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Middle Country Public Library Podcast

Middle Country Public Library Podcast

Middle Country Public Library

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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! Theme music is courtesy of the Paris-based Jazz band Dazie Mae.

Latest Episodes

Episode 120 - Genealogy & History Bites

On this special episode, we focus on a couple of adult services and programming available while the library is temporarily closed. Marlene is here to let you know that if you'd like her help in researching your family tree and your family's history, MCPL cardholders can make a request for a virtual one-on-one appointment to go over all of our fabulous genealogy resources. And if history is your thing, why not check out Jim's informative History Bites series on our YouTube channel, http://mcpl.tv!

13 MIN6 d ago
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Episode 120 - Genealogy & History Bites

Episode 119 - Celebrating 10 Years of the Nature Explorium + Spring Jubilee

We are happy to have Amanda and Kristin join us to chat about the 10th anniversary of our fabulous outdoor learning classroom, the Nature Explorium, which has recently been renovated. We also discuss what's coming up for our Spring Jubilee, taking place virtually, on June 5th. For more information, visit the library's website at http://www.mcplibrary.org/ For info on the Nature Explorium, check this out. Remember, you can watch all of our great online programming, plus videos from the library at our YouTube page, http://mcpl.tv

14 MIN1 w ago
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Episode 119 - Celebrating 10 Years of the Nature Explorium + Spring Jubilee

Episode 118 - Hoopla Digital Music Picks

How about some tunes to get you through your days at home? And how about you use your library card to stream albums for free? Here are some of our favorite albums available for download on Hoopla Digital! Sara’s Picks Hey Ladies Beastie BoysFrom Paul’s Boutique https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11256636 Big FreediaFrom Louder https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/13058549 REV001 RefusedFrom War Music https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12602846 Red/Blue/Green Album – Weezer https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/10965037 Mothership – Led Zeppelin https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11479215 Cuz I Love You – Lizzo https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12364470 After Hours – The Weeknd https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/13155077 Nicole’s Picks Whitney Greatest Hits - Whitney Houstonhttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11036783 Emancipation of MiMi -Mariah Careyhttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/10949488 The Fame - Lady Gagahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/10960491 Future Nostalg...

21 MIN2 w ago
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Episode 118 - Hoopla Digital Music Picks

Episode 117 - Movie Chat: Ex Machina

Nicole has picked 2014's Ex Machina for this week's Movie Chat. You can stream this movie for FREE using your MCPL library card from either Hoopla Digital or Kanopy. See the links below for more information. SPOILERS AHEAD! Ex Machina stars Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, Oscar Isaac, and Sonoya Mizuno. It is written and directed by Alex Garland. It is rated R for language, violence, and graphic nudity. It was theOscar winner for Best Achievement in Visual Effects and nominated for Best Screenplay. View the IMDb listing here. Watch for free with your MCPL library card on Hoopla Digital here or Kanopy here.

22 MIN3 w ago
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Episode 117 - Movie Chat: Ex Machina

Episode 116 - Database Trivia plus The Greater Middle Country Chamber of Commerce

We have another trivia episode...but this time, Sal creates his questions from some of the databases available to patrons remotely. Patrons with MCPL cards can access these databases by visiting our website,https://www.mcplibrary.org/adults/services/reference-database/ Here is the list of the databases we used in this episode: Credo Reference CultureGrams Demographics Now Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law Gale Directory Library Gale Health & Medical Encyclopedias Gale History of the American Cinema v1-10 Home Improvement Reference Center Literature Criticism Online Mango Languages Oxford English Dictionary Science Online Facts on File Will Sara extend her winning streak? Will Nicole win this one? Will Sal terribly mispronounce digamous? Listen to find out! PLUS: in our Focus Segment this week, we have a discussion with the newly elected president of the Greater Middle Country Chamber of Commerce, Lenore Paprocky and chat about what the future will bring for the chamber and how impor...

33 MINAPR 30
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Episode 116 - Database Trivia plus The Greater Middle Country Chamber of Commerce

Episode 115 - Movie Chat: Freaks

It's Sara's turn to pick a movie for Movie Chat, and this week it's Freaks starring Emile Hirsch and Bruce Dern. An entry in the 2018 Toronto Film Festival, this independent sci-fi thriller is about a little girl, her family, and her amazing powers. SPOILER ALERT - do not listen unless you want to be spoiled! Library card holders can view the film via Hoopla Digital here:https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12646215 The IMDb record is here :https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8781414/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 Read the reviews at Rotten Tomatoes here:https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/freaks_2019

