Films & Theater

Many of our events are now in-person and require registration.  Registration opens for Mahwah cardholders four weeks before the date of the event. Those without a Mahwah Library card are welcome to register two weeks before the event.  Check the detailed event listings for more information.

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November 2022

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Tuesday November 22
Wednesday November 23
Thursday November 24
Friday November 25
Saturday November 26
Sunday November 27
Monday November 28
  • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Mystery Monday
    3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Is today a movie day? Are we watching Anime? Are we playing video games? Teens in grades 5 and upcan drop in to the Inbetween to find out!

Tuesday November 29
Wednesday November 30
  • 10:00 am – 10:45 am Virtual Jiggly Wiggly
    10:00 am – 10:45 am

    Miss Christina couldn’t be in-person today, so Jiggly Wiggly is pre-recorded and can be viewed at your convenience on any device at home or on the go!

December 2022

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Thursday December 1
Friday December 2
  • 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Film Friday
    3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

    Teens in grades 5 and up can drop in to theInbetween and relax while watching a popular movie.

Saturday December 3
Sunday December 4
  • 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm A Christmas Stocking: Three Stories of Christmases Past
    2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    Classic holiday stories are brought to life by professional actress Michele LaRue’s expressive retelling. She will tell ‘The Christmas Sing in Our Village’ by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, ‘Their Dear Little Ghost’ by Elia W. Peattie, ‘Gift of the Magi’ by O. Henry,plus…. a surprise from Louisa May Alcott.Her performances savor this literature, written to be read aloud and the prose gives her ample opportunity to enthrall.

Monday December 5
  • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Mystery Monday
    3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Is today a movie day? Are we watching Anime? Are we playing video games? Teens in grades 5 and upcan drop in to the Inbetween to find out!

Tuesday December 6
Wednesday December 7
Thursday December 8
Friday December 9
  • 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Film Friday
    3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

    Teens in grades 5 and up can drop in to theInbetween and relax while watching a popular movie.

Saturday December 10
Sunday December 11
Monday December 12
  • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Mystery Monday
    3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Is today a movie day? Are we watching Anime? Are we playing video games? Teens in grades 5 and upcan drop in to the Inbetween to find out!

Tuesday December 13
Wednesday December 14
Thursday December 15
Friday December 16
  • 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Film Friday
    3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

    Teens in grades 5 and up can drop in to theInbetween and relax while watching a popular movie.

Saturday December 17
Sunday December 18
  • 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Family Movie Matinee: Polar Express
    2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    A disillusioned little boy, just old enough to doubt the existence of Santa Claus, has the adventure of a lifetime one fateful Christmas Eve. Clad in his pajamas, he climbs aboard a magic train to the North Pole, driven by a kindly train conductor (voiced by Tom Hanks). 2004 G 1h 40m

Monday December 19
  • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Mystery Monday
    3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Is today a movie day? Are we watching Anime? Are we playing video games? Teens in grades 5 and upcan drop in to the Inbetween to find out!

Tuesday December 20
Wednesday December 21
Thursday December 22
Friday December 23
Saturday December 24
Sunday December 25
Monday December 26
Tuesday December 27
Wednesday December 28
Thursday December 29
Friday December 30
Saturday December 31

January 2023

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Sunday January 1
Monday January 2
Tuesday January 3
Wednesday January 4
Thursday January 5
Friday January 6
Saturday January 7
Sunday January 8
  • 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Pianist Zoe Cassotis in Recital
    2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    Zoe Cassotis is a solo pianist, whose performances contain an interesting collection of solo piano music, ranging from blues to classical jazz to romanticism. She will perform a mix of classical and jazz.

Monday January 9
  • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Mystery Monday
    3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Is today a movie day? Are we watching Anime? Are we playing video games? Teens in grades 5 and upcan drop in to the Inbetween to find out!

