First Friday Films

Watch the latest releases, from blockbusters to independent films, for free on our big screen the first Friday of the month. The films chosen are new, interesting, and difficult to get via Netflix. Snacks are available by donation, or bring your own.

All film screenings are free and start at 6 p.m. in the Oak Room.

*Due to licensing restrictions, we cannot list movie titles online. Please call the library at 503-682-2744 for upcoming movie titles.

Upcoming Showings

 

film reel Friday, August 5 - rated PG-13, 124 minutes
A story of a family across four generations, centered on the girl who becomes the woman (Jennifer Lawrence) who founds a business dynasty and becomes a matriarch in her own right. Facing betrayal, treachery, the loss of innocence and the scars of love, Joy becomes a true boss of family and enterprise. Allies become adversaries and adversaries become allies, both inside and outside the family, as Joy's inner life and fierce imagination carry her through the storm she faces.

Friday, September 2 - rated PG-13, 108 minutes
A 2015 British biographical drama film based on the 1991 book of the same name ("The Man Who Knew Infinity") by Robert Kanigel. The film stars Dev Patel as the real-life Srinivasa Ramanujan, a mathematician who after growing up poor in Madras, India, earns admittance to Cambridge University during World War I, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G. H. Hardy (played by Jeremy Irons despite Hardy being only 10 years older than Ramanujan).