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Here are a listing of our periodicals that are available in our Reading Room.


Weekly Magazines:


Bloomberg Businessweek: Information and commentary about what’s happening in the business world.

The Economist: “First published in September 1843 to take part in ‘a severe contest between intelligence, which presses forward, and an unworthy, timid ignorance obstructing our progress’.”

Entertainment Weekly: Covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books, and popular culture, including media news and critical reviews.

Maclean’s: Canadian news magazine reporting on Canadian politics, pop culture, and current events.

The Nation: Focuses on politics and culture, and describes itself as “the flagship of the left.”

New York Magazine: Bi-weekly magazine about life, culture, politics, and style, with an emphasis on New York City.

The New Yorker: Includes reporting, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.

People: Includes celebrity news, interviews, and human interest stories.

Sports Illustrated: Features sports-related articles and photographs, including columns written by leading sports analysts and announcers.

Time: Features news from the United States and around the world .

The Week: Provides multiple perspectives on the week’s news, including current events, health, media, science, arts, and more.



Monthly Magazines:

Adirondack Life: Features articles about the history and culture of the Adirondack Region, as well as recreational activities and photography.

Air & Space: Published by the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum, this magazine focuses on topics related to aviation, space travel, and space-related physics.

Alpinist: A quarterly magazine focusing on mountaineering ascents worldwide (based in Jeffersonville, VT!).

Antiques: Monthly arts publication focused on architecture, interior design, and fine and decorative arts.

Architectural Digest: Monthly interior design magazine, with some architectural aspects.

Art New England: New England’s contemporary art and culture magazine.

ARTnews: New York City based visual-arts magazine, covering ancient to contemporary time periods. Includes news, investigative reports, reviews of exhibitions, and profiles of various artists and collectors.  

The Artist’s Magazine: Directed at artists, this magazine focuses on painting technique, special effects, marketing, and business topics.

The Atlantic: Created as a literary and cultural commentary magazine, The Atlantic is now considered a high-quality review with a moderate world view and includes commentary on major issues in contemporary political affairs. The magazine has published many new writers and poets who have gone on to gain widespread recognition.

Backcountry: For fans of skiing and snowboarding, this magazine includes high-definition photography, stories, safety tips, and gear reviews, as well as information about destinations worldwide.

Better Homes and Gardens: Includes articles on homes, cooking, gardening, crafts, healthy living, decorating, and entertaining.

Bicycling: Includes information on road biking, mountain biking, and cycling, including bike reviews and gear, tips, training articles, expert advice, and more.

Bon Appetit: This food lifestyle magazine includes cooking tools and tips, as well as articles on cooking, restaurants, chefs, culture, and travel.

Canadian Living: Lifestyle magazine with articles on food, fashion, crafts, health, and family advice.

Car & Driver: Monthly magazine for automotive enthusiasts.

****Consumer Reports - Monthly magazine with product reviews and ratings on Cars, Appliances, Products, Technology and more! We have the last 3 years worth of magazines available for reference. 

Cooking Light: Includes healthy low-calorie recipes and tips.

Cook’s Illustrated: Published by America’s Test Kitchen every other month, this magazine includes extensive recipe testing and detailed instructions, as well as evaluations of kitchen supplies, food, and ingredients.

Country Living: Focuses on cooking, decorating, gardening, and antique collecting.

Dwell: Dedicated to modern architecture and design.

Eating Well: Provides inspiration and information to help people make healthy choices.

Décor (Elle): A guide to decorating and design, including products, tools, and tips to help you decorate, renovate, and entertain.

Esquire: Men’s magazine featuring news, politics, celebrity interviews, fashion advice, and recipes for food and drink.

Family Fun: Written for parents of kids ages 3 to 12, including cooking, vacations, parties, holidays, crafts, and education.

Fine Gardening: A magazine for gardening enthusiasts with advice from horticulture experts and landscape professionals.

Fine Homebuilding: Residential construction magazine featuring techniques, tools and materials, design ideas, and information on energy efficiency.

