Newspapers + Microfilm

Use our in-house microfilm machines to view historic newspapers during regular library hours, or try the links below!

View Cortland Free Library’s digitized newspapers here.




Visit NYS Historic Newspapers for free online access to many historic newspapers.

Local newspapers on microfilm housed at the Cortland Free Library include:

Cortland Advocate 1831-1837
Cortland Democrat 1840-1989
Cortland News 1880-1887
Cortland Observer 1825-1932
Cortland Republican  1815-1836
Cortland Repository 1814-1825
Cortland Standard 1867-present
Cortland Tribune 1948-1950
Cortland Whig   1840-1855
Gazette and Banner  1861-1869
Homer Independent  1959-1962
Homer Post  1931-1936
Homer Republican 1855-1919
Independent Villager 1980-1987
Republican Banner  1858-1861
Republican and Eagle 1837-1840