Noche de Película


Second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m.
All ages

Sept. 12 | Oct. 10 | Nov. 14 | Dec. 12 | Jan. 9 | Feb. 13

Join us at the Library every second Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. and take advantage of stadium seating, new HD projection, and free popcorn in the Library’s auditorium for a showing of our favorite family films IN SPANISH. Admission to the show is free! Film titles for this program are announced one month prior to the event. Visit our website for more information. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

No School Movies


Friday, September 20 at 1:00 p.m., Detective Pikachu

Friday, November 29 at 1:00 p.m., The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Friday, February 28 at 1:00 p.m., Kim Possible: Disney Live Action

No school? No problem! Join us for a movie on the days that school is closed and take advantage of stadium seating, new HD projection, and free popcorn in the Library’s auditorium for a showing of our favorite family films. Admission to the show is free! Admission is open to all, though space is limited. All films are rated PG. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. All ages!

 

Free Film Showing: Coco


Monday, October 28 at 6:30 p.m. Rated PG, run time: 1 hr 45 min

Join us for movie night at the Library and watch Coco on our big screen! It’s a great story, amazing visually, and entertaining whether you’re a kid or an adult. Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history. Please note: Coco will be presented in English

 

Hispanic Heritage Month Film Festival


Join us as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a collection of Spanish language films! All film showings will take place at 7:00 p.m. in the Library’s Lifelong Learning Center.

Monday, September 16 — El Cantante
Puerto Rican singer Héctor Lavoe emigrates to the United States and becomes a pioneer of salsa music. (2007) Rated R, 1 hr 46 min

Monday, September 23 — 3 Minute Hug
This mini-documentary shows people in exactly this scenario as families are separated at the US-Mexico Border. (2018) Not rated, 30 min

Monday, September 30 — La Mujer De Mi Hermano
A young woman’s search for passion after nearly a decade of marriage leads her to turn to her husband’s brother. (2006) Rated R, 1 hr 29 min

Monday, October 14 — Cuba and the Cameraman
Documentary. Life in Cuba over the course of 45 years, from the early 1970s to the harrowing 1990s after the fall of the Soviet Union and the 2016 death of Fidel Castro. (2017) Not rated, 1 hr 53 min

 

Lunchtime Theater


Summer Lunchtime Theater
Thursdays at 12:00 p.m.
June 13—August 1 | ALL AGES

Bring your sack lunch and join us for a weekly summer movie while taking advantage of stadium seating, free popcorn, and new HD projection in the Library’s auditorium! Film titles for this program are announced one month prior to showing. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

June 13Nickelodeon’s The Great Summer Campout: featuring Bubble Guppies, Shimmer & Shine, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Sunny Day, and Nella the Princess Night (rated TV-Y, run time: 91 min)

June 20Ramona & Beezus (rated G, run time: 88 min)

June 27Puppy Dog Pals: Going On a Mission (rated TV-Y, run time: 84 min)

July 11Penguins of Madagascar: The Movie (rated PG, run time: 92 min)

July 18Team Umizoomi: Animal Heroes (rated TV-Y, run time: 91 min)

July 25Lilo & Stitch (rated PG, run time: 85 min)

August 1The Land Before Time XIV: Journey of the Brave (rated G, run time: 82 min)

Documentary Film Series


Join the Library the second Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. for a new documentary film series! Take advantage of stadium seating, new HD projection, and free popcorn in the Library’s auditorium. For trailers and ratings, visit the Library’s website.


August 12 — The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara

Former corporate whiz kid Robert McNamara was the controversial Secretary of Defense in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, during the height of the Vietnam War. This Academy Award-winning documentary, augmented by archival footage, gives the conflicted McNamara a platform on which he attempts to confront his and the U.S. government’s actions in Southeast Asia in light of the horrors of modern warfare, the end of ideology and the punitive judgment of history.

(2003, Rated PG-13, 1 hour 47 minutes)

Film Fanatics


Join us on the third Thursday of every month at 7:00 p.m. and take advantage of stadium seating, new HD projection, and free popcorn in the Library’s auditorium 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.


Thursday, August 15 – Down A Dark Hall

Five emotionally fragile teens are committed to Blackwood, a mysterious school for gifted girls. Mesmerized by the intense head mistress Madame Duret, they think they have found a place where they can finally flourish academically and artistically. The mystery deepens as they break through layer after layer of misdirection to discover the true, horrifying purpose of the school.

(2018, Rated PG-13, 1 hour 36 minutes)

Please note: all Film Fanatics showings will be at the Bensenville Library

Family Movie Night


Family Movie Night showings are at 6:30 p.m.

Join the Library the first Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. and take advantage of stadium seating, new HD projection, and free popcorn in the Library’s auditorium 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.


Tuesday, September 3 – The Secret Life of Pets 2

Max the terrier encounters canine-intolerant cows, hostile foxes and a scary turkey when he visits the countryside. Luckily for Max, he soon catches a break when he meets Rooster, a gruff farm dog who tries to cure the lovable pooch of his neuroses.

(2019 | Rated PG | 1 hour 26 minutes)

Please note: all Family Movie Night showings will be at the Bensenville Library