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Magazines at RPL

The following magazines are owned and retained by Rockport Public Library. Click a link to visit the magazine's website.

Unless noted otherwise, magazines are located in the periodicals room.

Magazine Collection

Quick Index: A B C D E F G H I K L M N O P R S T U V W Y

America (weekly)
America is the only national Catholic weekly magazine in the United States.  Retained since 2010.

American Ancestors
American Ancestors features a wide range of article topics and styles, and is designed to appeal to family historians of all levels.  Located in the Rockport Room, retained since 2010.

American Art Review
"Discover the richness and variety of America's artistic heritage."
Bi-monthly. Retained since 2004. Located in the Rockport Room (lower level). Non-circulating.

American Artist
Monthly. Retained since 1998.

American Girl
"The most popular magazine in America for girls 8-12!"
Bi-monthly. Retained since 2005. Located in the Junior Room.

American Heritage
"History's Homepage."
Bi-monthly. Retained since 2003.

American History
Bi-monthly. Retained since 1996.

American Spirit
From the Daughter's of the American Revolution National Society.
Bi-monthly. Retained since 2000. Located in the Rockport Room. Non-circulating.

Antiques
"The guide to buying art, contemporary art, and antiques."
Monthly. Retained since 2004.

Antiques & Collecting
Monthly. Retained since 2003.

Architectural Digest
"The international magazine of design."
Monthly. Retained since 2000.

Architecture Boston

ArchitectureBoston, a quarterly publication of the Boston Society of Architects, explores the ways architecture influences and is influenced by our environment and our society.

Art & Antiques
Monthly. Retained since 2001.

Art in America
"The World's Premier Art Magazine"
Monthly. Retained since 2006.

Art News
"The oldest, most widely-read fine arts magazine in the world."
Monthly (except summer). Retained since 2000.

Artist's Magazine
Monthly. Retained since 2001.

Atlantic
Monthly. Retained since 2000.

Baby Talk
Monthly. Retained since 2002. Located in the Junior Room.

Bicycling
Monthly. Retained since 2003.

Bon Appetit
Monthly. Retained since 2000.

Boston Consumers Checkbook
Nonprofit Consumers' CHECKBOOK reveals the Boston area's service companies and stores rated Best (& Worst) for quality and prices. We name names! CHECKBOOK magazine tells you the best-rated auto repair shops, plumbers, veterinarians, banks, dentists, carpet cleaners ... and much more.  Retained since 2010

Boston Magazine
"Your Guide to the Good Life"
Monthly. Retained since 2005.

Boys' Life
Monthly. Retained since 2004. Located in the Junior Room.

British Heritage
Bi-monthly. Retained since 1998.

Budget Travel
"Vacations for real people."
Monthly. Retained since 2004.

Business Week
Weekly.

Cat Fancy
Monthly. Retained since 2002.

Children's Digest
Monthly. Retained since 2003. Located in the Junior Room.

Christian Science Monitor
The Christian Science Monitor is an international news organization that delivers thoughtful, global coverage via its website, weekly magazine, daily news briefing, email newsletters, and mobile site.

Coastal Living
"For people who love the coast."
Monthly. Retained since 2001.

Cobblestone
Monthly (except June, July, and August). Retained since 2004. Located in the Junior Room.

Collector Magazine and Price Guide
Monthly. Retained since 2002.

Conde Nast Traveler
"Truth in Travel."
Monthly. Retained since 1997.

Consumer Reports
"Expert. Independent. Nonprofit."
Monthly. Retained since 1999.

Cooking Light
Monthly. Retained since 2001.

Cook's Illustrated
"Recipes that work."
Monthly. Retained since 2004.

Country Living
Monthly. Retained since 2000.

Creative Knitting
"Easy knitting for everyone!"
Bi-monthly. Retained since 2004.

Cricket
Monthly. Retained since 1998. Located in the Junior Room.

Discover
Monthly. Retained since 1999.

Disney Adventures
Monthly. Retained since 2002. Located in the Junior Room.

