Join the librarians of Middle Country as they chat about upcoming programs and events, hear entertaining discussions on what to read, what to watch, and what to do at Middle Country Public Library!

Music is courtesy of the Paris-based Jazz band Dazie Mae.


Episode #15 – May 22, 2018 (28:42)

We have a plethora of books on all sorts of diets to get yourself ready for the summer season, plus a look at our Senior Services in the Focus segment.

Episode #14 – May 15, 2018 (25:15)

Get ready for test season! Learn about the great test-prep resources we have here at MCPL, plus prepare yourself for this summer’s blockbuster movies! Gilda Ramos joins us for our Focus segment highlighting our Citizenship Preparation classes.

Episode #13 – May 8, 2018 (19:35)

If you like this type of book, you may like…a way to find out. Plus we look at our Reader’s Advisory services and dig into the mailbag for the first time.

Episode #12 – May 2, 2018 (16:50)

An interesting discussion on authors who write under pseudonyms; a look at movies that are leaving Netflix this month but still available here at the library; and this week’s Focus segment Stephanie Vecchio joins us to talk about our wonderful Book a Librarian service.

Episode #11 – April 24, 2018 (20:15)

Nicole’s picks for podcasts for children; Sara preps us for Avengers:Infinity War with a list of the MCU movies you should see beforehand; and Elizabeth Malafi of the Miller Center joins us to talk about this year’s Strictly Business event in our Focus segment.

Episode #10 – April 16, 2018 (21:50)

In this episode, Sara highlights what’s happening with our series Explore Your World at MCPL…this session’s destination is France; Nicole helps you find resources for “Reluctant Readers”; plus go back in time and browse historical photos of our community in our Focus segment as Theresa Arroyo discusses the book, “Images of America: Centereach, Selden and Lake Grove.”

Episode #9 – April 10, 2018 (18:52)

In this episode, Nicole reviews “She Rides Shotgun” by Alex Award winner Jordan Harper. Sara has a list of horror films showing up on Netflix, but also available here at the library. Plus Deborah Hempe tells us about the out-of-this-world exhibit currently at the Museum Corner for our Focus segment.

Episode #8 – April 3, 2018 (24:33)

In this episode, Sara has a run-in with a furry spider leading to an interesting reference question; Nicole lets us in on her to-go food and the amazing collection of cookbooks here at the library; and in our Focus segment, Theresa Arroyo gives us a preview of this year’s Boomers and Seniors Products and Services Fair.

Episode #7 – March 27, 2018 (21:27)

This week, Nicole chats about a wonderful resource called Libby, and Sara gives us a preview of the upcoming DVD release list. Plus: James Matias drops by with some info on our Innovation Celebration in our Focus segment.

Episode #6 – March 20, 2018 (23:31)

In this week’s episode, Sara has found some notable new non-fiction books; Nicole gives us the low-down on RB Digital and how you can read magazines on your devices; and Lori Abbatepaolo talks about this year’s Middle Country Reads in the Focus segment.

Episode #5 – March 13, 2018 (25:58)

In this week’s episode, Sara gives us a preview of the next Coming Soon DVD list; Nicole presents an overview of Hoopla Digital; and Jim Ward discusses the Veterans History Project in a very special Focus segment.

Episode #4 – March 6, 2018 (24:48)

In this episode, Sara highlights four movies that started out as graphic novels. Nicole recommends you listen to the StoryCorps podcast (after you listen to us, of course!). And on our Focus segment, Kristen Todd-Wurm fills us in on the Mobile Food Van and “HALI on Wheels” Mobile Shower services that the library hosts every month.

Episode #3 – February 27, 2018 (19:24)

In this episode, Sara highly recommends you reserve Thor:Ragnarok on next week’s DVD list. Nicole loves the new YA book When Dimple met Rishi. And the Chickens are coming to MCPL! Find out when this year’s baby chickens will make an appearance in the Youth Services department.

Episode #2 – February 20, 2018 (24:09)

This week, Sara fills us in on our new Binge Boxes and Alex gives a thumbs-up to the Black Panther soundtrack. On our Focus segment, Marlene discusses how to utilize our wonderful genealogy services here at the library. Listen below or right click to download mp3

Episode #1 – February 13, 2018 (40:38)

Welcome to the Middle Country Public Library Podcast! For our premiere super-sized episode, Sara talks about the ways you can check out this year’s Oscar nominated films, Jim picks “The Operator” by Robert O’Neill as his go-to book this week, and in our Focus segment, we chat with Kristine and Stephanie about the Library of Things. Listen below or right click to download mp3