Films Events

Friday, October 05
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Not Rated (1937) 1 hour and 57 minutes  Black & White Part of librarian Doug Swiszcz's SPENCER TRACY film lecture series, with pre-film commentary. Tracy won the first of two back-to-back Best Actor Academy Awards for his... Read more
Tuesday, October 09
6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy has released a short film produced by local filmmaker Jamie McGuire entitled Public Memory/Public Spaces about their efforts to restore the Soldiers and Sailors Monument located in Kennedy Plaza.  Come and view the film... Read more
Friday, October 12
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Not Rated (1950) 1 hour and 32 minutes  Black & White Part of librarian Doug Swiszcz's SPENCER TRACY film lecture series, with pre-film commentary. Tracy plays Stanley Banks, whose daughter announces that she is getting married... Read more
Sunday, October 14
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Rated PG (2017) 1 hour 43 minutes In celebration of Paddington Bear's 60th Anniversary, follow his transition from the page to the Big Screen.  Bring paper and pencil - or crayons and markers - and draw along with illustrator R. W. Alley as he draws and describes working with... Read more
Friday, October 19
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Not Rated (1955) 1 hour and 21 minutes  Color Part of librarian Doug Swiszcz's SPENCER TRACY film lecture series, with pre-film commentary. Tracy plays John J. Macreedy, a one-armed veteran of World War II who arrives by train in a... Read more
Thursday, October 25
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Not Rated (2018)  Come see movies the way they were meant to be seen...on the big screen with amazing surround sound, in the Library's newly renovated Salem Family Auditorium. This film tells the story of the legendary Celebrity Club, located in Randall Square and... Read more
Friday, October 26
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Not Rated (1961) 3 hours and 6 minutes  Black & White  Contains a sequence with disturbing images Part of librarian Doug Swiszcz's SPENCER TRACY film lecture series, with pre-film commentary. Tracy leads an outstanding ensemble... Read more
Monday, October 29
4:00pm - 5:45pm
As Seabrook students struggle to coexist with new students from Zombietown, an unlikely friendship between a cheerleader and a zombie could unite their community for good.  PG 2018 1h 34 min.   
Monday, October 29
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join us for two nights of Frank! Celebrating 200 Years of Frankenstein.  Monday, watch Frankenstein (1931, 2hrs) with pre-film commentary by Librarian Doug Swiszcz. Costumes encouraged! "This iconic horror film follows the obsessed scientist Dr. Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive) as he attempts to... Read more
Tuesday, October 30
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Second night of Frank! Celebrate 200 Years of Frankenstein. Watch Young Frankenstein (1974, 1 hr. 46 min.) with pre-film commentary by Librarian Doug Swiszcz. Costumes encouraged!!  "Respected medical lecturer Dr. Frederick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) learns that he has inherited his infamous... Read more