Tuesday January 10
  • 10:30 am – 11:15 am Rockness Music Enrichment Class
    10:30 am – 11:15 am

    Every class is a show, and everyone is in the band.

    Our research-based curriculum, activities, and song selection vary weekly. We use a variety of materials:shakers, dancing ribbons, drums, puppets, and a selection of mystery discovery instrumentswhich we explore during our instrument show-n-tell. Our imaginations and creativity are stimulated every class with various songs that targetdramatic play and dance. Each week we embark on a different adventure during our Adventure Song – a true highlight for the children.

Wednesday January 11
Thursday January 12
Friday January 13
Saturday January 14
Sunday January 15
  • 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Trail of Mystery: An Enchanting Gypsy/Romani Experience in Concert
    2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    Violinist Dr. David Podles brings the mysterious culture of the world famous nomads whose music remains rich in mysticism and ancient traditions, Gypsy/Romani music will be presented from Hungary, Romania, India, the Baltic States, and Russia as well as music performed in the Gypsy Theater and Stage. This is a thrilling musical tour through the gypsy/Romani culture showcasing specific music pieces that represent these intriguing people. SNOW DATE IS SATURDAY JANUARY 21ST AT 2PM.

Monday January 16
Tuesday January 17
Wednesday January 18
Thursday January 19
  • 10:30 am – 1:00 pm Thursday Movie Matinee The Duke
    10:30 am – 1:00 pm

    In 1961, Kempton Bunton, a 60 year old taxi driver, steals Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London.

    No registration necessary. 2020 Rated R for language and brief sexuality 1h35m

  • 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Thursday Movie Matinee The Duke
    2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

    In 1961, Kempton Bunton, a 60 year old taxi driver, steals Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London.

    No registration necessary. 2020 Rated R for language and brief sexuality 1h35m

Friday January 20
Saturday January 21
Sunday January 22
  • 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Zydeco Revelators
    2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    Zydeco Revelators play Zydeco & Cajun dance music from Louisiana. They bring the Mardi Gras party any time of year! Groove to the spicy gumbo of Cajun accordion, electric guitar, and smokin’ rhythms.

Monday January 23
  • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Mystery Monday
    3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Is today a movie day? Are we watching Anime? Are we playing video games? Teens in grades 5 and upcan drop in to the Inbetween to find out!

Tuesday January 24
Wednesday January 25
Thursday January 26
  • 10:30 am – 1:00 pm Thursday Movie Matinee Father Stu
    10:30 am – 1:00 pm

    Follows the life of Father Stuart Long, a boxer-turned-priest who inspired countless people during his journey from self-destruction to redemption. No registration necessary. 2022 Rated R for language throughout 2h4m

  • 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Thursday Movie Matinee Father Stu
    2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

    Follows the life of Father Stuart Long, a boxer-turned-priest who inspired countless people during his journey from self-destruction to redemption. No registration necessary. 2022 Rated R for language throughout 2h4m

Friday January 27
Saturday January 28
Sunday January 29
Monday January 30
  • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Mystery Monday
    3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Is today a movie day? Are we watching Anime? Are we playing video games? Teens in grades 5 and upcan drop in to the Inbetween to find out!

Tuesday January 31

February 2023

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Wednesday February 1
Thursday February 2
  • 10:30 am – 1:00 pm Thursday Movie Matinee Dog
    10:30 am – 1:00 pm

    Two former Army Rangers are paired against their will on the road trip of a lifetime. Briggs (Channing Tatum) and Lulu (a Belgian Malinois) race down the Pacific Coast to get to a fellow soldier’s funeral on time.2022 PG-13 1h41m No registration necessary

  • 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Thursday Movie Matinee Dog
    2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

    Two former Army Rangers are paired against their will on the road trip of a lifetime. Briggs (Channing Tatum) and Lulu (a Belgian Malinois) race down the Pacific Coast to get to a fellow soldier’s funeral on time.2022 PG-13 1h41m No registration necessary.