Dog Fancy
Monthly. Retained since 2002.

Down East
"The magazine of Maine."
Monthly. Retained since 1999.

Economist
Weekly. Retained since 2005.

Elderhostel - now called Exploritas
"Adventures in Lifelong Learning."
Seven issues per year. Retained since 2003.

Esquire
Monthly. Retained since 2000.

Family Fun
Monthly. Retained since 2001. Located in the Junior Room.

Fine Cooking
"For people who love to cook."
Bi-monthly. Retained since 2003.

Fine Gardening
Bi-monthly. Retained since 2002.

Fitness
"Mind, body & spirit"
Monthly. Retained since 2004.

Forbes
Bi-weekly. Retained since 2005.

Foreign Affairs
Since its founding in 1922, Foreign Affairs has been the leading forum for serious discussion of American foreign policy and global affairs. It is published by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), a non-profit and nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to improving the understanding of U.S. foreign policy and international affairs through the free exchange of ideas.  Retained since 2008.

Fortune
Bi-weekly. Retained since 2006.

Girls' Life
Bi-monthly. Retained since 2005. Located in the Junior Room.

Glamour
Monthly. Retained since 1999.

Golf Digest
Monthly. Retained since 2001.

Good Housekeeping
Monthly. Retained since 1999.

Gourmet
Monthly. Retained since 2005.

Harper's
Monthly. Retained since 2005.

Health News
"Your source for health and medicine."
Monthly. Retained since 1996.

Healthy Cooking
Monthly. Retained since 2002.

Heritage Quest
Bi-monthly. Retained since 1999. Located in the Local History Room.

Highlights for Children
"Fun with a Purpose."
Monthly. Retained since 2004. Located in the Junior Room.

Historic New England
"Defining the past. Shaping the future."
Quarterly. Retained since 2001. Located in the Local History Room.

Horticulture
"Inspiring gardeners for 100 years."
Monthly. Retained since 1999.

House and Garden
"Design for the well-lived life."
Monthly. Retained since 2002.

InStyle
Monthly. Retained since 2004.

Islands
"The Leading Guide to Island Travel."
Bi-monthly. Retained since 1997.

Kiplinger's Personal Finance
"Your guide to making money work."
Monthly. Retained since 1997.

Kirkus Book Reviews
Bi-weekly. Retained since 1999. Located at the main desk.

La Cucina Italiana
Bi-monthly. Retained since 2003.

Ladies Home Journal
Monthly. Retained since 1996.

Ladybug
"The magazine for young children."
Monthly. Retained since 2000. Located in the Junior Room.

London Review of Books
Bi-weekly. Retained since 2004.

MacWorld
Monthly. Retained since 1999.

Maine Antique Digest
"The world-wide marketplace for Americana."
Monthly. Retained since 2002.

Martha Stewart Living
Monthly. Retained since 1996.

Mayo Clinic Health Letter
"Reliable information for a healthier life."
Monthly. Retained since 2001. Non-circulating.

Men's Health
Monthly. Retained since 2003.

Metropolitan Home
Monthly. Retained since 2000.

Money
Monthly. Retained since 2003.

MorningStar Mutual Funds
Bi-weekly. Retained since 2006. Located at the main desk.

Mother Jones
"Smart, fearless journalism."
Bi-monthly. Retained since 2004.

N.A.D.A Official Used Car Guide
Monthly. Retained since 2000.

National Geographic
Monthly. Retained since 1997.

National Geographic Kids
Monthly. Retained since 2005. Located in the Junior Room.

National Geographic Traveler
"All travel, all the time."
Quarterly. Retained since 1998.

National Review
Bi-monthly. Retained since 2005.

Nature
Weekly. Retained since 2005.

New England Ancestors
From the New England Historic Genealogical Society
Quarterly. Retained since 2000. Located in the Local History Room. Non-circulating.

New Republic
Weekly. Retained since 2005.

New York Review of Books
Bi-weekly. Retained since 2005.

