The classic film Casablancaranked number three on the American Film Institute’s list of the top 100 movies—celebrates its 70th anniversary this year and you can mark the occasion in a variety of ways with Queens Library, starting this weekend with a free screening of the film at Queens Library at Ridgewood Saturday, September 15 at 12pm.

Free screening of Casablanca at Queens Library at Ridgewood: Join us for a screening of one of the best films of the 20th century, starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. Plus, as a bonus feature, the cartoon classic Carrotblanca, starring Bugs Bunny, will also be screened. A discussion and trivia game will follow. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Check out the movie: Can’t make it to the screening? Host your own. Borrow a copy of Casablanca from Queens Library for free.

Check out related books: Our collection includes books about Casablanca—ranging from the history of the region where the movie was set to behind the making of Casablanca and books about Humphrey Bogart and books about Ingrid Bergman, the movie’s famous leads.

Discover more free upcoming events film buffs will love:

Film Screening: Fuel – Saturday, September 15 @ 3pm, Queens Library at Broadway

Film Screening and Q&A with Emmy Award-Winning Filmmaker Ken Kimmelman – Wednesday, September 19 @ 4pm, Queens Library at Flushing

Lights, Camera, Trivia! – Thursday, September 20 @ 2pm, Queens Library at Windsor Park

Film Screening: Garbage Dreams – Saturday, September 29 @ 2pm, Queens Library at Steinway

Film Screening: The Warriors of Qiugang – Saturday, October 6 @ 2:30pm, Queens Library at Sunnyside

Film Screening: Before Your Eyes – Monday, October 15 @ 2pm, Queens Library at Fresh Meadows

Film Screening: Halloween Horror Movies – Saturday, October 20 @ 12pm, Queens Library at Flushing