Looking up with Russell Library
What is Middletown Strong?
Middletown Strong is Russell Library’s Podcast!
What is it about?
Russell Library presents stories of Middletown community members, exciting library happenings, and book recommendations hand-picked by our wonderful librarians.
We debuted our first podcast on February 12, 2021 and release a new episode approximately once a month.
Middletown Strong: Looking up with Russell Library is full of love and community spirit.
Our Latest Podcasts
Kyle O'Neil: Artist Retrospective
The Russell Library recently had the pleasure of partnering with Kyle O’Neil and her father and Wangunk Elder, Gary O’Neil, to showcase Kyle’s 20 year retrospective journey as an artist. This conversation includes a retelling of Briana and Christy’s experience hosting this event, along with sound bites of conversation from Gary and Kyle taken during a guided tour of the collection.
CT Urban Legends
Do urban legends intrigue you? Does local folklore spark your imagination? If so, you won’t want to miss our second spooky episode of the season! Where did these stories start? What was their intended purpose? Is there truth behind the myth? And stayed tuned for a behind-the-scenes unexplained event that happened after the recording of this conversation.
Spirited CT: Eastern CT Paranormal Society
We interviewed Ursula Wiebusch and Melissa Whited from the Eastern CT Paranormal Society. This conversation explores their journeys to ECPS, common misconceptions about the work they do, and spirited experiences they’ve had throughout CT. They’ll even give you a few sneak peeks into the 2-night investigation conducted at our very own Russell Library!
Delicious Pairings: AL's Ice Cream & Books
Most of us have had the experience of curling up with a cup of tea and a good book, but have you ever tried pairing that book with a bowl of ice cream? We combined AL’s exciting array of flavors with summer book recommendations. The results were a little sweet, a little salty, and entirely delicious!
Meet Our Podcast Crew
The faces behind the voices.
Contact the Podcast Team
123 Broad Street
Middletown CT 06457
Sunday 1-5pm (October-March)