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.
April 6, 6:30 PM: Forty Guns (1957)
Barbara Stanwyck plays a brutal Arizona ranch matriarch (8 years before Big Valley) who faces off with a new lawman (Barry Sullivan) in this stylishly entertaining romp by renowned director Sam Fuller, 80 min.
April 13, 6:30 PM: The Naked Spur (1953)
Jimmy Stewart’s bounty hunter tracks murderer Robert Ryan, and his sweetheart Janet Leigh, while he teams up with a couple of untrustworthy sidekicks (Ralph Meeker and Millard Mitchell). A taut Anthony Mann classic, 91 min.
April 20, 6:30 PM: The Ox-Bow Incident (1942)
William Wellman’s effective and gripping indictment of mob mentality, as a posse captures three men they suspect of murder, and they debate whether to lynch them. With Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, Anthony Quinn, Jane Darwell, and Henry Morgan, 75 min.
April 27, 6:30 PM: Ride Lonesome (1959)
The perfect pairing of actor Randoph Scott and director Budd Boetticher in another bounty hunter tale, with Karen Steele, Pernell Roberts, Lee Van Cleef, and James Coburn, 73 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.
AGE GROUP: | Adults |
EVENT TYPE: | Movies |
TAGS: | William Wellman | Western | Sam Fuller | Robert Ryan | Randolph Scott | Pernell Roberts | Lee Van Cleef | Janet Leigh | James Coburn | Henry Fonda | Dana Andrews | classic movie | Budd Boetticher | bounty hunter | Barry Sullivan | Barbara Stanwyck | Anthony Quinn | Anthony Mann |
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|Fri, Jun 09||10:00AM to 6:00PM|
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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.