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Oscar Winners Head to the Public Library for "Books to the Big Screen"

The Public Library of ABQ/BernCo and Friends of the Public Library Present Annual Movie Extravaganza.
January 25, 2024

Get ready for a star-studded affair this February as the Public Library of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County, along with the Friends of the Public Library, present its annual event Books to the Big Screen featuring blockbuster book-to-film adaptations. This cinematic showcase will feature eight riveting film adaptations and Academy Award winners, all presented for free at various Public Library branches.

Immerse yourself in the world of classic Hollywood glamour as legendary stars grace the screen. Picture luminaries such as Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, David Niven, Shirley MacLaine, Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Rita Moreno, Roy Schneider, Gene Hackman, Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Sally Field, Russell Crowe, and Jennifer Connelly, bringing these literary masterpieces to life in a way only Hollywood icons can.



Saturday, February 3 at 3 p.m. 

The French Connection

Lomas Tramway Library


Sunday, February 4 at 1:30 p.m.

Mrs. Miniver

Central & Unser Library


Saturday, February 10 at 2 p.m. 

Out of Africa

Main Library


Monday, February 12 at 4 p.m. 

Forrest Gump  

Taylor Ranch Library


Thursday, February 15 at 5:30 p.m. 

A Beautiful Mind

Erna Fergusson Library


Saturday, February 17 at 3 p.m. 

West Side Story 

Special Collections Library


Tuesday, February 20 at 4 p.m. 

Around the World in 80 Days 

International District Library


Saturday, February 24 at Noon

Mutiny on the Bounty 

East Mountain Library


For more information, please visit Tickets are not required for these free screenings.