Showtimes From the Stacks

We regularly host public screenings of films and television shows at both our Milan and Berlin locations. From family-friendly Christmas classics like The Muppet Christmas Carol to current pop culture phenomenons like The Walking Dead, you’ll always be able to find something entertaining to see at the library. Check out the below listings to see what’s coming soon!


June 2018

East Side Sushi (2014)
Part of Screen Gems
Rated PG
Teen Services, Adult Services
June 18  |  Monday  |  6:00PM – 8:00PM
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Single mom Juana, can slice and dice anything with great speed and precision. After working at a fruit-vending cart for years, she decides to take a job at a local Japanese restaurant, which provides security and benefits. Intrigued by the food, she learns to make a multitude of sushi on her own, fusing it with her own culture. When she attempts to become a sushi chef, she is shut down since she is the ‘wrong’ race and gender. Against all odds, Juana embarks on a journey of self-discovery, determined to not let anyone stop her from achieving her dream.

STEP (2017)
Part of Screen Gems: Art Isn’t Easy
Rated PG
Teen Services, Adult Services
June 21  |  Thursday  |  6:00PM – 8:00PM
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

The senior year of a girls’ high school step team in inner-city Baltimore is documented, as they try to become the first in their families to attend college. The girls strive to make their dancing a success against the backdrop of social unrest.

Grease (1978)
Part of Mid-Week Musicals
Rated PG-13
Teen Services, Adult Services
June 27  |  Wednesday  |  12:00PM – 2:00PM
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Experience the friendships, romances and adventures of a group of high school kids in the 1950s. A wholesome exchange student and a leather-clad rebel have a summer romance, but will it cross clique lines?

Mighty Uke (2010)
Part of Screen Gems: Art Isn’t Easy
Teen Services, Adult Services
June 28  |  Thursday  |  6:00PM – 8:00PM
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

This award-winning documentary travels the world to discover why so many people are turning to the ukulele to express themselves, connect with the past and with each other.

July 2018

Every Little Step (2008)
Part of Screen Gems: Art Isn’t Easy
Rated PG-13
Teen Services, Adult Services
July 5 | Thursday | 6:00PM – 8:00PM
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Filmmakers James D. Stern and Adam Del Deo explore the genesis and legacy of the Broadway musical A Chorus Line. Dancers struggle through auditions for a revival of the show, as Stern and Del Deo present interviews past and present with cast and crew, comparing the revival production with the show’s original incarnation.

Annie (1978)
Part of Mid-Week Musicals
Rated PG
Teen Services, Adult Services
July 11  |  Wednesday  |  12:00PM – 2:00PM
BERLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY

An orphan in a facility run by the mean Miss Hannigan, Annie (Aileen Quinn) believes that her parents left her there by mistake. When a rich man named Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks decides to let an orphan live at his home to promote his image, Annie is selected. While Annie gets accustomed to living in Warbucks’ mansion, she still longs to meet her parents, so Warbucks announces a search for them and a reward, which brings out many frauds.

A Mighty Wind (2003)
Part of Screen Gems: Art Isn’t Easy
Rated PG-13
Teen Services, Adult Services
July 12  |  Thursday  |  6:00PM – 8:00PM
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

In this hilarious backstage mockumentary, three eclectic, never-quite-famous folk bands come together for the first time in decades following the death of their manager to put on an reunion concert in his honor. For the members of The Folksmen, The New Main Street Singers, and Mitch & Mickey, time has not been kind. As the show approaches, apprehension sets in, romances are rekindled and ambitions are permanently deferred.

Young@Heart (2007)
Part of Screen Gems: Art Isn’t Easy
Rated PG
Teen Services, Adult Services
July 19  |  Thursday  |  6:00PM – 8:00PM
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Members of a senior citizens chorus from New England perform rock songs by artists such as the Clash and Coldplay.

Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
Part of Screen Gems: Art Isn’t Easy
Rated PG-13
Teen Services, Adult Services
July 23  |  Monday  |  6:00PM – 8:00PM
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Meek flower shop assistant Seymour pines for co-worker Audrey. During a total eclipse, he discovers an unusual plant he names Audrey II, which feeds only on human flesh and blood. The growing plant attracts a great deal of business for the previously struggling store. After Seymour feeds Audrey’s boyfriend, Orin, to the plant after Orin’s accidental death, he must come up with more bodies for the increasingly bloodthirsty plant.

Newsies (1992)
Part of Mid-Week Musicals
Rated PG
Teen Services, Adult Services
July 25  |  Wednesday  |  12:00PM – 2:00PM
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

In this musical, homeless New York City newsboy Jack “Cowboy” Kelly befriends two newcomers to his trade, brothers David and Les Jacobs. When publisher Joseph Pulitzer sets new rules that make it harder for the young newspaper salesmen to make a buck, the boys go on strike. Bryan Denton, a journalist who’s sympathetic to their plight, gives them some tips in public relations, as the newsboys’ battle grips the city.

August 2018

Sapphires (2012)
Part of Screen Gems: Art Isn’t Easy
Rated PG-13
Teen Services, Adult Services
August 2 | Thursday | 6:00PM – 8:00PM
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

In 1968, four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war as their all girl group The Sapphires travels to Vietnam to entertain the US troops.

Hairspray (2007)
Part of Mid-Week Musicals
Rated PG
Teen Services, Adult Services
August 8  |  Wednesday  |  12:00PM – 2:00PM
BERLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY

In 1960s Baltimore, dance-loving teen Tracy Turnblad auditions for a spot on “The Corny Collins Show” and wins. She becomes an overnight celebrity, a trendsetter in dance, fun and fashion. Perhaps her new status as a teen sensation is enough to topple Corny’s reigning dance queen and bring racial integration to the show.

Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
Part of Screen Gems: Art Isn’t Easy
Rated PG-13
Teen Services, Adult Services
August 8 | Wednesday | 6:00PM – 8:00PM
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Though he faded into obscurity in the U.S., an early ’70s musician known as Rodriguez became a huge hit in South Africa and was widely rumored to have died. Two obsessed fans set out to learn the man’s true fate.