Missoula Public Library | 301 East Main Missoula MT 59802 | (406) 721-2665 | M-W 10am-9pm | Th-Sa 10am-6pm | Su 1-5pm


Every month, MPL sponsors free public films.  Showings of recently released feature films, kids films, classic movies, and international prize winners are held onsite and are free of charge.  Call 721-2665 to find out about upcoming showings.

Cheap Date Night
World Wide Cinema

Matinee Films

Kids & Young Adult Movies

Frenchtown Branch Movies

Cheap Date Night

Cheap Date Night, the third Friday of every month, is an after-hours program at Missoula Public Library

The movie starts at 7:00, with doors off the parking lot (Front Street side of the building) opening at 6:45. We'll provide the popcorn and you can provide your own non-alcoholic beverages. Please be on time, as after 7:10 p.m. you will not be able to enter the building for security reasons.

Friday, May 19 at 7:00 p.m. - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Something mysterious is leaving a path of destruction in the streets of 1926 New York, threatening to expose the wizarding community. When Jacob Kowalski
inadvertently lets some of the beasts loose, a band of unlikely heroes—lead by
Newt Scamander—must recover them.

World Wide Cinema

The film screenings are free and open to the public on the second Friday of every month at MPL.

Doors open at 6:45 p.m. and the film begins at 7 p.m. Call 721-2665, if you have questions.

Friday, May 12 at 7:00 p.m. - Men Go To Battle

In Kentucky, 1861, after Civil War has begun, brothers Henry and Francis are oblivious. They spend their time joking around on the farm. As Francis’ practical jokes become more aggressive, a rift forms between them. When Henry disappears, the two are left to find out separately what the approaching war will bring. Join us for a screening and brief discussion (optional) on Friday, May 12 at 7:00 pm in the Large Meeting Room. Lower level doors open at 6:45-7:15.

Wednesday Matinee Films

Every second and fourth Wednesday of every month, MPL shows both Classic and New Release films from 2:00-4:00 in the Large Meeting Room.  Call to find out what our next showing will be.

Wednesday, April 26, 2 pm - Patriots Day

In the aftermath of an unspeakable act of terror, Police Sergeant Tommy Saunders joins courageous survivors, first responders and investigators in a race against the clock to hunt down the bombers before they strike again.

Wednesday, May 10, 2 pm - The Split

An original thriller that delves into the mysterious recesses of one man’s fractured, gifted mind. Kevin suffers from 23 personalities, and one of them is compelled to abduct three teenage girls. The walls separating personalities begin to crumble as he struggles to regain control.

Wednesday, May 24, 2 pm - Loving

The story of Richard and Mildred, an interracial couple married in 1958 in Virginia, when such a union was illegal. Once wed, they are arrested, and decide to take their case all the way to the Supreme Court in this passionate and gripping drama.


Kids & Young Adult Movies

In the summer, free, public showings of films for children and young adults are regularly scheduled.  Call 721-2665 to find out when the next movie events for kids and teens will be showing.

Frenchtown Branch Movies

Enjoy a free movie and free popcorn in the Frenchtown High School Auditorium!