The Centereach and Selden buildings will be open with limited capacity and services starting on July 8th. 
Click here for details.

Curbside pickup is available Mon-Fri 10-8:30 and Sat 10-4:30. Click here for details.

Online Programs

Online Programs

View and attend MCPL programs from home! Please see below for upcoming programs for children, teens, and adults! We’ve got something for everyone!

Many of our online programs take place on Zoom; please click here for instructions on installing and using Zoom.

 

Children's Programs

Click to View previously recorded programs anytime on YouTube or Facebook Live.

 

Dog Man Book Club

Tuesday, July 28th at 6:00 pm

Via Zoom
Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87464609921?pwd=L2E5TDQrdjhWTWRqQUVjN0Y2UFUvQT09
Kids 1st-5th grade
Learn to make your own Flip-O-Rama while we talk about the Dog Man books! You’ll need a couple of pieces of paper and something to draw with – pen, pencil, or marker.

Origami for Kids: Hoop and Ball

Wednesday, July 29th at 10:30 am

Via Zoom
Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86303669550?pwd=UjlZc3gvSkd2ZmxobFc3eFlBWWlDQT09
Kids and Families
Learn origami techniques to make a hoop and ball.

Green Meadows Farm: Frogs, Bugs &Animals

Wednesday, July 29th at 6:30 pm

Via Zoom
Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87237784824
Kids and Families
Join us virtually to see and enjoy frogs, bugs & animals.

Wild About Animals

Thursday, July 30th at 10:00 am

Kids and Families
Roar!!! What is your favorite Zoo animal? Ms. Lynn and Ms. Jen will read some books about zoo animals and do a simple craft. Check back on July 30th for a link to the program.

Social Hour with Veronica

Thursday, July 30th at 10:00 am

Via Zoom
Zoom link: https://securetelehealth.zoom.us/j/6760451462
It’s normal to feel sad, stressed, confused, scared, or angry during a crisis. Let’s talk about it! Join us from the comfort of your home and be part of a group conversation led by our Social Worker Veronica.

Teen Programs

Create-On Friday: Duct Tape into Paint

Friday, July 24th at 7:00 pm

Via Zoom
Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85250331623?pwd=RW9sN0pzeko3RGF6TVk2VDlCWVpNQT09
Teens
Break out the duct tape! It’s time to get creative. Learn about Picasso, Leger, Mondrian, and other famous artists who love to paint shapes, then use your duct tape to make your own geometric designs.

Animal Crossing Virtual Meetup

Monday, July 27th at 4:00 pm

Via Zoom
Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89268247068
Explore Animal Crossing islands and make new friends during our virtual meetup! We’ll be meeting together live via Zoom and on Nintendo Switch. Register through Zoom to get our virtual meetup code.

MCPL Make & Take: Adopt Me Dog Portraits

Tuesday, July 28th at 4:00 pm

For teens entering 6th – 12th grade. Create a personalized “Adopt Me” Dog Portrait of a furry friend from Brookhaven Animal Shelter to earn community service hours. Supplies will be provided and an instructional video will be available. The first 30 registrants will be contacted to arrange a curbside pickup time to get your Adopt Me Dog Portraits material supplies and then tune to the instructional video on July 28th.

Adult Programs

Italian for Travelers

Monday, July 27th at 7:00 pm

Via Zoom
Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqf-uppzgtGtLeEve6l1vX1xof07JQISoo
Join us for a series of classes that will prepare you for a trip to Italy! Topics include basic vocabulary and tips for survival. No previous Italian necessary. All are welcome.

Outsmart Aging: A Plan for Feeling Youthful

Tuesday, July 28th at 7:00 pm

Via Zoom
Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_4RKdyq4XSwi5mPKcP4DKag
Learn how to use food, supplements and exercise to stay active and independent.

Hurricanes: The Impact on Long Island

Wednesday, July 29th at 7:00 pm

Via Zoom
Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_v-MUYtBNRoq1-tx2tO6zlA
Hurricanes are the greatest meteorological threat to Gulf and Atlantic coasts of the United States. Learn about these storms, how to interpret the uncertainty in their forecasts and how they can impact Long Island from a local scientist with over 40 years of experience.

S-U-N Craft: A Take-and-Make Program

Thursday, July 30th at 3:30 pm

Via YouTube
Click this link to register with your library card.
For Adults. Enjoy this easy craft project to brighten up your bookshelf, window or room! Supplies will be included but you can use your own materials. Patrons will need to have their own paintbrush. While anyone can watch this virtual program, the first 30 registrants will receive a kit of materials for this craft. Eligible registrants will be contacted within 3 days to set-up a curbside pickup appointment. Video will be available on the library’s YouTube channel after the program.

Genealogy Assistance

By Appointment

Are you interested in researching your ancestors? Have you hit a brick wall in your research and need some assistance? Make a one-on-one appointment with a librarian to learn about some untapped resources that might help. Appointments will take place over the phone or online using Zoom video conferencing software. Click here to request an appointment.

Career and College Counseling

By Appointment

The library is pleased to offer our career and college counseling services remotely via e-mail. Please fill out the form linked below and a counselor will contact you. Please allow 24-48 hours to receive a response. Click here to make a request.