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All items due through 4/19/2020 have been extended and are now due on 4/20/2020. Registration for spring programs has been postponed until May – new registration dates will be announced. The library’s online services, through which you can access eBooks, audiobooks, music, movies, and TV shows, as well as many research databases, are still available to access with your library card. Learn more about library services you can access from home.

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News & Recognition

Island Idol 2019 Recap

This year’s annual music festival on July 26th was a smashing success! Twenty-one talented teens performed for a crowd of over 375 audience members at MCPL Centereach. Island Idol is generously sponsored by ShopRite Gallagher Family Markets, Friends of the Middle Country Public Library and the Allstate Foundation.

Island Idol 2019 Sponser

Pictured Top (l to r): Sue Bohrer-Braun, agent, Allstate Insurance; Lori Kenney, President, Friends of the Middle Country Public Library; Kristine Tanzi, Coordinator for Teen Services; Tracy LaStella, Assistant Director for Youth Services; Lori Abbatepaolo, Grants Coordinator.

Island Idol 2019 Winners

Pictured Left (l to r): Julia Ingemi, Winner, Best Overall Performance, 10th-12th grade; Delaney Hallahan, Runner Up, Best Overall Performance, 10th-12th grade; Adam Piotrowski, Winner, Best Overall Performance, 6th-9th grade; Alexander Yagud-Wolek, Runner Up, Best Overall Performance, 6th-9th grade.