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Thayer Public Library, 798 Washington Street, Braintree MA 02184, Phone 781-848-0405
spacer Thayer Public Library carries a large selection of current newspapers and magazines.  Magazines in the protective plastic  covers are available to enjoy in the library and may not be checked out.  All  other magazines may can be checked out for two weeks.  Newspapers are available for in library use only.

The library holds magazines for the current year and one previous year.  Newspapers are held for at least four months.   Back issues of adult newspapers and magazines are available in the Reference Department on the Lower Level.

Complete listing of newspaper and magazine titles by location:

Main Level: 


AARP Bulletin Christian Science Monitor Glamour New York Times Book Review Sheet Music Magazine
AARP The Magazine Chronicle of Higher Education Golf Digest New York Times Large Type Shopsmart
Aerospace Source Book Communication Arts Good Housekeeping New York Times Magazine Ski
American-National Catholic Weekly Conde Nast Traveler Harper's Bazaar New Yorker Sky & Telescope
American Artist Consumer Reports Harpers Magazine Newsweek Southern Living
American Craft Consumer Reports On Health Health O : the Oprah Magazine Sporting News
American Heritage Cooking Light Health News Old House Journal Sports Illustrated
Antiques the Magazine Cooks Illustrated Horoscope Guide Opera News Technology Review
Archaeology Crafts 'N Things House Beautiful Organic Gardening Threads
Architectural Digest Creative Knitting Instyle Outdoor Life Time
Art New England Crochet World Interior Design Outside Today's Christian Woman
Arthur Frommers Budget Travel  Dance Magazine Jazztimes Magazine Parabola Travel 50 & Beyond
Asimov's Science Fiction Dirt Rider Jewelry Artist PC World USA Today
Astronomy Discover Knit 'N Style People U.S. News & World Report
Atlantic Monthly Dog Fancy Ladies' Home Journal Pink Utne Reader
Audrey - CA/For US Dolls Latina Places Vacations
Aviation Week & Space Technology Down East Lucky Popular Mechanics Vanity Fair
Backpacker Dwell Martha Stewart Living Popular Photography Vegetarian Times
Bead & Button Ebony Massachusetts Wildlife Popular Science Vibe
Better Homes and Gardens Elle Men's Health Prevention Victorian Homes
Bicycling Elle Décor Men's Journal Psychology Today Vogue
Bicycling Buyers Guide Entertainment Weekly Model Railroader Quick & Easy Crochet Wired
Birders World Entrepreneur More Quilters Newsletter Magazine Woman's Day
Birds & Blooms ESPN Magazine Mother Earth News Quiltmaker Wooden Boat
Boating Esquire Mother Jones Reader's Digest Workbench
Body + Soul Essence Motor Trend Reader's Digest - Large Print Writer's Digest
Bon Appetit Everyday with Rachel Ray NARFE Magazine Real Simple Yankee
Boston Globe Extreme How-To National Geographic Redbook Yoga Journal
Boston Herald Family Circle National Review Road and Track
Boston Magazine Family Handyman National Wildlife Rolling Stone
Braintree Forum Family Tree Magazine Natural Health Runners World
Bridal Guide Fine Gardening Natural History Sail
Brides Food & Wine New Republic Saturday Evening Post
Cape Cod Life Food Network Magazine New Scientist Scientific American
Car and Driver GQ New York Self
Cat Fancy Games Magazine New York Times - Northeast Ed. Shape

Upper Level: 


American Girl Disney and Me Pack-o-fun
Babybug Disney's Princess Parenting -Early Years
Beckett Baseball Faces Parenting - School Years
Beckett Basketball Family Fun Magazine Parents
Book Links Highlights for Children Plays
Boys Life Hopscotch Ranger Rick
Boys Quest Horn Book Guide School Library Journal
Bulletin for  Center for Childrens Books Horn Book Magazine Spider
Calliope Humpty Dumpty Sports Illustrated Kids
Chickadee Jack & Jill Stone Soup
Children's Digest Kids Discover Storyworks - Teachers Ed.
Cobblestone Ladybug Thomas & Friends
Cousteau Kids Muse Working Mother
Cricket National Geographic Kids Your Big Backyard
Crinkles New Moon Zoobooks
Dig Nick
Discovery Girls Odyssey

Lower Level: 

Faze America's Best Big Companies-Forbes Platinum 400
Game Informer Banker & Tradesman
Girls Life Barrons
MAD Boston Business Journal
Next Step Magazine Boston Business Journal Book of Lists
PC Gamer Boston Consumers Checkbook
Ride BMX Braintree Forum
Seventeen Business Week
Shonen Jump Consumer Reports
Spin Consumer Reports Money Adviser
Teen Vogue Economist
Teen Voices Forbes
Thrasher Fortune
Transworld Skateboarding Harvard Business Review
Voice of Youth Advocates Inc.
Investors Business Daily
Kiplingers Personal Finance
Smart Money
Wall Street Journal

The Reference Department also has the following publications on microfilm or microfiche:
  • The Braintree Bee: 11-29-1919 to 12-22-1984
  • The Braintree Citizen: 1-1922 to 12-1924
  • The Braintree Forum: 1-1881 to Present
  • The Braintree Star: 6-20-1968 to 12-31-1984