Enjoy movies every Sunday at 2 pm. Relax in Main Library’s 400-seat auditorium. Free parking is available in the High/Market deck on weekends.
February 5, 2 pm: The Lady Eve (1941) Father and daughter con artists (Charles Coburn and Barbara Stanwyck) target beer company heir Henry Fonda. But when love comes into play, they make a quick effort to clean up their act. Preston Sturges comedy at its best! 94 min.
February 12, 2 pm: Love & Basketball (2000) Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan grow up together, fall in love, and play basketball throughout the changes in their lives. Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood (The Woman King), PG-13, 124 min.
February 19, 2 pm: Know Where I’m Going (1945) An ambitious Wendy Hiller travels to the Scottish Hebrides to marry an older, wealthy man. As the weather keeps her from ferrying to the island, she becomes enchanted with the local residents, especially Roger Livesey, who turns out to own the castle where she is headed. With all the beauty and charm we've come to expect from a Powell and Pressburger production, 92 min.
February 26, 2 pm: Loving (2016) Ruth Negga (Oscar-nominated for Best Actress) and Joel Edgerton star in the real-life story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple whose prosecution for their interracial marriage instigated the historic Supreme Court ruling of 1967 that banned those laws. PG-13, 123 min.
Contact the Culture & AV Division at 330-643-9015 or email@example.com for more information.
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AGE GROUP: | Tween | Teen | Adults |
EVENT TYPE: | Movies |
TAGS: | Venice | Supreme Court | Ruth Negga | Romantic Films | Romantic comedy | Romance | Preston Sturges | Lawrence Olivier | Joel Edgerton | Jeff Nichols | Jane Austen | Interracial Marriage | Historical Fiction | Henry Fonda | George Roy Hill | Diane Lane | Date night | Ciaran Hinds | Barbara Stanwyck | Amanda Root |
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|Tue, Mar 21||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Wed, Mar 22||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Thu, Mar 23||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Fri, Mar 24||10:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sat, Mar 25||10:00AM to 5:00PM|
|Sun, Mar 26||1:00PM to 5:00PM|
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.