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Clay County library offers online newspapers for free

The Clay County library in Fleming Island.
Randy Roguski
The Clay County library in Fleming Island.

The Clay County Library System is now giving card holders free digital access to newspapers.

With a valid library card, Clay County residents can browse millions of articles and video clips from local, state, national and international sources, regardless of whether they have a paid subscription to those outlets.

By going to and going to the digital library section, current and past editions of national newspapers and wire services like The Wall Street Journal and the Associated Press are available for free, as well as local publications like The Florida Times-Union and the Gainesville Sun.

Readers also can search over 12,000 titles spanning a wide variety of sources. Enter a topic into the search bar and all articles containing that word or phrase are listed along with a preview of the content containing the searched words.

Reporter Raymon Troncoso joined WJCT News in June of 2021 after concluding his fellowship with Report For America, where he was embedded with Capitol News Illinois covering Illinois state government with a focus on policy and equity. You can reach him at (904) 358-6319 or and follow him on Twitter @RayTroncoso.