Sharon Advocate and the Sharon Item Newspapers Online

A special thank you to the Sharon Community Preservation Commission for funding the Local History Project in 2015, the Sharon Public Library was able to begin the digitization process for the Town of Sharon Newspapers.  More newspapers will be added as funds allow.  The following newspapers and ranges have been digitized.

"Sharon Item" - 1909 
"Sharon Advocate - 1880-1919
Link to the site here -

Newspapers & Magazines Databases

The Boston Globe
  • Coverage dating from 1980 to present

The New York Times

  • Coverage dating from 1985 to present

Popular Magazines
  • A collection of popular magazines with a strong focus on current events, sports, science, and health
  • Includes Cosmopolitan, Ebony, Men's Health, Newsweek, The New Yorker, Popular Science, and more

RBdigital Magazines
  • Full-color, interactive digital magazines in PDF
  • Current and back issues available for immediate browsing and borrowing