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MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival

2023-10-01 14:00:00 2023-10-01 17:00:00 America/New_York MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival Join us and over 100,000 film lovers in over 500 cities across six continents as we gather for one reason: to view and vote on the finalist films in the 26th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival. Main Library - Auditorium

Sunday, October 01
2:00pm - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-10-01 14:00:00 2023-10-01 17:00:00 America/New_York MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival Join us and over 100,000 film lovers in over 500 cities across six continents as we gather for one reason: to view and vote on the finalist films in the 26th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival. Main Library - Auditorium

Main Library

Auditorium

Join us and over 100,000 film lovers in over 500 cities across six continents as we gather for one reason: to view and vote on the finalist films in the 26th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival.

Come to the Akron-Summit County Public Library as we participate in the 26th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival from September 29 - October 7.

You be the judge! Join an international audience of thousands of film lovers to view and vote on a selection of outstanding short films from around the world. Past finalists have even won at the Oscars. If you are a film fan, this program is for you. 

The MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival is available for viewing at several Akron-Summit County Public Library locations:

  • Highland Square Branch: Friday, September 29, 1 pm
  • Portage Lakes Branch: Saturday, September 30, 1 pm
  • Main Library: Sunday, October 1, 2 pm
  • Green Branch: Saturday, October 7, 11 am

Please note: Some films may contain content and language not suitable for children.

For more information, contact the Culture & AV Division at cadiv@akronlibrary.org or 330.643.9015.

Main Library

Phone: 330.643.9000
Branch manager
Michael Bianchi

Hours
We're closed Sunday May 26
Mon, May 20 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, May 21 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, May 22 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, May 23 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, May 24 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 25 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, May 26 Closed

About the branch

Main Library, located in the heart of downtown Akron, combines compelling public space with meaningful and relevant public library services for all members of our community. Since opening in 2004, the downtown library welcomes more than one million visitors each year.

Subject divisions include: Business, Government & Science, Culture & AV, Magazines & Newspapers, Special Collections (local history & genealogy), TechZone@Main, Teen, and a 12,000 square feet Children's Library.

Special services available at Main Library include: a Patent & Trademark Resource Center; U.S. Passport and Notary services; a Microbusiness Center; a Maker Space; a resource lab for early childhood educators; and regularly scheduled computer training classes. Also available at Main Library are more than 125 public access computers, color photocopiers/printers, laminating, scanning, faxing, and free Wi-Fi.

Specialized spaces include a 425-seat auditorium, public meeting rooms, and a used bookstore. An interior glass block walkway leads to a 600-space parking garage owned by the City of Akron. An outdoor amphitheater and landscaped park complete the complex.

Upcoming Events

Wed, May 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
Registration is now closed

Wed, May 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
TechZone
Registration is now closed

Wed, May 22, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room
Registration is now closed

Thu, May 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, May 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
TechZone

Thu, May 23, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Microbusiness Center

Thu, May 23, 6:15pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Wed, May 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, May 29, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Thu, May 30, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Quiet Study Room 1

Thu, May 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, May 30, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Quiet Study Room 1

Thu, May 30, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Microbusiness Center

Thu, May 30, 6:15pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Sat, Jun 01, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Auditorium

Mon, Jun 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Mon, Jun 03, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium

Tue, Jun 04, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Computer Lab 1

Wed, Jun 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, Jun 05, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Jun 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Jun 06, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Computer Lab 1

Thu, Jun 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room,Children's Library Educators Lab

Thu, Jun 06, 6:15pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Sat, Jun 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Mon, Jun 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Mon, Jun 10, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium

Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Computer Lab 1

Wed, Jun 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, Jun 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Wed, Jun 12, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Wed, Jun 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
TechZone

Thu, Jun 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Jun 13, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Computer Lab 1

Thu, Jun 13, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Meeting Room 1

Thu, Jun 13, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Quiet Study Room 1

Thu, Jun 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room,Children's Library Educators Lab

Thu, Jun 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Computer Lab 1
Registration opens Thursday, May 23 2024 at 12:00am

Thu, Jun 13, 6:15pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Fri, Jun 14, 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Fri, Jun 14, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Teen Meeting Room

Mon, Jun 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Mon, Jun 17, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium

Tue, Jun 18, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Computer Lab 1

Wed, Jun 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room
This event is full

Wed, Jun 19, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Wed, Jun 19, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Computer Lab 1
Registration opens Wednesday, May 29 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Computer Lab 1

Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room,Children's Library Educators Lab

Thu, Jun 20, 6:15pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium