Middle Country Public Library Podcast
Episode 242 - The Miller Business Center + Women’s EXPO

Episode 242 - The Miller Business Center + Women’s EXPO

September 29, 2022

Elizabeth Malafi is here to chat about the Miller Business Center and the amazing resources that are available to small business owners on Long Island, plus to give us a preview of what to expect at this year's huge event, the Women's EXPO happening on October 6, 2022 from 11am to 6pm at the library.

For more information, visit http://www.womensEXPOli.org

Are you a business owner interested in what the Miller Business Center can offer your business for FREE? Go to http://www.millerbusinesscenter.org


Episode 241 - The Old Farmer’s Almanac

Episode 241 - The Old Farmer’s Almanac

September 22, 2022

Sal's excited that the new Old Farmer's Almanac has arrived at the library! Let's dig into some of the great (and quirky!) information that's inside.

Want to learn more about the Almanac? Visit the official website here : https://www.almanac.com/

MCPL cardholders, reserve a copy here: http://mcpac.mcpl.lib.ny.us/record=b2096238


Episode 240 - Fall Programming Preview

Episode 240 - Fall Programming Preview

September 15, 2022

This week we dig into the MCPL Quarterly to chat about the great programs coming up this fall at the library. Registration is open for Children and Teens on Sept. 15th and the Adults on Sept. 16th.

Get your library card warmed up and take advantage of the wonderful things we have going on for you at Centereach and Selden.

You can view our entire Fall 2022 Catalog here: https://www.mcplibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/MCPL_Quarterly.pdf


Episode 239 - This Week in History : Continental Congress + Nathan Hale

Episode 239 - This Week in History : Continental Congress + Nathan Hale

September 8, 2022

Join Sal and Jim as they discuss another This Week in History! 

This week, we are looking at what happened between Sept. 4 - 10th.

Want to listen to previous TWiH epsiodes? Check these out:



We also have a fantastic series on YouTube titled "History Bites"... you can see the playlist here:



Episode 238 - Hoopla Digital : Name That Tune

Episode 238 - Hoopla Digital : Name That Tune

September 1, 2022

Hoopla Digital is a fantastic service that allows you to access audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies, TV, magazines, and music using your library card. Borrow and download the latest music today...

You'd be surprised how much is available, including remastered albums and deluxe editions.

This week, Sal attempts to stump Sara and Nicole with lyrics taken from some of the more popular songs currently available on Hoopla.

For more information or to access this service with your local library card, visit https://www.hoopladigital.com/.


Episode 237 - Movie Chat : Men

Episode 237 - Movie Chat : Men

August 25, 2022

This week, Sara finally gets to talk about the 2022 "folk horror" flick, Men.

Men stars Jessie Buckley and Rory Kinnear. It is directed by Alex Garland, who also directed another Movie Chat film, Ex Machina. Listen to that episode here: https://www.mcplpodcast.com/e/episode-117-movie-chat-ex-machina/

MAJOR SPOILERS will be mentioned during this episode. If you'd like to watch before listening, MCPL patrons can reserve a copy:

BluRay http://mcpac.mcpl.lib.ny.us/record=b2092461

DVD http://mcpac.mcpl.lib.ny.us/record=b2092462

Also check out the IMDb page: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt13841850/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1


Episode 236 - An Interview with YouTube Comedian Hew Moran

Episode 236 - An Interview with YouTube Comedian Hew Moran

August 18, 2022

In this special episode, Sal sits down with YouTube Comedian Hew Moran, whose YouTube channel exploded into popularity last year garnering over 97 million video views and over 355,000 subscribers.

They discuss how he got started, the challenges of running a YouTube channel, how to get started in the field, and more.

If you want to check out Hew's channels, use these links:



And check him out on social media here:



MCPL Patrons should keep an eye out for upcoming programming this autumn about starting a YouTube channel!


Episode 235 - Common Sense Media + TV on DVD

Episode 235 - Common Sense Media + TV on DVD

August 11, 2022

Nicole's Book picks from Common Sense Media:

The Summer I Turned Pretty

Paper Girls

The Elephant Girl

Sara's TV Show picks:



Northern Exposure



Crossing Jordan



Back-to-School Reset https://www.commonsensemedia.org/articles/back-to-school-reset-4-tips-on-managing-devices-and-screen-time-for-families

Remembering Olivia Newton-John - Browse our collection


Elephant kills woman in India — then returns to trample her corpse at her funeral



Episode 234 - August Book Horoscopes + Barnacles!

Episode 234 - August Book Horoscopes + Barnacles!

August 4, 2022

It's time for August Book Horoscopes with Nicole! It's Leo season...what's in the stars (and on the shelf) this month? Listen to find out.


PLUS: We bet you didn't know just a tiny bit about barnacles... no worries, Sara is here with the inside scoop.


Episode 233 - National Night Out + Run the Farm with Councilman Kevin LaValle

Episode 233 - National Night Out + Run the Farm with Councilman Kevin LaValle

July 28, 2022

We're thrilled to have Councilman Kevin LaValle and Library Outreach Coordinator Deborah Hempe here to chat about this year's National Night Out, taking place on Tuesday, August 2nd from 5:30pm to 8:30pm at the Centereach Pool.

For more information, visit https://www.brookhavenny.gov/831/National-Night-Out

PLUS: Check out the annual Run the Farm happening Saturday, August 13th at 9am : https://www.brookhavenny.gov/1232/Run-the-Farm.

You can contact Councilman LaValle's Office at 631-451-6647 for more information.


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