Fine Woodworking: A magazine for highly skilled woodworkers, including techniques, complex theory, and showcasing of work.

Foreign Affairs: American journal of international relations and U.S. foreign policy

Harper’s: The second oldest monthly magazine in the U.S., Harper’s is focused on literature, politics, culture, finance, and the arts.

Health: A woman’s health magazine covering diet, self-help, relationships, and fashion and beauty tips.

House Beautiful: Interior decorating magazine focusing on decorating and the domestic arts.

InStyle: Includes articles about beauty, fashion, home style, entertaining, charitable endeavors, and celebrity lifestyle.

Kiplinger’s: Advises readers on managing money, including investment, retirement planning, taxes, insurance, real estate, buying and leasing cars, health care, travel, and paying for college.

Martha Stewart Living: A magazine about gardening, entertaining, renovating, cooking, collecting, and creating.

Men’s Health: Men’s magazine covering lifestyle topics including fitness, nutrition, fashion, and sexuality.

Men’s Journal: Lifestyle magazine focused on outdoor recreation and including editorials on the outdoors, environmental issues, healthy, fitness, style and fashion, and gear.

Money: Covers personal finance topics including investing, saving, retirement, taxes, and family finance.

Mother Earth News: Promotes renewable energy, recycling, family farms, responsible agricultural practices, better eating habits, natural health, meaningful education and affordable housing. The magazine includes simple, practical how-to advice.

National Geographic: The official magazine of the National Geographic Society, containing articles about geography, history, and world culture.

National Geographic Traveler: Published by National Geographic, this magazine focuses on travel and destinations around the world.

National Review: Conservative news, commentary, and opinion on current events.

Natural Health: A resource for heathly eating and a healthy lifestyle. 

New York Times Book Review: A weekly supplement to The New York Times which reviews current fiction and non-fiction books.

New York Times Magazine: Sunday magazine supplement included in the New York Times featuring articles longer than those in the newspaper.

O, The Oprah Magazine: A monthly women’s magazine by Oprah Winfrey, including health and style.

Organic Life: A Canadian sustainable lifestyle magazine, including articles on organic gardening, renewable energy, green homes, natural health, sustainable business, eco-tourism, homeschooling, and natural parenting.

Orion: Focuses on environmental and cultural issues, with an emphasis on the idea that human are morally responsible to take care of the environment, and a bond with nature helps us to live up to this responsibility.

Outside: Magazine focused on the outdoors and outdoor adventure activities.

Parents: Features scientific information on child development geared to help parents with young children. Includes health, safety, behavior, discipline and education, as well as pregnancy, marriage, and beauty.

Poets & Writers: Features literary-based new articles, critical reviews, interviews with prominent authors, and resources for writers, including information on grants and awards and literary events.

Popular Mechanics: Features regular sections on automotive, home, outdoors, science, and technology topics.

Popular Science: Monthly magazine about current science and technology.

Prevention: Healthy living magazine, including information on food, nutrition, workouts, beauty, and cooking.

Real Simple: Women’s magazine featuring articles and information on homekeeping, childcare, cooking, and emotional wellbeing.

Rolling Stone: Pop-culture magazine focused on film, television, and music.

Runner’s World: Magazine for runners of all skill-levels, with tips on workouts, nutrition, and gear as well as articles about athletes. 

Saveur: Gourmet food, wine, and travel magazine specializing in articles about world cuisines.

Scientific American: Popular science magazine, often featuring articles written by famous or important scientists.

Shutterbug: Magazine for serious photography enthusiasts.

Ski: A guide to the best ski resorts and gear worldwide, as well as advice and tips for skiers.

Smithsonian: The official journal of the Smithsonian Institution, and includes history, science, current events, and excellent photography.

Snowboarder: Magazine for snowboard enthusiasts, featuring pro-boarders, interest stories, gear, and locations around the world.

Snowboarding: Magazine focused on snowboarding culture, featuring the sport, culture, and lifestyle of modern snowboarding.

