The Centereach and Selden buildings are open with limited capacity and services. 
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Curbside pickup is available Mon-Fri 10-8:30 and Sat 10-4:30. Click here for details.

Budget Vote Results: Yes – 290  No – 44

Jacqueline Schott was re-elected to the Board. Thank you for your support!

eDownloads

eDownloads

If your library card has expired, please use the Ask-a-librarian form to contact customer service to have it renewed. If you live in the Middle Country district and do not have a library card, you can sign up for one online.

Online Programs

MCPL is now offering programs online! Click here for a list of all our upcoming and permanently available online programs.

 

eBooks & Audiobooks

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Choose from thousands of eBooks and Audiobooks, available across all popular devices as well as your web browser.

If you would like to exclusively use your computer to read or listen to books, you may use the OverDrive website. Instructions are available in the column on the right.

Magazines

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Love magazines? With your MCPL library card, you can now check out digital magazines from RBDigital Magazines and Flipster and read them on your PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, or Nook HD. Available magazines include Cosmopolitan, Elle, Rolling Stone, National Geographic, and more!

Music

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Hoopla allows users to check out and stream audiobooks, music, movies, and TV shows.

Movies & TV

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From Hollywood blockbusters to niche and hard-to-find movies, you’ll soon discover that Hoopla provides you the freedom you’ve been searching for. Kanopy brings you a diverse selection of Oscar nominated movies, classic film, incredible documentaries, a section just for kids, and more. Watch TV with RBDigital Streaming! From British series with Acorn TV, to live concerts and documentaries, to independent films, there’s so much to see!

 

eLearning

eLearning Databases

Looking for help with homework? Want to learn something new? Take a look at our online eLearning databases. Lynda.com is a website offering video courses taught by industry experts in software, creative, and business skills. Brainfuse Online allows for instant, robust communication between tutors and patrons. Features include: freehand drawing, text editing, instant messaging, screen-printing, real-time file sharing, advanced math/science symbols, emoticons, copy/paste, and web-content sharing. Have a math question? Want someone to look over your essay? This is the place to be. Learn a new language easily with Mango Languages. With lessons on over 60 languages, including Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, French, German, Italian, Greek, Russian, and Mandarin Chinese, you’ll be speaking a new language in no time using their system that is incredibly fun, simple, effective and accessible.

 

In order to check out and download free library eBooks, Audiobooks, Magazines, watch TV or Movies, you’ll need:

  • A valid library card
  • Internet access with an active e-mail address
  • A computer or device that meets the system requirements for the type(s) of materials you wish to download
  • Free software for the computer or device on which you wish to use the materials is available at Live-brary.com.