Welcome to The Newspaper Archives of Cedar Rapids Public Library
This online database contains more than 665,000 historical newspaper pages from Cedar Rapids. The full-page newspapers, dating back to 1857, are searchable by keyword and date, making it easy for you to quickly explore historical content.
Use the archive to gain a local perspective on historical news, to research your family history or to simply read about a person or event that interests you. We invite you to visit the archive often, as additional pages will be added as they become available.