Magazines & Newspapers


Does the library circulate magazines?

Yes, Lee-Whedon houses more than 100 magazines for circulation.


Where are the Newspapers and Magazines located?mag1

The Magazine and newspaper sections are located in the far southwest corner of the building.


What adult magazines are available for check-out?

The following magazines are available:

American Patchwork & Quilting
American Survival Guide
Atlantic Monthly
The Backwoodsman
Better Homes & Gardens
Birds & Blooms
Civil War Monitor
Consumer Reports
Cooking Light
Country Garden
Country Living
Country Woman
Cuisine at Home
Diabetes Self-Management
Do It Yourself
Dr. Oz: The Good Life
Eating Well
Elle Decor
Everyday with Rachael Ray
Family Circle
Family Fun
Family Handyman
Family Tree
Field & Stream
Fine Homebuilding
(585) Magazine – new as of 5/2017
Garden Gate
Good Housekeeping
Healthy Living – new as of 5/2017
Magnolia Journal – new as of 5/2017
Mailbox Preschool
Martha Stewart
Men’s Health
Mother Earth News
National Geographic Society
National Geographic Traveler
New York Archives
New Yorker
Old House Journal
Petersen’s Hunting
Popular Mechanics
Popular Science
Practical Homeschooling
Reader’s Digest
Reader’s Digest Large Print
Real Simple
Scientific American
Simply Gluten Free
Southern Living
Taste of Home
Taste of Home Simple & Delicious
This Old House
Vacations – new as of 5/2017
Vegetarian Times
Weight Watchers
Western New York Family – FREE
Western New York Heritage
World of Interiors

Do you also have children’s magazines?

mag2Yes, our collection consists of six juvenile magazines:
American Girl
Girl’s Life
LEGO Magazine
National Geographic Kids
Sports Illustrated for Kids


What about Young Adult magazines?


Yes, the library has teen magazines:

Game Informer
Kids Code
MAD Magazine
NYLON Magazine
Teen Vogue



What is the borrowing time-frame for magazines?

Magazines have a two-week lending period and do not accrue late fees.


Can magazines be downloaded to my device for free?

Yes, using RBDigital, a free magazine reader. Once downloaded, the magazines are yours to keep forever. Download the RBDigital link from your tablet to get started.



Does the library have newspapers?

Yes, the library subscribes to several different newspapers. They are:

The Batavia Daily News
The Buffalo News
The Democrat & Chronicle
The Lockport Union Sun & Journal
The USA Today
Your Hometown EXTRA


Are newspapers available to check-out?

No, our newspapers are for in-house use only.


Does the library keep back issues of newspapers?

Yes, we keep back issues for up to one month for each paper. We also have microfilm of the Medina Register that dates back to the 1800’s. You can browse old Medina papers online, using the New York State Historic Newspapers site.


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