Read the New York Times for Free


Are you a currently enrolled UNC student? Then you’re a few short steps from having full access to the New York Times online through UNC Libraries.

Sign up by visiting and registering with your UNC email address.

Have a few questions or want to learn more? Check out this UNC libraries page about the New York Times Academic Pass.

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Spring Break 2017

spring break hours

Stuck with books instead of beaches this Spring Break? We’re here for you!

March 13th–17th
9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Our regular hours will resume on March 20th.

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Winter Break 2016

Winter Break 2016 hours

School is over, but we’re still open!

December 19th–21st
9 a.m.–4 p.m.

December 22nd–January 2nd

January 3rd–January 10th
9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Our regular hours will resume on January 11th.

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Extended library hours

Park Library extended exam hours

Need a place to study? We’ll be open late during exams!

Monday–Thursday, 12/5–12/15
8:30 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

Friday, 12/9
8:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Friday, 12/16
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

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Six magazines in one app

The Park Library now has Flipster, an app for reading magazines on your phone, computer, or tablet. Through Flipster we have access to:

  • Essence
  • O, the Oprah Magazine
  • Popular Photography
  • Vanity Fair
  • ESPN Magazine
  • Newsweek en Español

To use Flipster on your mobile device:

  1. Download the app for iOS or Android.
  2. Visit our Flipster page on your device.
  3. Click on the issue you’d like to read.
  4. Once it loads, open the menu and choose “Open in App.”

To use Flipster on your computer:

  1. Visit our Flipster page.
  2. Click on the issue you’d like to read.
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Closed for Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving library hours

The Park Library will close for Thanksgiving break on Tuesday, November 22nd at 5 p.m. and re-open at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, November 28th.

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All the ads you need

All the ads you need in one place

The Park Library is here to help you find current or vintage ads. Check out our webpage on Print and Television Advertisments!

Need more ads? Come by the library to use our print collections on commercial art and the Clio Awards.

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Turn up the volume!

Bluetooth speaker graphic

Check out Park’s new bluetooth speaker at the circulation desk.

Posted in Library PR

Read the Wall Street Journal

WSJ access graphic

Read the Wall Street Journal online by visting!

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Park Library loves #uncfree!

Park Library loves #uncfree!

We’ll be observing First Amendment Day and Banned Books Week with story time, a contest, and two book displays.

Join us for Banned (Picture) Book Story Time and cookies on September 26th from 1:45 to 2:15. We’ll be reading The Lorax, And Tango Makes Three, and Where the Wild Things Are.

Sara loves The Lorax

Help us celebrate by posting a #shelfie of yourself with your favorite banned book to social media by October 1st. Tag it #ParkLibReadsBannedBooks and then stop by the library to win a #BannedBooksWeek button or sticker.

Need help picking a favorite? Check out the American Library Association’s list of the Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009 and this BuzzFeed list of 33 Must-Read Books to Celebrate Banned Books Week.

Left all your banned books at home? We’ve got you covered! The Park Library will have a selection of banned children’s books on display starting September 26th.

banned book buttons

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