Books to the Big Screen

A Celebration of Book to Film Adaptations

Upcoming Events

Books to the Big Screen 2024 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.


Event Dates and Times

  • Saturday, February 3rd

The French Connection (1971), 3:00 p.m. at Lomas Tramway Library

  • Sunday, February 4th

Mrs. Miniver (1942), 1:30 p.m. at Central & Unser Library

  • Saturday, February 10th

Out of Africa (1985), 2:00 p.m. at Main Library

  • Monday, February 12th

Forrest Gump (1994), 4:00 p.m. at Taylor Ranch Library

  • Thursday, February 15th

A Beautiful Mind (2001), 5:30 p.m. at Erna Fergusson Library

  • Saturday, February 17th

West Side Story (1961), 3:00 p.m. at Special Collections Library

  • Tuesday, February 20th

Around the World in 80 Days (1956), 4:00 p.m. at International District Library

  • Saturday, February 24th

Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), 12:00 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.