You can read the New York Times for free with your library card!

You can read the New York Times for free with your library card!

October 5, 2018, PARSONS, KS – Parsons Public Library is pleased to announce complimentary online access to the New York Times. Library card users will now have free access to and all NYT mobile apps, as well as the paper’s international editions.

With the New York Times, you will find a variety of topics covered with unsurpassed quality and depth through breaking-news articles, blogs, videos, and interactive features. It’s one of the country’s most distinguished papers of record.  You will have access to the current and historical New York Times, international editions, Spanish language editions, and special features.

From any desktop computer in the library or on your own device using the Library’s Wi-Fi network, your access is automatic once you create an account and log in at

To access the link on our website from home, work, or on the NYT mobile app, you must be a Parsons Public Library card user. If you already have a library card or need to apply for a library card, stop by the library and receive a password.

Once you have received a password, follow the New York Times at your Library link found on our website to claim your free 72-hour pass for New York Times digital access. Create an account at and log in to start reading. At the end of your complimentary 72 hours, you can return to our website, click the link again, and claim an additional pass. There is no weekly or monthly limit to the number of passes you can claim.

Join library director Samantha Graven as she shows us how to use these new digital subscriptions at 6:30 p.m., on Monday, October 8, and Monday, November 19.

Members of the community are invited to attend the free program, which will take place at the library, 311 South 17th St.  To sign up for the program or for more information, contact the library at 620-421-5920.


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