Our weekly Wednesday Matinee program will be returning this September 1, 2021!  

Wednesday Matinees  |  DVDs and Blu-rays  |  Stream movies on your tablet through OverDrive  |  Roku Streaming Stick+


Wednesday Matinees

Every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. we show the hottest new releases in the Ferrentino Meeting Room. Delicious popcorn provided. September schedule coming soon.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020: The Good Liar (109 minutes) Rated R

Consummate con man Roy Courtnay has set his sights on his latest mark: the recently widowed Betty McLeish, worth millions. But this time, what should have been a simple swindle escalates into a cat-and-mouse game with the ultimate stakes. This crime drama stars Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen. Watch the trailer:



DVDs and Blu-rays

The Library has a huge collection of DVDs and Blu-rays, including popular films, foreign films, TV shows, documentaries and other nonfiction.

Browse the library's collection of DVDs and Blu-rays by genre using the links below. 

Browse the newest movies and television in our collection here.



Screenshot of OverDrive's Screen Room collection of streaming video, available with your library card.Stream Movies

Take entertainment on the road and watch movies through your phone, tablet, or computer.

Elmwood Park library cardholders can checkout and stream movies through OverDrive's Screening Room, which offers popular videos, PBS Showcase, animated videos for both kids and adults, travel documentaries, foreign films, and more.  

Click here to browse OverDrive's streaming video collection.



Roku Streaming Stick+

A Roku Streaming Stick and a Roku remote.Do you love watching movies and TV shows? Do you find that you can never carry home enough DVD cases from your visit to the Library? Or maybe there's a show or movie you've heard about that hasn't made its way to DVD yet? 

We have the solution for you! Our Beyond Books Collection now has 16 Roku Streaming Stick+ devices that are ready for circulation. 

Whether you enjoy...

  • Superheroes like WandaVisionDaredevil, or Watchmen
  • Period pieces like Bridgerton or Downton Abbey,
  • Fantasy like Game of ThronesThe Witcher, or Artemis Fowl
  • Science Fiction like The MandalorianRaised by Wolves, or Lost in Space
  • Kids programming like Sesame StreetMickey Mouse Clubhouse, or Green Eggs & Ham
  • Musicals like Prom or Hamilton

...you are sure to find something to watch! With a variety of streaming apps and access to over 600 movies and TV shows that the Library owns digital copies of, we are confident that this is a checkout that the whole family can enjoy. 

Please note:  In order to use the Roku Streaming Stick+, your TV needs an HDMI input and you must have high-speed internet with a wireless router at home. If you do not have internet, be sure to place a hold on one of our hotspots to accompany this device. The Roku Streaming Stick+ can only be checked out by adult Elmwood Park residents.

The Library has 16 Roku Streaming Stick+ devices that are available for checkout. Ask for them at the Circulation Desk. Check the SWAN Catalog for availability or to place a hold.

Kit includes:  1 Roku Streaming Stick+ device ; 1 remote control ; 1 USB power cable ; 1 USB extender cable ; 1 power adapter ; 1 instruction sheet ; 1 bag

Loan Rules:  3 week checkout.  Up to 2 renewals if there are no holds.  Adults only.  Elmwood Park residents only. $1.00 a day overdue fines.

Thank you to AgeOptions of Oak Park for providing grant money that helped the Library to purchase several of these devices.