♦ Newspapers and microfilm are located on the 4th floor of the library.
♦ The NJ State Library currently receives several major NJ newspapers representing a wide range of geographic regions throughout the state.
♦ About 70 older newspapers are available on microfilm.
♦ Find a subject index to a Newspaper Clipping File covering the 1950's to the 1980's for several major NJ papers. More information about the clipping file can be found in the Historic and Current Newspapers section.
The New Jersey State Archives, located nearby at 225 West State Street, Trenton NJ, also has a large collection of historical newspapers on microfilm.
Newspaper / Holdings
Asbury Park Press / January 1968 - current
Courier-Post (Camden) / October 1949 - current
Newark Star-Ledger / August 1945 - current
Press of Atlantic City / January 1968 - 2015; 2017 [note: no 2016]; most recent 4 months
Record (Bergen) / January 1960 - 2015; most recent 4 months
Times of Trenton (Trenton Times) / May 5, 1883 - current
Trentonian / January 1964 - current [Subscription temporarily on hold]
Out-of-State Newspapers / Holdings
Current month plus 3 previous months are available in print.
Afro-American (Baltimore/Washington) / most recent 4 months
Note: the following print subscriptions are temporarily on hold due to pandemic. Microfilm is available except for most recent 3 months.
New York Times / September 18, 1851 - current
Philadelphia Inquirer / January 1970 - current
Wall Street Journal / January 1958 - current
An index of all known digitized newspapers published in New Jersey.
Search by county or map location to find newspapers that have been digitized and those in process.
Trenton Evening Times. Friday, September 18, 1908