The Orlando Public Library will kick off 2013 with events centered around the popular Marvel Comics characters that are known as The Avengers.
From January 2 through 5, the central branch downtown will show a daily movie. Iron Man kicks things off on Wednesday, January 2, at 3pm. Iron Man 2 follows at 5pm. They’ll be showing Thor on Thursday, January 3, at 5:30pm, and Captain America: The First Avenger will be shown Friday, January 4, at noon.
The week winds up on Saturday, January 5, with a 1pm showing of The Avengers. That will be followed by an appearance by author Jason Surrell at 4pm. His book, Avengers: The Art of Marvel’s The Avengers, features concept art, full-color photographs from the set, excerpts from the script, and exclusive interviews with the cast and crew, including writer/director Joss Whedon. After his talk, a book sale and author signing will take place.
Best of all, all of these events are free to attend.
The main branch of the Orlando Public Library is at 101 E. Central Blvd, downtown.