Events & Programs


The newest releases, world cinema, and classic movies — Skokie Public Library has it all!

Every month, the Library screens a variety of classics, documentaries, new releases, and more. Movies are scheduled for many Tuesdays and Fridays at 1:30pm or in the evenings. Check the Library calendar for upcoming screenings or subscribe to the RSS feed. RSS feed

World films are screened on the first Monday evening of every month, and Family Films — complete with popcorn — are shown at 6:30pm on the second Friday of each month.

We’ve also listed a few websites that provide information on films showing in the area. For more information about award-winning films, film festivals, and films recommended by our staff, visit the Movies & Music area of our website.

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Films at Skokie Public Library

Web resourceDaily Films

Several times each day a documentary, travelogue, or artistic performance is shown on the screen in the Movies, Music & More area of the Library.

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Admission is free, registration is not required, and children under 8 years old must be accompanied to the movie by a parent or adult caregiver. See you at the show!

Web resourceMovie Nights

Movies shown on Friday movie nights are specially selected for teen audiences, but adults are welcome to attend. Selections are most often recent, popular films featuring younger characters but may also include classic titles.

Web resourceWorld Film Fest

The Library presents independent films once a month.  Each one has won numerous awards at various film festivals, and is not widely available.

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Films Around Town

Web resourceChicago Movies

Metromix lists all of the movies playing in the Chicago area.  Search for films by theater or movie title.

Web resourceChicago Reader on Film

The online Chicago Reader features links to listings of films playing in the Skokie and Chicago area in theaters and at other locations such as libraries and museums.  Critics' choices and capsule reviews are provided to help you plan your night out.


Moviefone allows you to search for movies by location or by movie title. Tickets may be purchased online for theaters such as the Crown Village 18 and the Skokie Theater.

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