23 MINAPR 23
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Episode 115 - Movie Chat: Freaks

Episode 114 - More Digital Resources

We take a deep dive into some more digital resources that you may not know about. Best of all, you can access all these from home! Nicole's Picks: BookFlix Novelist CQ Researcher CQ Magazine Sara's Picks: RB Digital CreativeBug Sal's Picks: Consumer Reports AllDataPro Car Repair ** Available off-site during the library's closure ** Morningstar

21 MINAPR 16
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Episode 114 - More Digital Resources

Episode 113 - Talking Weather with Islandwide Weather

Sara interviews Long Island's weather guys, Glen and Don...the folks behind the wildly popular Islandwide Weather. Islandwide Weather's Facebook page is athttps://www.facebook.com/islandwideweather/

21 MINAPR 9
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Episode 113 - Talking Weather with Islandwide Weather

Episode 112 - Podcast and YouTube Picks

In this episode, we chat about what podcasts we are listening to and what we are watching on YouTube. Sara's Podcast Picks: BlackoutGaslightWolverineSandraNarrow CavesThe Left Right GameEar HustleTurned Out a PunkNicole's Podcast Picks:A Big List of Podcasts for Little Kids (NY Times)Staying InNailed ItNewcomers Sal's Podcast Picks: ReplyAllThe Soundtrack ShowThe Long Island History ProjectLI Law PodcastLibraryPros Sara's YouTube Picks: Hot OnesGraham NortonNicole's YouTube Picks: Cinecom.netD4DariousNo Film SchoolPeter McKinnonRocketJump Film SchoolFilm RiotBonus: Vulture Instagram Sal's YouTube Picks: DancingBaconsWingin' It! with Paul Lucas Have an idea for a future episode? E-mail us!

22 MINAPR 2
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Episode 112 - Podcast and YouTube Picks

Library Update - 3/27/2020

THIS IS A SPECIAL LIBRARY UPDATE from the Middle Country Public Library Podcast. At a recent tele-meeting, the library board of trustees have decided to postpone the library budget and board vote originally scheduled for April. The new library budget and board vote will take place on Tuesday, June 16th 2020. To read the MCPL Quarterly, click here. The Miller Business Center’s popular annual business to business networking event Strictly Business which was to have taken place on May 5th has also been postponed. A new date will be announced in the future. For more information, visit strictlybusinesstradeshow.com. Subscribe to the Miller Business Center Newsletter for updates. Visit the library's home page for operational updates and to access all of our digital resources from home!

1 MINMAR 28
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Library Update - 3/27/2020

Latest Episodes

Episode 120 - Genealogy & History Bites

On this special episode, we focus on a couple of adult services and programming available while the library is temporarily closed. Marlene is here to let you know that if you'd like her help in researching your family tree and your family's history, MCPL cardholders can make a request for a virtual one-on-one appointment to go over all of our fabulous genealogy resources. And if history is your thing, why not check out Jim's informative History Bites series on our YouTube channel, http://mcpl.tv!

13 MIN6 d ago
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Episode 120 - Genealogy & History Bites

Episode 119 - Celebrating 10 Years of the Nature Explorium + Spring Jubilee

We are happy to have Amanda and Kristin join us to chat about the 10th anniversary of our fabulous outdoor learning classroom, the Nature Explorium, which has recently been renovated. We also discuss what's coming up for our Spring Jubilee, taking place virtually, on June 5th. For more information, visit the library's website at http://www.mcplibrary.org/ For info on the Nature Explorium, check this out. Remember, you can watch all of our great online programming, plus videos from the library at our YouTube page, http://mcpl.tv

14 MIN1 w ago
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Episode 119 - Celebrating 10 Years of the Nature Explorium + Spring Jubilee

Episode 118 - Hoopla Digital Music Picks

How about some tunes to get you through your days at home? And how about you use your library card to stream albums for free? Here are some of our favorite albums available for download on Hoopla Digital! Sara’s Picks Hey Ladies Beastie BoysFrom Paul’s Boutique https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11256636 Big FreediaFrom Louder https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/13058549 REV001 RefusedFrom War Music https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12602846 Red/Blue/Green Album – Weezer https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/10965037 Mothership – Led Zeppelin https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11479215 Cuz I Love You – Lizzo https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12364470 After Hours – The Weeknd https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/13155077 Nicole’s Picks Whitney Greatest Hits - Whitney Houstonhttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11036783 Emancipation of MiMi -Mariah Careyhttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/10949488 The Fame - Lady Gagahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/10960491 Future Nostalg...

