Skokie Newspaper Index

Search the Skokie Newspaper Index

Select the publication, years, enter a keyword, and click the Start Search button. A list of citations from the Skokie Review, Life: Skokie edition, and/or The News that contain your search terms will be displayed. The index contains citations to articles which appeared in the Skokie Review from 1984 to the present, Life: Skokie edition from 1978 through October 2004 when it ceased publication, and The News from 1960, 1963 to 1984 when it ceased publication. You may also browse the newspaper index by Author, Name, or Subject.

Prior years of The News and Life: Skokie Edition are in the Library's microfilm collection but are not indexed. Microfilm of other newspapers published in the Skokie area are in the collection but are not indexed. A summary of the Skokie area newspapers in the Library's holdings is available.

For complete information on the dates and issues available or for full text of articles visit the Library or contact the Library's Reference Desk by phone at 847.673.3733 or by email. The full text of articles in the Skokie Review may be available at their website or via the Newsbank database.

For example, enter the terms budget 219 in the keyword field. The search will return newspaper abstracts about District 219's budget.


Your search will include all publications and the most current year unless you change these settings. To search only one publication and/or only one year, use the mouse to highlight your choices. To select multiple publications and/or years, press the CTRL key while selecting your choices. Click the "Start Over" button to reset your search.


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If you have questions or concerns about the Skokie Newspaper Index or the Skokie Obituary Index, please contact the Library's Reference Desk by phone at 847.673.3733 or by email.