The Friends of the Shelton Libraries (FOTSL) help the library system via advocacy, fundraising, and volunteerism. We welcome you to visit the Friends of the Shelton Libraries webpage at Membership forms can be filled out on the Friends Membership page and at both libraries.

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As I See It 2016 Movie Reviews

The results are in! These are the movies that were cheered and booed last year:

My Big Fat Greek Wedding                            4.9
Martian                                                               4.5
Birdman                                                            1.0
What Women Want                                         3.8
The Judge                                                         3.0
Witness for the Prosecution                          4.5
The War Room                                                N.R
Strangers on a Train                                       4.5
Raising Arizona                                               3.2
The Intern                                                         3.9
Black Narcissus                                             3.9
Hilary & Jackie                                                4.8
Hundred Foot Journey                                  4.6
The Kids Are All Right                                   4.5
Room                                                               4.5
Young Frankenstein                                      4.7
The Sting                                                         4.5
Mrs. Harris                                                      3.7
Hocus Pocus                                                  2.2
Mama Mia                                                       4.3
Santa Claus                                                   4.3
Failure to Launch                                          4.9

As I See It

At the Huntington Branch Library on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month, 1:00PM. Join the Friends of the Shelton Libraries as we watch a variety of movies, followed by a lively discussion and dessert.


The Friends fund and present various programs throughout the year. These include:

Book Sales at the Plumb Memorial Library
The Murder Mystery Dinner
Oscar Forecast with Joe Meyers – entertainment critic for the Connecticut Post
The Adult Summer Reading Club

In addition, several museum passes at the Huntington Branch are underwritten by the Friends. The passes allow any Shelton library card holder free or discounted admission to:

Beardsley Zoo
The Discovery Museum
The Maritime Aquarium and Imax Theater at Norwalk
Mystic Aquarium
The Peabody Museum at Yale
The Stepping Stones Museum for Children

The Friends of the Shelton Libraries is a Connecticut not-for-profit, tax-exempt corporation established under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Tax ID# (EIN) 26-3917225.