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Thursday Movies@Main

2024-01-04 18:30:00 2024-01-04 20:00:00 America/New_York Thursday Movies@Main 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. Main Library - Auditorium

Thursday, January 04
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-01-04 18:30:00 2024-01-04 20:00:00 America/New_York Thursday Movies@Main 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. Main Library - Auditorium

Main Library

Auditorium

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.

Sci-Fi Terror in the British Countryside

January 4, 6:30 pm: These are the Damned (1962) 

A plot about a motorcycle gang morphs into a crazy scenario involving secret government experimentation. Joseph Losey at his wildest! I dare you to not get “Black Leather Rock” stuck in your head. With Macdonald Carey, Shirley Anne Field, Viveca Lindfors, Alexander Knox, and Oliver Reed, 87 min.

January 11, 6:30 pm: Curse of the Demon (aka Night of the Demon, 1957) 

American professor Dana Andrews travels to London to attend a paranormal psychology symposium, where he starts to investigate devil-worshiper Niall MacGinnis, who he finds much more dangerous than he had perceived. Another masterful mood piece from Jacques Tourneur. Also with Peggy Cummins, 95 min.

January 18, 6:30 pm: Village of the Damned (1960) 

A small English village suddenly produces frightening children who look alike and seem possessed of supernatural powers. A haunting sci-fi classic. With George Sanders, Barbara Shelley and Martin Stephens, 77 min.

January 25, 6:30 pm: The Quatermass Xperiment (1955) 

A rocket sent into space by Professor Quatermass (Brian Donlevy) returns to earth with two of the astronauts missing, and the last very ill. Working with Scotland Yard, they determine that there may be an alien invasion afoot. Directed by Val Guest and also starring Jack Warner, Gordon Jackson, and Lionel Jeffries, 78 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 cadiv@akronlibrary.org for more information.

Main Library

Phone: 330.643.9000
Branch manager
Michael Bianchi

Hours
Mon, Feb 26 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Feb 27 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Feb 28 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Feb 29 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Mar 01 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Mar 02 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Mar 03 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

Thu, Feb 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Feb 29, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Quiet Study Room 1

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

Thu, Feb 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Meeting Room

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

Sat, Mar 02, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Auditorium

Mon, Mar 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Tue, Mar 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
TechZone

Wed, Mar 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, Mar 06, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Business, Government & Science

Wed, Mar 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
TechZone

Wed, Mar 06, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Thu, Mar 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Mar 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
TechZone

Thu, Mar 07, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Microbusiness Center

Thu, Mar 07, 3:00pm - 4:45pm
Teen Meeting Room

Thu, Mar 07, 6:15pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Sat, Mar 09, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Garden Trio Corridor,Meeting Room 2AB,Meeting Room 1

Sat, Mar 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Sat, Mar 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
TechZone

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

Wed, Mar 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, Mar 13, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Business, Government & Science

Wed, Mar 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Zoom

Wed, Mar 13, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, Mar 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Thu, Mar 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Mar 14, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Meeting Room 1

Thu, Mar 14, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Microbusiness Center

Thu, Mar 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Meeting Room

Thu, Mar 14, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Thu, Mar 14, 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Sat, Mar 16, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room,Children's Library RECE Lab

Mon, Mar 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Wed, Mar 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, Mar 20, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Business, Government & Science

Wed, Mar 20, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, Mar 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Teen Meeting Room

Thu, Mar 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Mar 21, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Microbusiness Center

Thu, Mar 21, 3:00pm - 4:45pm
Teen Meeting Room

Thu, Mar 21, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Sat, Mar 23, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Computer Lab 2

Sat, Mar 23, 10:30am - 11:15am
Meeting Room 2AB

Sat, Mar 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Mon, Mar 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Mon, Mar 25, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Computer Lab 1
Registration opens Monday, March 4 2024 at 12:00am

Mon, Mar 25, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Tue, Mar 26, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Computer Lab 1
Registration opens Monday, March 4 2024 at 12:00am

Wed, Mar 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, Mar 27, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Business, Government & Science

Wed, Mar 27, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Computer Lab 1
Registration opens Monday, March 4 2024 at 12:00am

Wed, Mar 27, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Thu, Mar 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Mar 28, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Quiet Study Room 1

Thu, Mar 28, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Microbusiness Center

Thu, Mar 28, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Computer Lab 1
Registration opens Monday, March 4 2024 at 12:00am

Thu, Mar 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Meeting Room

Thu, Mar 28, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Thu, Mar 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room 2AB