Movies on the big screen every Thursday at 6:30 pm. Relax and enjoy classics or recent blockbusters in Main Library’s auditorium. Free parking on weekdays after 6 pm with a voucher from the Library.
February 2, 6:30 pm: All That Heaven Allows (1955) Douglas Sirk's Technicolor romance, with Jane Wyman as a bored widow who falls for her younger gardener, Rock Hudson, and the couple face family and community disapproval, 89 min.
February 9, 6:30 pm: Love Me Tonight (1932) A musical tour-de-force (with songs by Rodgers & Hart) with Maurice Chevalier as a tailor mistaken for an aristocrat who finds himself falling for princess Jeanette McDonald.
February 16, 6:30 pm: Harold and Maude (1971) The cult classic directed by Hal Ashby, with Bud Cort as the young, death-obsessed prankster and the irrepressible Ruth Gordon as the force of nature he meets at a funeral. On the National Film Registry, the Cat Stevens songs will stick with you for days! PG, 91 min.
February 23, 6:30 pm: Design for Living (1933) The Lubitsch charm wins again, with Gary Cooper, Fredric March, and Miriam Hopkins as a trio who decide to live together platonically since she cannot decide between both the men who love her. Based on a Noel Coward play, with support from favorites Edward Everett Horton and Franklin Pangborn, 91 min.
Get your parking validation ticket at the Security Desk and then relax in Main Library's 400-seat auditorium.
Contact the Culture & AV Division at 330.643.9015 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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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.