Movies: anytime, any location, all ages

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Film critics regard 1939 as the greatest year in Hollywood history, when more memorable movies were released than at any other time. Throughout 2014, the Kansas City Public Library recreates the movie going experience enjoyed by audiences 75 years earlier. Each week, the free series Hollywood’s Greatest Year will present a movie from 1939.

In the Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault, Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.


Saturday, November 22, 2014

Philomena - starring Judi Dench. In 1952, a young Philomena was sent to the convent of Roscrea in Ireland after giving birth to her first child. When her son became a toddler, the nuns sent him to America for adoption. Philomena then spent the next fifty years seeking for him in vain.

This 2013 movie is rated PG-13 for some strong language, thematic elements and sexual references. It runs 98 minutes. Come join us in the Ruiz meeting room for a great movie and light refreshments.


Friday, November 28, 2014
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Kick off the holiday season with a great movie on the big screen: 2004’s magical, visually stunning The Polar Express starring Tom Hanks.

Recommended for all ages.


Saturday, November 29, 2014

Film critics regard 1939 as the greatest year in Hollywood history, when more memorable movies were released than at any other time. Throughout 2014, the Kansas City Public Library recreates the movie going experience enjoyed by audiences 75 years earlier. Each week, the free series Hollywood’s Greatest Year will present a movie from 1939.

In the Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault, Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.


Sunday, November 30, 2014

Please join us this afternoon for our Sunday family movie. (Parents with children)


Thursday, December 18, 2014

Join us each month as we enjoy a movie on our big screen.


Sunday, December 28, 2014

Please join us this afternoon for our Sunday family movie. (Parents with children)