Introducing provides access to the news articles from the New York Times newspaper on any computer, smartphone, or tablet with an internet connection. is offered in English, Spanish, and Chinese.

To Get Started in the Library:

  • On any library computer or on the library wireless network, visit You do not need to sign in.

To Get Started Everywhere Else:

  • Visit our Digital Resources page and select You will be prompted to sign in with your library barcode and PIN (typically the last four digits of your telephone number).
  • Once you have logged in, you will arrive on a page.
  • If you do not have NYTimes account: select Create Account. Enter a valid email address, create a password, then select Other/None-Academic under type of user.
  • If you have a free NYTimes account: select Log In Here, enter your email address and password, then select Other/Non-Academic under type of user.
  • If you have a paid subscription to you will need to create a new account to access your Oakville Public Library pass. Follow the instructions to create a new account using a different email address than the one you use for your existing account.
  • Once you have created an account, you will be issued a pass that will allow you 72 hours of access to You will get a message that indicates when you pass expires and a link to go to

Using on a Smartphone or Tablet

  • Follow the instructions above to create a account and secure a pass.
  • Download and install the NYTimes app for iOS or Android from your app store.
  • Log in using your account.

Quick Facts

  • Each pass gives you 72 hours of access to Once it has expired, you can log in again to get a new pass.
  • is available in your internet browser, or by downloading the New York Times app for iOS or Android.
  • Your library card will also give you access to the New York Times Cooking app for iOS.
  • is a third-party service that is governed by its own privacy policy and practices. We recommend consulting their Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

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