Wednesday Movie Matinee

Wednesday, December 07, 2016 | Time: 2:00

THE CAINE MUTINY (1954), 125 min., Not Rated. During W.W. II, onboard a ship in the U. S. Pacific Fleet, an event occurs unlike any that the United States Navy has ever experienced.  Captain Queeg (Humphrey Bogart) is removed from his command by his executive officer (Van Johnson) in an apparent outright act of mutiny.  […]

Holiday Movie

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 | Time: 2:00

  “Meet Me in St. Louis” (1944, 113 min., Not Rated). Captivating musical based on Sally Benson’s slice of Americana about the Smith Family’s experiences leading up to the St. Louis World’s Fair of 1904.  Esther Smith (Judy Garland) sings, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” to sister Tootie Smith (Margaret O’Brien).  Drop-in only.  Holiday […]

Wednesday Movie Matinee

Wednesday, January 04, 2017 | Time: 2:00

  KID GALAHAD (1962), 100 min., Rated PG. Walter (Elvis Presley) has recently left the military and is looking for work when he discovers a gym known for teaching boxing. After some hard training, Walter is ready for his big fight, but someone wants to fix the match and they go after Walter’s trainers.  Join […]


Saturday, January 14, 2017 | Time: 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

  Stop by the I-Cash table in the lobby and a staff member from the Illinois State Treasurer’s Office will check to see if you have unclaimed property owed to you.  Examples of unclaimed property are inactive bank accounts, contents of safe deposit boxes, and stocks, bonds and mutual funds.  One in four Illinois residents […]

Big Band Memories

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | Time: 2:00

  Come see and hear the greatest bands and singers of the Big Band era such as Glenn Miller, Harry James, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Spike Jones and even comedian Sid Caesar playing a sax solo with Benny Goodman and Gene Krupa.  Also, see rare film clips of the Aragon and Trianon Ballrooms and North […]

Wednesday Movie Matinee

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 | Time: 2:00

  RACE (2016), 135 min., Rated PG-13. Jesse Owens’ quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history launches him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy. Shown in celebration of Black History Month. Drop-in only.  Refreshments provided by the Friends […]

President Abraham Lincoln

Saturday, February 18, 2017 | Time: 2:00 p.m.

Come hear a first-hand account from Mr. Lincoln himself of the history of the USA from 1776 through the end of the Civil War in 1865.  Mr. Lincoln will also talk about his story: growing up on the frontier, his great desire to learn, the different jobs he had, why he likes to tell stories, […]

Jack Benny Extravaganza

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 | Time: 2:00

  Get ready to laugh at this exciting, hilarious presentation featuring a collection of rib-tickling segments from legendary comedian Jack Benny’s radio and TV shows, including classic moments with Mary Livingstone, Eddie “Rochester” Anderson, Dennis Day, and Phil Harris.  February 14 was Jack Benny’s birthday.  He would have been 39 years old.  Presented by Steven […]