MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - A great way to escape the hot outside weather of August is to take the family over to the Morris County library and take advantage of the free movie screenings every Friday afternoon. They start at 2pm and will take place from August 3rd - August 31st.  Films are free and offered on a first come first serve basis.  All showings are in the public meeting room.

Here is a listing of what you can see:

Films for adults include:

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  • July 27: Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi, Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares for battle with the First Order. (PG-13, 2 hrs &32 mins)


  • Aug. 3: Kong: Skull Island,A team of scientists explore an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden. Action, adventure, fantasy. (PG-13, 1 hr & 58 mins, 2017)
  • Aug. 10, Goodbye Christopher Robin, A behind-the-scenes look at the life of author A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son, C.R. Milne. Biography, drama. (PG, 1 hr & 47 mins, 2017)

  • Aug. 17, Tomb Raider, Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she discovers the island where her father disappeared. Action, adventure, fantasy. (PG-13, 1 hr & 58 mins, 2018)

  • Aug. 24, Wonder, The story of August Pullman, a boy with facial difference who enters 5th grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time. Drama, family. (PG, 1 hr & 52 mins, 2017)
  • Aug. 31, Only the Brave, Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters who risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire. Biography, drama. (PG-13, 2 hrs & 14 mins, 2017)

The library schedules movies for families, including Ferdinand (July 30), Boss Baby and Paddington 2 on Monday afternoons at 2 p.m. 

The Morris County Library is located at 30 East Hanover Avenue in the Whippany section of Hanover Township.

For more information on the movies series call 973-285-6979.