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!


FEBRUARY 2018

The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Part of Screen Gems Presents “Lights, Camera, Romance!”
Not Rated
Adult Services
February 6  |  Tuesday  |  6:00PM – 8:00PM
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

When a rich woman’s ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself. Starring Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, and Jimmy Stewart.

The Princess Bride (1987)
Part of Screen Gems Presents “Lights, Camera, Romance!”
Rated PG
Teen Services | Adult Services
February 8  |  Thursday  |  6:00PM – 8:00PM
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

When the beautiful maiden Buttercup hears that her true love Westley is dead, she reluctantly agrees to marry the loathsome Prince Humperdinck. After Westley returns to rescue Buttercup, the two begin an epic adventure filled with fencing, fighting, giants, monsters, miracles, true love, and hilarity!

Young Tom Edison (1940)
Part of Screen Gems
Rated PG
Teen Services | Adult Services
February 12  |  Monday  |  6:00PM – 8:00PM
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

During the 1860s, Tom Edison is a precocious boy with a penchant for mischief. After setting off a smoke bomb, he is expelled from his school to the dismay of his father, Samuel. However, Tom’s mother, Nancy, knows that he is incredibly gifted. After Tom rescues a young boy from an oncoming train, the boy’s father, Mr. McCarney, offers him a job in a telegraph office, where’s he’s finally given a chance to prove himself.

MARCH 2018

Battle of the Sexes (2017)
Part of Screen Gems
Rated PG-13
Adult Services
March 1 |  Thursday  |  6:00PM – 8:00PM
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

The 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs became the most watched televised sports event of all time. Trapped in the media glare, King and Riggs were on opposite sides of a binary argument, but off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. With her husband urging her to fight for equal pay, the private King was also struggling to come to terms with her own sexuality, while Riggs gambled his legacy and reputation in a bid to relive the glories of his past.

The Trouble With Harry (1955)
Part of Screen Gems Presents Alfred Hitchcock
Rated PG
Adult Services
March 7 |  Wednesday  |  6:00PM – 8:00PM
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

When a local man’s corpse appears on a nearby hillside, no one is quite sure what happened to him. Many of the town’s residents secretly wonder if they are responsible, including the man’s ex-wife, Jennifer, and Capt. Albert Wiles, a retired seaman who was hunting in the woods where the body was found. As the no-nonsense sheriff gets involved, and local artist Sam Marlowe offers his help, the community slowly unravels the mystery.

The Birds (1963)
Part of Screen Gems Presents Alfred Hitchcock
Rated PG-13
Adult Services
March 12 |  Monday  |  6:00PM – 8:00PM
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people.

Strangers on a Train (1951)
Part of Screen Gems Presents Alfred Hitchcock
Rated PG
Adult Services
March 19 |  Monday  |  6:00PM – 8:00PM
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder – a theory that he plans to implement.

To Catch a Thief (1955)
Part of Screen Gems Presents Alfred Hitchcock
Rated PG
Adult Services
March 28 |  Wednesday  |  6:00PM – 8:00PM
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Notorious cat burglar John Robie has long since retired to tend vineyards on the French Riviera. When a series of robberies is committed in his style, John must clear his name. Armed with a list of people who own the most expensive jewels currently in the area, John begins following the first owner, young Francie. When her jewels are stolen, Francie suspects John, destroying their tentative romance. John goes on the lam to catch the thief and clear his own name.