Are you looking for fun and educational events for the entire family this summer? Then look no further than the Gateway Film Center!

From Friday May 25 through Thursday Aug 23, The Gateway Film Center and Columbus Metropolitan Library have teamed up to offer movies every day at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. with the theme, From Book to Film, at the Gateway Film Center (1550 N High St. Columbus).

You’ll get free movie admission by showing your library card (up to 4 admissions).  Regular ticket prices apply without a library card, so if you don’t have one register now at

As part of the Gateway Film Center’s ongoing efforts to improve the central Ohio community, From Book to Film’s mission is to encourage children to read while also providing an opportunity to watch these favorite family films on the big screen.

Here is the 2018 movie schedule:

May 25 – May 31: Mary Poppins

June 1 – 7: Fantastic Mr. Fox

June 8 – 14: Little Women

June 15 – 23: Skrek

June 22 – 28: The Neverending Story

June 29 – July 5: The Princess Bride

July 6 – 12: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

July 13 – 19: Jumanji

July 20 – 26: The Iron Giant

July 27 – August 2: The Hunger Games

August 3 – 9: Where the Wild Things Are

August 10 – 16: How to Train Your Dragon

August 17 – 23: The Wizard of Oz


Take advantage of this amazing opportunity to enjoy reading and watching this summer!

Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.