The New York Times

Complimentary access to The New York Times is provided by Monroe County Public Library. Library patrons can use and all NYT mobile apps, as well as their international editions.

Users will find a variety of topics covered with unsurpassed quality and depth through breaking news articles, blogs, videos and interactive features. Users can discover and share content on social networks, save articles, subscribe to email newsletters of areas of interest and receive news alerts, either on predefined topics or through a keyword search the user designates. Complimentary access includes the mobile app NYT Now, a selection of top stories handpicked by The Times editors, as well as subscriptions to What We’re Reading, a weekly guide to recommended reading on the web, and all other newsletters.


To get started, visit NYTimes Pass and follow the on-screen instructions.

  • If you’re outside of the Library, login with your username (or library card number) and password when prompted. If you’re inside the Library, this step will be bypassed. Note: Off-site access is limited to 60 logins per day.
  • Next, create an account using your email address and a password of your choice. Moving forward, you can continue to use this to login, or you can create a new username and password if you forget yours.
  • Your login will give you access to The New York Times from anywhere on any device for 24 hours. Once it expires, you can come back to the Library's link for the NYTimes Pass page to login again.