After a two-year hiatus, we are excited to announce the return of regular library film screenings in September. Film screenings will be held on Mondays and Fridays at 6:30 PM in the Orem Library’s media auditorium, located in the north wing basement next to the movie collection. Each month, one film screening will be held in the Library Hall’s Ashton Auditorium. To tie in with our Orem Reads 2022 theme, September will feature romance film screenings –including old-fashioned classics like Casablanca and The African Queen, fantasy favorites Stardust and The Princess Bride, and even a little horror with The Bride of Frankenstein. Check out the full schedule below and join us for an enchanting and romantic month of movies!

Upcoming Romance Film Screenings at the Orem Library

Romance Film Screenings

Friday, September 2


PG-13, 2007

In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he’ll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm.

Monday, September 5

Library Closed for Labor Day

Friday, September 9


PG, 1987

Loretta Castorini, a bookkeeper from Brooklyn, New York, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she has agreed to marry.

Monday, September 12


PG, 1942

A cynical ex-patriate American cafe owner struggles to decide whether or not to help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape the Nazis in French Morocco.

Friday, September 16

Music & Lyrics

PG-13, 2007

A washed up singer is given a couple of days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he’s never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with an offbeat younger woman with a flair for words.

Monday, September 19

The African Queen

PG, 1951

In WWI East Africa, a gin-swilling Canadian riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced English missionary to undertake a trip up a treacherous river and use his boat to attack a German gunship.

Friday, September 23

Jane Eyre

PG-13, 2011

A mousy governess who softens the heart of her employer soon discovers that he’s hiding a terrible secret.

Monday, September 26 | 6:30 PM | Library Hall, Ashton Auditorium

The Princess Bride

PG, 1987

The Princess Bride is 35 years old! Inconceivable! Join us for a celebratory screening of the classic romance film you can recite by heart.

Friday, September 30

The Bride of Frankenstein

Not Rated, 1935

Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate.

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