Relax in Main Library’s 400-seat auditorium. Enjoy movies every Sunday at 2 pm. Free parking is available in the High/Market deck on weekends.
April 2, 2 PM: No screening, Joe Augustine Trio performance
April 9: No screening; the library is closed
April 16, 2 PM: Love is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955)
A Chinese-English doctor (Jennifer Jones) meets a married American journalist (William Holden) in Hong Kong during the Chinese Communist revolution. As their relationship deepens, their lives become more complicated, 102 min.
April 23, 2 PM: Up (2009)
In this wonderfully charming Pixar animated fantasy, an older man fastens balloons to his house, in order to fulfill a childhood dream of travelling to South America. Tagging along is a Boy Scout stowaway, PG, 96 min.
April 30, 2 PM: The Straight Story (1999)
73-year-old Alvin Straight (Richard Farnsworth) finds out that his estranged brother has had a heart attack, and since he doesn’t have a driver’s license, decides to take a lawnmower cross country to see him. A Walt Disney film directed by David Lynch, G, 112 min.
AGE GROUP: | Adults |
EVENT TYPE: | Movies |
TAGS: | Disney movie | classic movie |
|Mon, Jun 05||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Tue, Jun 06||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Wed, Jun 07||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Thu, Jun 08||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Fri, Jun 09||10:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sat, Jun 10||10:00AM to 5:00PM|
|Sun, Jun 11||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.