St. Charles Public Library to screen ‘Sweet Smell of Success’ on June 7

The Friends of St. Charles Public Library will hold a used magazine and children’s book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 7 in the Huntley Community Room.

The St. Charles Public Library will host a film screening of the 1957 classic “Sweet Smell of Success” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 7.

Residents are invited to see the film on the big screen without the admission fee of a movie theater, according to a news release from the library. Drinks and popcorn will be served.

“Sweet Smell of Success” is a drama starring Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtin, Susan Harrison and Martin Milner. Filmed on location in New York City, it’s the story of a powerful newspaper columnist who uses his connections to ruin his sister’s relationship with a man he deems unworthy of her.

To register, visit or call 630-584-0076. The St. Charles Public Library is located at One S. 6th Ave., St. Charles.