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Turn The Page – Episode 13
Episode Thirteen: The History of the Circus! Did P.T. Barnum really say, "There's a sucker born every minute?" What was the importance of the circus procession? When did the first animal rights activist groups become vocal? Guest Lecturer Marilyn Carmino sat down with us to chat about the past, present and future of what was once considered "The Greatest Show on Earth."
Turn The Page – Episode 12
Episode Twelve: Lights! Camera! Hitchcock!: Just in time for Halloween, Max Alvarez shares his knowledge of legendary master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock.
Turn The Page – Episode 11
Episode Eleven: The future is Fan Fiction! Alisa Stern loved Doctor Who so much that she created her own original content using stop motion animation -- the BBC loved it so much that they aired it on their channel. Matthew Cox wrote a play about a "certain school of magic and wizardry" from the POV of a boy wizard who was sorted into the less than brave "Puffs" house -- it is still pleasing audiences off-Broadway years after the predicted short run. Along with pop- culture enthusiast Clive...
Turn The Page – Episode 10
Episode Ten: The Droids you are looking for Have you ever wanted to build your own R2 unit? John Endres and Scott Kraft of the Long Island R2 Builders sat down with us to talk about their group of makers who build droids of the calibur you've seen on the screen!
Turn the Page – Episode 09
Episode Nine: In the name of the moon, I challenge you! Librarian and board game enthusiast Michael Buono is the Head of Reference and Patron Services at Brentwood Public Library and Adjunct Lecturer at CUNY Queens. The life long tabletop rpg and anime fan met up with us to unbox the "Sailor Moon Dice Challenge Combat Game" -- courtesy of the Dyskami company -- and to wax nostalgic about Sailor Moon, the famous anime series which we all adore. Want to see how to play the game?
Turn The Page – Episode 08
Episode Eight: Code to success Teacher John Chae and members of the Syosset Robotics team join us to talk about teaching and tinkering with robotics, and their winning recipe for competition.
Turn the Page – Episode 07
Episode Seven: From Mensch to Mobster Recently NYC tour guide Robin London came to Syosset Public Library to discuss how a "mensch" from a good Jewish home could become a "mobster" and all about the toughest Jewish gangsters that once ruled the streets of the biggest cities in America. Hear Reader's Services Librarian Jean Simpson gets Robin's personal take on these iconic figures in our podcasting studio!
Turn The Page – Episode 06
Episode Six: Tom Montalbano interview part 2 Conclusion of our interview with local author and historian Tom Montalbano.
Turn the Page – Episode 05
Episode Five: Tom Montalbano interview part 1 Librarians Barney and Lisa interview local author and historian Tom Montalbano. This interview will conclude in our next episode.
Turn The Page – Episode 04
Episode Four: That tree grew in Brooklyn already! Tara Clancy, host of The Moth Storytelling Hour sits down with Jessikah, Stacey and Lisa to discuss her book THE CLANCYS OF QUEENS, the need for authentic new voices to tell their stories and foster empathy. We were so fortunate to have a staff member with a family connection to Tara and and she was eager to be a part of our podcast. We had so much fun getting to know her on a personal level -- we hope you enjoy this interview as much as we...
Turn the Page – Episode 03
We LUG NY. Sy-Con Presents Bricks Rock was a fun filled event at our library! In this episode, we sat down with three members of I LUG NY, the NY Tri-State LEGO Users group to chat about growing up and holding on to what were once considered "childish things" as a way to make connections with others -- and where libraries can fit into this philosophy. Get behind the scenes information regarding our fun event that brought in more than 2,600 people over the weekend of June 23rd/24th.
Turn the Page – Episode 02
Episode Two: Syosset Success Story. Syosset alum Jay Max and his song writing partner Alicia Angel, discuss their journey to success in children's media such as Nickelodeon and Sesame Street Workshop.