This Old House: Home improvement magazine with how-to projects, inspiration, and advice for homeowners.

Travel & Leisure: Travel magazine with tips, news, and information about vacation destinations worldwide.

Utne: Utne Reader collects and reprints articles on politics, culture, and the environment from various journals, newsletters, weeklys, and zines.

Vanity Fair: Magazine of popular culture, fashion, and current affairs.

Vegetarian: Recipes and information for vegetarians and food enthusiasts.

Vogue: Fashion and lifestyle magazine widely considered to be the world’s most influential fashion magazine.

Whole Dog Journal: Nutrition, training, and grooming advice for healthy dogs.

Wheel Tracks: The offical monthly publication for Vermont automobile enthusiats.

Wired: Monthly magazine reporting on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy and politics.

Writer’s Digest: For beginning and established writers, the digest contains interviews, calls for work, and advice, as well as writing contests.



New York Times Daily: 117-time Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper reporting on news and current events.

Boston Globe Daily: The daily edition of the long-running Boston Globe.

Burlington Free Press: The largest daily newspaper in Vermont, published daily out of Burlington.

Times Argus: Daily morning newspaper serving the capital region of Vermont.

News & Citizen: Morrisville, VT’s weekly newspaper.

New York Times Sunday Edition: Supplemented edition of the NYT, including The New York Times Book Review, The New York Times Magazine, and T: The New York Times Style Magazine.

Boston Globe Sunday Edition: Special, expanded Sunday edition of the daily Boston Globe.

Boston Globe Magazine: Special supplement included in the Sunday edition of the Boston Globe.

Barron’s: American financial magazine, including financial market information, developments, relevant statistics, news, and a weekly wrap-up of the previous week's market activity.

Wall Street Journal: Focused on business, the WSJ is the largest newspaper in the United States (based on circulation). 

Stowe Reporter: Stowe’s local weekly paper.

Transcript: Newspaper covering North Central Vermont.


Teen Magazines:

Mad Magazine: Satirical magazine featuring recurring segments and send-ups and current events and celebrities.

Seventeen: Fashion, beauty, and dating tips for teenage girls.

Transworld Skateboarding: Skate culture magazine featuring pictures, news, and skateboarding events.


Children’s Magazines:

Sports Illustrated Kids: Spin-off of the adult Sports Illustrated, the monthly kid’s version features sports commentary aimed at children, as well as profiles of adult and child athletes.

Ladybug: Illustrated literary magazine for kids ages 2 to 6.

Muse: Magazine for kids ages 9 and up, featuring articles about science, history, and the arts.

National Geographic Kids: National Geographic’s children’s magazine includes stories about animals, science, technology, archaeology, geography, and pop culture.

Ranger Rick Junior: Children’s nature magazine published by the National Wildlife Federation.

American Girl: Magazine featuring articles about real-life girls, published by the American Girl company.

Zoobooks: Each issues features a different animal, and includes all of the species of that animal, educational diagrams, and facts. 

Kids Discover: Children’s magazine with different themes, including government, science, and history. Aimed at giving elementary-age students a general understanding of various subjects.


Other Publications:

History Connections: Quartly publication of the Vermont Historical Society

Yankee: New England magazine focusing on vacation tips, travel destinations, and tourist attractions in the region.

Green Mountains Review: Literary journal published biannually out of Johnson State College in Vermont.

Business People Vermont: Profiles of Vermont businesses and business people.

Northern Woodlands: Published by the Center for Northern Woodland Education, a group dedicated to advancing a culture of forest stewardship in the NE and increasing understanding of and appreciation for the region’s forests.

VBM (Vermont Business Magazine): Features information on Vermont businesses and the people who run them.

Vermont Life: Quarterly magazine about the Vermont lifestyle.

Vermont Magazine: Lifestyle magazine about the state of Vermont.

Long Trail News: Magazine published by Vermont’s Green Mountain Club. 


*****These items do not circulate for reference only.

Current issues of magazines are not for circulation- but can be read in the library. 

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