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Public Library Presents Books to the Big Screen Featuring Film Adaptations of Roald Dahl

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory among free offerings at 8 branches.

January 27, 2023 - The Public Library of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County, along with Friends of the Public Library, is celebrating its annual public screenings of book to film adaptations during Books to the Big Screen in February. Eight film adaptations of Roald Dahl will be presented for free at Public Library branches. These movies star Hollywood luminaries such as Angelica Houston, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Meryl Streep, George Clooney, among others.

The film schedule includes: 


Saturday, February 4 - 3 p.m.

The Witches

Lomas Tramway Library


Sunday, February 5  - 1:30 p.m.

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Central & Unser Library


Tuesday, February 7 - 4:30 p.m.


Taylor Ranch Library


Saturday, February 11 - 3 p.m.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

International District Library


Sunday, February 12 - 1:15 p.m.

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Erna Fergusson Library


Wednesday, February 15 - 3 p.m.

James and the Giant Peach

Main Library


Saturday, February 18 - 3 p.m.

36 Hours

Special Collections Library


Saturday, February 25 - 3 p.m.


East Mountain Library


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