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Thursday Movies@Main

2022-10-20 18:30:00 2022-10-20 20:00:00 America/New_York Thursday Movies@Main Relax and enjoy the classics in Main Library’s auditorium. See movies on the big screen every Thursday at 6:30 pm. Free parking on weekdays after 6 pm. No registration is required. Main Library - Auditorium

Thursday, October 20
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-10-20 18:30:00 2022-10-20 20:00:00 America/New_York Thursday Movies@Main Relax and enjoy the classics in Main Library’s auditorium. See movies on the big screen every Thursday at 6:30 pm. Free parking on weekdays after 6 pm. No registration is required. Main Library - Auditorium

Main Library

Auditorium

Relax and enjoy the classics in Main Library’s auditorium. See movies on the big screen every Thursday at 6:30 pm. Free parking on weekdays after 6 pm. No registration is required.

 

ReelAbilities Film Festival

Oct. 6, 6:30 pm: Amazing Grace

Talented young musician Grace Fisher, proficient at three instruments, was on her way to the world-famous Berklee College of Music. On her 17th birthday, she developed Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM), a rare polio-like disease. Determined to persevere, Grace sets out to find new ways to create art, driven by her philosophy: “My only limitation will be my imagination.” Featuring Justin Hurwitz, Academy Award-winning composer of La La Land. 55 min.

       

Horror Halloween Classics!

Oct. 13, 6:30 pm: Cat People (1942)

The Val Lewton classic with Simone Simon, who fears that she may turn into a panther. 73 min.

Oct. 20, 6:30 pm: The Black Cat (1934)

Sparks fly between Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff as honeymooning couple David Manners and Julie Bishop are menaced by Satanists. With art deco set design at its best! 65 min.

Oct. 27, 6:30 pm: The Mummy (1932)

Boris Karloff in the original classic as Im-Ho-Tep, the mummy prince that revives to reunite with his reincarnated love. 73 min.


Check out our digital media collection for thousands of free movie and television streaming titles.

Contact the Culture & AV Division at 330-643-9015 or cadiv@akronlibrary.org for more information.

Main Library

Phone: 330.643.9000

Hours
Mon, Nov 28 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Nov 29 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Nov 30 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Dec 01 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Dec 02 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 03 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 04 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Main Library, located in the heart of downtown Akron, combines compelling public space with meaningful and relevant public library services for all members of our community. Since opening in 2004, the downtown library welcomes more than one million visitors each year.

Subject divisions include: Business, Government & Science, Culture & AV, Magazines & Newspapers, Special Collections (local history & genealogy), TechZone@Main, Teen, and a 12,000 square feet Children's Library.

Special services available at Main Library include: a Patent & Trademark Resource Center; U.S. Passport and Notary services; a Microbusiness Center; a Maker Space; a resource lab for early childhood educators; and regularly scheduled computer training classes. Also available at Main Library are more than 125 public access computers, color photocopiers/printers, laminating, scanning, faxing, and free Wi-Fi.

Specialized spaces include a 425-seat auditorium, public meeting rooms, and a used bookstore. An interior glass block walkway leads to a 600-space parking garage owned by the City of Akron. An outdoor amphitheater and landscaped park complete the complex.

Upcoming Events

Tue, Nov 29, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room 1

Wed, Nov 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, Nov 30, 7:00pm - 7:30pm

Thu, Dec 01, All day
Culture & AV

Thu, Dec 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Dec 01, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab 1

Thu, Dec 01, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Microbusiness Center

Thu, Dec 01, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Teen Meeting Room

Thu, Dec 01, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Sat, Dec 03, 10:15am - 3:00pm

Sat, Dec 03, 11:30am - 4:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room,Children's Library RECE Lab

Sun, Dec 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium

Mon, Dec 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Tue, Dec 06, 11:30am - 1:00pm

Tue, Dec 06, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab 1
This event is full

Wed, Dec 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, Dec 07, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab 1

Wed, Dec 07, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Via Zoom

Thu, Dec 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Dec 08, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Microbusiness Center

Thu, Dec 08, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Teen Meeting Room

Thu, Dec 08, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Fri, Dec 09, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Teen Meeting Room

Fri, Dec 09, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Sat, Dec 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Sun, Dec 11, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium

Mon, Dec 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Mon, Dec 12, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab 1

Tue, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Tue, Dec 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab 1

Wed, Dec 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, Dec 14, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Wed, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
TechZone
This event is full

Thu, Dec 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Dec 15, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Microbusiness Center

Thu, Dec 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Meeting Room

Thu, Dec 15, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Sun, Dec 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium

Mon, Dec 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Tue, Dec 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Wed, Dec 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Thu, Dec 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Dec 22, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Microbusiness Center

Thu, Dec 22, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Wed, Dec 28, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Dec 29, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Microbusiness Center

Thu, Dec 29, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room 2AB

Thu, Dec 29, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium