Films

A Dog's Way Home Family Matinee

A Dog's Way Home
Rated PG (2019) 1hr 36 mins

A female dog travels 400 hundred miles in search of her owner throughout a Colorado wilderness.

Our Salem Family Auditorium provides a full featured movie theatre experience with a 20 foot screen, premium stadium seating including handicapped access, 5.1 channel surround sound, and a hearing loop system.

Free and open to all

Documentary Film: Woodstock

Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation
Not Rated (2019) 1 hr 36 mins

In August 1969---against a backdrop of a nation in conflict over sexual politics, civil rights, and the Vietnam War---half a million people converged on a small dairy farm in upstate New York to hear a concert of a lifetime. What they experienced was a moment that would spark a cultural revolution, changing many of them and the country forever. 

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part Family Matinee

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
PG (2019) 1 hr 47 mins
 
It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: Lego Duplo invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.
 
Our Salem Family Auditorium provides a full featured movie theatre experience with a 20 foot screen, premium stadium seating including handicapped access, 5.1 channel surround sound, and a hearing loop system.
 
Free and open to all

Sensory Friendly Matinee

Space Jam
PG (1996) 1h 28 mins

Families with children on the Autistic Spectrum Disorder and other special needs are invited to a free movie at the library. Relax in a dimly-lit, low-volume setting as you join basketball great Michael Jordan and Bugs Bunny on a whacky space adventure. An adult caregiver is required to attend. This movie is designed to accommodate our patrons with special needs, but all are welcome to attend. 

"Traveling While Black" Cinematic VR Experience

Join us either before or after the screening of Green Book for a cinematic virtual reality experience "Traveling While Black," using our Oculus Go VR headsets. This VR experience immerses the viewer in the long history of restriction of movement for black Americans and the creation of safe spaces in our communities. Academy Award winner Roger Ross Williams and Emmy Award-winning Felix & Paul Studios' film transports you to historic Ben's Chili Bowl in Washington DC.

War of the Worlds: 1938 Radio Broadcast

Unrated (1938) 59 mins, Audio
War of the Worlds, the 1938 radio broadcast directed and narrated by Orson Welles.

We're kicking off the "Universe of Stories" Adult Summer Reading Program with the original 1938 radio broadcast of War of the Worlds, as delivered by Orson Welles. There will be a brief historical lecture by librarian Doug Swiszcz before the broadcast, and a discussion afterwards. 

Sci-Fi Matinee - Moon

Moon
Rated R (2009) 1 hr 37 mins

Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year solitary stint on the Moon, where he, working alongside his computer, GERTY, sends back to Earth parcels of a resource that has helped diminish our planet's power problems. Starring Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey, and Dominique McElligott.

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