21 MIN2 w ago
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Episode 118 - Hoopla Digital Music Picks

Episode 117 - Movie Chat: Ex Machina

Nicole has picked 2014's Ex Machina for this week's Movie Chat. You can stream this movie for FREE using your MCPL library card from either Hoopla Digital or Kanopy. See the links below for more information. SPOILERS AHEAD! Ex Machina stars Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, Oscar Isaac, and Sonoya Mizuno. It is written and directed by Alex Garland. It is rated R for language, violence, and graphic nudity. It was theOscar winner for Best Achievement in Visual Effects and nominated for Best Screenplay. View the IMDb listing here. Watch for free with your MCPL library card on Hoopla Digital here or Kanopy here.

22 MIN3 w ago
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Episode 117 - Movie Chat: Ex Machina

Episode 116 - Database Trivia plus The Greater Middle Country Chamber of Commerce

We have another trivia episode...but this time, Sal creates his questions from some of the databases available to patrons remotely. Patrons with MCPL cards can access these databases by visiting our website,https://www.mcplibrary.org/adults/services/reference-database/ Here is the list of the databases we used in this episode: Credo Reference CultureGrams Demographics Now Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law Gale Directory Library Gale Health & Medical Encyclopedias Gale History of the American Cinema v1-10 Home Improvement Reference Center Literature Criticism Online Mango Languages Oxford English Dictionary Science Online Facts on File Will Sara extend her winning streak? Will Nicole win this one? Will Sal terribly mispronounce digamous? Listen to find out! PLUS: in our Focus Segment this week, we have a discussion with the newly elected president of the Greater Middle Country Chamber of Commerce, Lenore Paprocky and chat about what the future will bring for the chamber and how impor...

33 MINAPR 30
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Episode 116 - Database Trivia plus The Greater Middle Country Chamber of Commerce

Episode 115 - Movie Chat: Freaks

It's Sara's turn to pick a movie for Movie Chat, and this week it's Freaks starring Emile Hirsch and Bruce Dern. An entry in the 2018 Toronto Film Festival, this independent sci-fi thriller is about a little girl, her family, and her amazing powers. SPOILER ALERT - do not listen unless you want to be spoiled! Library card holders can view the film via Hoopla Digital here:https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12646215 The IMDb record is here :https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8781414/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 Read the reviews at Rotten Tomatoes here:https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/freaks_2019

23 MINAPR 23
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Episode 115 - Movie Chat: Freaks

Episode 114 - More Digital Resources

We take a deep dive into some more digital resources that you may not know about. Best of all, you can access all these from home! Nicole's Picks: BookFlix Novelist CQ Researcher CQ Magazine Sara's Picks: RB Digital CreativeBug Sal's Picks: Consumer Reports AllDataPro Car Repair ** Available off-site during the library's closure ** Morningstar

21 MINAPR 16
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Episode 114 - More Digital Resources

Episode 113 - Talking Weather with Islandwide Weather

Sara interviews Long Island's weather guys, Glen and Don...the folks behind the wildly popular Islandwide Weather. Islandwide Weather's Facebook page is athttps://www.facebook.com/islandwideweather/

21 MINAPR 9
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Episode 113 - Talking Weather with Islandwide Weather

Episode 112 - Podcast and YouTube Picks

In this episode, we chat about what podcasts we are listening to and what we are watching on YouTube. Sara's Podcast Picks: BlackoutGaslightWolverineSandraNarrow CavesThe Left Right GameEar HustleTurned Out a PunkNicole's Podcast Picks:A Big List of Podcasts for Little Kids (NY Times)Staying InNailed ItNewcomers Sal's Podcast Picks: ReplyAllThe Soundtrack ShowThe Long Island History ProjectLI Law PodcastLibraryPros Sara's YouTube Picks: Hot OnesGraham NortonNicole's YouTube Picks: Cinecom.netD4DariousNo Film SchoolPeter McKinnonRocketJump Film SchoolFilm RiotBonus: Vulture Instagram Sal's YouTube Picks: DancingBaconsWingin' It! with Paul Lucas Have an idea for a future episode? E-mail us!

22 MINAPR 2
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Episode 112 - Podcast and YouTube Picks

Library Update - 3/27/2020

THIS IS A SPECIAL LIBRARY UPDATE from the Middle Country Public Library Podcast. At a recent tele-meeting, the library board of trustees have decided to postpone the library budget and board vote originally scheduled for April. The new library budget and board vote will take place on Tuesday, June 16th 2020. To read the MCPL Quarterly, click here. The Miller Business Center’s popular annual business to business networking event Strictly Business which was to have taken place on May 5th has also been postponed. A new date will be announced in the future. For more information, visit strictlybusinesstradeshow.com. Subscribe to the Miller Business Center Newsletter for updates. Visit the library's home page for operational updates and to access all of our digital resources from home!

1 MINMAR 28
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Library Update - 3/27/2020
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