Books to the Big Screen

A Celebration of Book to Film Adaptations

Upcoming Events

Books to the Big Screen 2023 Lineup

The Public Library and Friends of the Public Library present our annual book to film adaptation event!

Please join us for our annual celebration of book to film adaptations with free movie screenings at library branches. This year all the movies are Roald Dahl movies! Beginning with The Witches and continuing through the month, these classics will keep you on the edge of your seat.


Event Dates and Times

  • Saturday, February 4th

The Witches, 3:00 p.m. at Lomas Tramway Library

  • Sunday, February 5th

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, 1:30 p.m. at Central & Unser Library

  • Tuesday, February 7th

Matilda, 4:30 p.m. at Taylor Ranch Library

  • Saturday, February 11th

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, 3:00 p.m. at International District Library

  • Sunday, February 12th

Fantastic Mr. Fox, 1:15 p.m. at Erna Fergusson Library

  • Wednesday, February 15th

James and the Giant Peach, 3:00 p.m. at Main Library

  • Saturday, February 18th

36 Hours, 3:00 p.m. at Special Collections Library

  • Saturday, February 25th

BFG, 3:00 p.m. at East Mountain Library


Presented through a partnership between the Public Library Albuquerque and Bernalillo County and Friends of the Public Library.

All screenings are free; no tickets required.