Tagged film screenings

When School's Out, Stay Cool with Awesome Activities at the Free Library!

While some schools in the area have already let out for the summer, the last official day for Philadelphia School District students is Tuesday, June 20. Woo Hoo! While pools and spraygrounds around the city will begin opening later this…

Reflections on Education and Race

Earlier this year, J. Matthew Catron, a Library Assistant in Phibrick Hall at  Parkway Central Library came to the Education, Philosophy, and Religion Department with a pitch: to bring Dr. Sheena Howard and her film Remixing…

“Everyone’s entitled to one good scare.”

With nights growing longer and Halloween only a few weeks away, it’s the perfect time of year to settle in for a scary movie. Mention horror movies to some people, though, and the reactions can be decidedly buzz-killing: “I…

Get Reading with MEGAREAD!

Ever wish you could have a private screening of a great new movie with your friends and family at a local theater? Now’s your chance, book lovers! The Free Library is proud to partner with Dreamworks' Animation for MEGAREAD, an…

Today: Special Screening of Percy Jackson & the Olympians at Parkway Central!

Head over to Parkway Central Library on Friday, June 2, at 2 p.m. for a special screening of Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief in the Montgomery Auditorium. The film, based on the book of the same name by Rick…