Free movie screening Near North Library
Where: Near North Library: 310 W. Division Street,
Film Screening: The Haunted Mansion (2003) Saturday, October 26, 2019 2:00PM – 3:30PM
A real estate agent has his family stay in a haunted house. Based on a Disney theme-park ride. Starring: Eddie Murphy, Terence Stamp, Jennifer Tilly. © Walt Disney Pictures 88 minutes Rated PG.
Film Screening: The Candidate (1972) Saturday, November 2, 2019 2:00PM – 3:45PM
A young lawyer is groomed to defeat a popular Republican senator, but as the underdog’s chances improve, his truth-telling style becomes more and more managed. Starring: Robert Redford, Peter Boyle, Melvyn Douglas. © Warner Bros. 109 minutes Rated PG
Film Screening: A Wrinkle in Time (2018) Saturday, November 9, 2019 2:00PM – 3:45PM
Meg meets three supernatural beings who transport her through the universe to rescue her father, who mysteriously disappeared and is being held captive by an evil force. Starring: Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon. © Walt Disney Pictures 109 minutes Rated PG
Film Screening: Pet Sematary (2019) Saturday, November 16, 2019 2:00PM – 4:15PM
A family moves to rural Maine where they discover the dark powers of a burial site known as the “Pet Sematary.” Starring: Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, John Lithgow. © Paramount Pictures 133 minutes Rated R
Film Screening: Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) Saturday, November 23, 2019 2:00PM – 3:45PM
Video game villain Wreck-It-Ralph must brave the Internet to help Vanellope fix her game Sugar Rush. Starring: John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch. © Walt Disney Pictures 112 minutes Rated PG.
Film Screening: Murphy’s Romance (1985) Saturday, December 7, 2019 2:00PM – 3:45PM
A widowed small-town pharmacist develops a reticent affection for a spunky divorcee. Starring: James Garner, Sally Field, Corey Haim. © Columbia Pictures 107 minutes Rated PG-13.
Film Screening: Ordinary People (1980) Saturday, December 14, 2019 2:00PM – 4:00PM
Story of an upper-middle-class family struggling to grapple with the death of the oldest son in a boating accident. Starring: Mary Tyler Moore, Timothy Hutton, Donald Sutherland, Elizabeth McGovern. © Paramount Pictures 124 minutes Rated R
Film Screening: Just Friends (2005) Saturday, December 21, 2019 2:00PM – 3:30PM
A music executive woos his high school crush. Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart, Anna Faris, Chris Klein. © New Line Cinema 96 minutes Rated PG-13
Film Screening: Dumbo (2019) Saturday, December 28, 2019 2:00PM – 4:00PM
A young elephant with over-sized ears and the powers of flight becomes a circus superstar. Starring: Eva Green, Michael Keaton, Colin Farrell, Danny DeVito. © Walt Disney Pictures 112 minutes Rated PG
About the Near North Library
- Near North Branch was dedicated August 6, 1997, replacing a temporary reading room in Seward Park.
- Near North Branch originally opened October 12, 1972 in two combined apartments at 1157 N. Cleveland Avenue as a study center for residents of theCabrini Green Housing Projects.
- a painting entitled “Two Children: Boy and Girl” by William Gettings
- Near North Branch also features artwork funded through the Percent for Art Ordinance administered by the City of Chicago Public Art Program:
- a mixed media collage entitled “Scott Street at Cabrini Green” by Mat Barber Kennedy
- a series of paintings entitled “Illinois Writers” by Steve Musgrave
- a painting entitled “Key Bearer U” by Jane Williams Ferris