Friday February 3
Saturday February 4
Sunday February 5
  • 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm A Brazilian Carnaval Celebration with Mark Sganga and Friends featuring 'Tres'.
    2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    Celebrating Carnaval! Mark Sganga is a virtuoso guitarist whose performances have enthralled audiences from Stockholm to Kuala Lumpur to the Thredbo Jazz Festival in Australia. Fusing influences from South America & around the world, Mark’s fingerstyle guitar weaves a rich tapestry of beautiful melody, dynamic rhythm, and imaginative improvisation. He is the 2009 International Fingerstyle Guitar Champion. He has played with the legendary Taj Mahal and Les Paul among other greats and currently teaches guitar at Ramapo College. ‘Tres’ just finished almost five years of steady weekly appearances in NYC. The group includes the beautiful Portuguese vocals of Kerry Linder and Carl Schickler on Trombone and Bass guitar. Carl Schickler has played for both the Clinton and Bush Inaugural Balls, Gladys Night and the Pips, and the Manhattan Transfer.

Monday February 6
  • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Mystery Monday
    3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Is today a movie day? Are we watching Anime? Are we playing video games? Teens in grades 5 and upcan drop in to the Inbetween to find out!

Tuesday February 7
Wednesday February 8
Thursday February 9
  • 10:30 am – 1:00 pm Thursday Movie Matinee The Rose Maker
    10:30 am – 1:00 pm

    Eve Vernet was the largest rose grower. It is now on the verge of bankruptcy, on the verge of being bought out by a powerful competitor. In addition, Véra, her faithful secretary, employed three employees without any gardening skills. 2020 1h35m No registration necessary.

  • 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Thursday Movie Matinee The Rose Maker
    2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

    Eve Vernet was the largest rose grower. It is now on the verge of bankruptcy, on the verge of being bought out by a powerful competitor. In addition, Véra, her faithful secretary, employed three employees without any gardening skills. 2020 1h35m No registration necessary.

Friday February 10
Saturday February 11
Sunday February 12
  • 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Celebrate Mardi Gras with Dr. Dubious Jazz
    2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    Come celebrate Mardi Gras with us. Now in their fifteenth year at the Mahwah Library. Dr. Dubious has been performing jazz in the New Orleans and Chicago styles since 1998 in the tri-state area. They have performed at First Nights in Teaneck and Montclair and for numerous public, corporate, and private events. Among the public appearances are summer concerts in Teaneck, Bergenfield, River Edge, and New York City; street fairs and parades in Teaneck, Bergenfield, Ridgewood, and Upper Montclair; benefit performances for relief of Hurricane Katrina victims; Tommy Fox’s Public House in Bergenfield; and Summerfest, promoted by Holy Name Hospital in Overpeck Park.

Monday February 13
  • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Mystery Monday
    3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Is today a movie day? Are we watching Anime? Are we playing video games? Teens in grades 5 and upcan drop in to the Inbetween to find out!

Tuesday February 14
Wednesday February 15
Thursday February 16
Friday February 17
Saturday February 18
Sunday February 19
Monday February 20
Tuesday February 21
Wednesday February 22
Thursday February 23
Friday February 24
Saturday February 25
Sunday February 26
  • 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Adelphi Chamber Ensemble
    2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    The Adelphi Chamber Ensemble will be performing Schubert’s String in C major D.956 and another piece. The Adelphi Chamber Orchestra is the oldest chamber orchestra in Bergen County and Northern New Jersey. It has lived up to its statement of purpose “to foster good music” from its first concert performed for the public on May 23, 1953. Members of the orchestra have formed an ensemble to perform chamber pieces for the public.

Monday February 27
  • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Mystery Monday
    3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Is today a movie day? Are we watching Anime? Are we playing video games? Teens in grades 5 and upcan drop in to the Inbetween to find out!

Tuesday February 28

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