Thor: Ragnarok

Wednesday, July 18 at 2:00 p.m. at the Library
AGES: 12–18 years old

Kick back, relax, and join the Library for a free showing of Thor: Ragnarok!  Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk, his former ally and fellow Avenger. Thor’s quest for survival leads him in a race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home world and the Asgardian civilization. (2017, PG-13, 2 hr 10 min)


Film Fanatics

Join the Library on the third Thursday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the Bensenville Theatre for a showing of cinematic gems you may have missed. Admission to the show is free! Film titles for this program are announced one month prior to the event.

March 15 | April 19 | May 17 | June 21 | July 19 | August 16

Thursday, March 15 – The Foreigner

Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love — his teenage daughter — dies in a senseless act of politically motivated terrorism. His relentless search to find the terrorists leads to a cat-and-mouse conflict with a British government official whose own past may hold the clues to the identities of the elusive killers.

(2017, Rated R, 1 hour 54 minutes)

Summer Monday Matinees

Mondays at 11:00 a.m. at the Bensenville Theatre
June 11 – July 23

Join the library every Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the Bensenville Theatre for Monday Matinees. Each week we will feature one of our favorite Disney classic animated films. Admission to the show is free!

June 11 Lady and the Tramp

June 18Oliver and Company

June 25 — Pinocchio

July 2Jungle Book

July 9101 Dalmatians

July 16The Aristocats

July 23Bambi




Foreign Language Film Series

Join us on the second Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the Bensenville Theatre for our Foreign Language Film Series, featuring films in a variety of languages. Admission is free! All films will be presented in their native languages with English subtitles.

August 14 | September 11 | October 9 | November 13 | December 11 | January 8 | February 12

Monday, February 12 – Zokkomon

Abandoned by his heartless uncle and aided by a street artist, an orphan discovers his inner hero.

(2011, Rated PG, 1 hour 49 minutes) – Language: Hindi

Monday, March 12 – Sound of Noise

A tone-deaf cop works to track down a group of guerilla percussionists whose anarchic public performances are terrorizing the city.

(2010, rated R, 1 hr 42 min) – Language: Swedish

Monday, April 9 – Trash

In Brazil, three young favela dwellers go on the run after they find a wallet containing proof of a politician’s corruption.

(2015, rated R, 1 hour 54 minutes) – Language: Portuguese

Monday, May 14 – Cinco de Mayo: La Batalla

Mexican General Ignacio Zaragoza  leads badly outnumbered and outgunned troops to defend the city of Puebla from invading French forces.

(2013, rated r, 2 hours 5 minutes) – Language: Spanish

Monday, June 11 – What We Become

Members of a family fight for survival when a mysterious plague unleashes flesh-eating zombies in their small town.

(2015, unrated, 1 hour 25 minutes) – Language: Danish

Monday, July 9 – Marguerite

In 1921 France, a wealthy woman follows her passion to sing in front of audiences, but no one tells her how bad she is.

(2015, rated R, 2 hours 9 minutes) – Language: French

Monday, August 13 – 3 Idiotas

Two lifelong friends embark on a quest to find a college buddy who disappeared without a trace the day before graduation.

(2017, rated PG-13, 1 hour 46 minutes) – Language: Spanish

Family Movie Night

Join the Library the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the Bensenville Theatre for a showing of our favorite family films. Admission to the show is free! Film titles for this program are announced one month prior to the event. Visit the Library’s website for more information.

March 6 | April 3 | May 1 | June 5 | July 3 | August 7

Tuesday, March 6 – Leap!

Best friends Félicie and Victor hatch a plan to escape from their rural orphanage in 19th-century France. Félicie dreams of becoming a ballerina, while Victor wants to use his brainpower to invent things. After busting out, Félicie makes her way to the Paris Opera where she joins a class of highly trained dancers who are auditioning for the lead in a production of “The Nutcracker.”

(2016, Rated PG, 1 hour 30 minutes)