New York Times Book Review
Weekly. Retained since 2006.

New Yorker
Weekly. Retained since 2005.

Newsweek
Weekly. Retained since 2005.

O, the Oprah Magazine
Monthly. Retained since 2000.

Outside
Monthly. Retained since 2003.

Parenting
Monthly. Retained since 2002. Located in the Junior Room.

PC Magazine
"The independent guide to technology."
Bi-monthly. Retained since 2005.

People
Weekly. Retained since 2006.

Poetry
Monthly. Retained since 2003.

Popular Magazines

Popular Mechanics
Monthly. Retained since 1996.

Popular Photography
Monthly. Retained since 2004.

Prevention
"Smart ways to live well."
Monthly. Retained since 2003.

Psychology Today
Bi-monthly. Retained since 1996.

Ranger Rick
Monthly. Retained since 1996. Located in the Junior Room.

Reader's Digest
Monthly. Retained since 1996.

Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature
Monthly. Retained since 1997. Located in Reference.

Real Simple
"Life made easier."
Monthly. Retained since 2004.

Redbook
Monthly. Retained since 2000.

Rolling Stone
Bi-monthly. Retained since 2005.

Runner's World
Monthly. Retained since 2002.

Sail
Monthly. Retained since 2000.

Science
Weekly. Retained since 2005.

Scientific American
Monthly. Retained since 1999.

Sculpture Review
Quarterly. Retained since 2004.

Self
"At your best."
Monthly. Retained since 2002.

Sesame Street
Monthly. Retained since 1999. Located in the Junior Room.

Sesame Street Parents
Monthly. Retained since 1994. Located in the Junior Room.

Seventeen
Monthly. Retained since 2000.

Sew News
"Creating for you and your home."
Monthly. Retained since 2004.

Sierra
"Explore, enjoy, and protect the plantet."
Bi-monthly. Retained since 2001.

Smart Computing in Plain English
Monthly. Retained since 1999.

SmartMoney
Monthly. Retained since 2004.

Smithsonian
Monthly. Retained since 2000.

Southern Living
"The heart of Southern life."
Monthly. Retained since 2004.

Spider
"The magazine for children."
Monthly. Retained since 2005. Located in the Junior Room.

Sports Illustrated
Weekly. Retained since 2005.

Sports Illustrated for Kids
Monthly. Retained since 2000. Located in the Junior Room.

Teen People
Monthly. Retained since 2003.

Teen Vogue
Monthly. Retained since 2004.

The Beacon (a Mass. Municipal publication)
The Beacon is the MMA’s monthly news publication, covering the latest legislative and other developments that affect cities and towns. The Beacon includes a calendar of events and classified advertising, among other features.

The Nation
Weekly. Retained since 2005.

This Old House
10 issues per year. Retained since 1996.

Time
Weekly. Retained since 2005.

TLS, the Times Literary Supplement
Weekly. Retained since 2005.

Town & Country
Monthly. Retained since 1997.

Travel and Leisure
Monthly. Retained since 2002.

Tropical Fish Hobbyist
"The leading aquarium magazine for over half a century."
Monthly. Retained since 2006.

US News & World Report
Weekly. Retained since 2005.

Utne
"Understanding the next evolution."
Bi-monthly. Retained since 1998.

Value Line
Weekly. Retained since 2005. Located at the main desk. Non-circulating.

Vanity Fair
Monthly. Retained since 2005.

Veggie Life
Quarterly. Retained since 2003.

Vogue
Monthly. Retained since 2003.

Watercolor
Quarterly. Retained since 2004.

Weight Watchers
Monthly. Retained since 2004.

Wired
Monthly. Retained since 2004.

Wooden Boat
"The nagazine for wooden boat owners, builders and designers."
Monthly. Retained since 2001.

Writer's Digest
Monthly. Retained since 1998.

Yankee
"The magazine of New England living."
Monthly. Retained since 1998.

Yoga Journal
Bi-monthly. Retained since 2003.