Serving the residents of Preston, Connecticut since 1898, the Preston Public Library offers varied resources which include: books in various formats, music CDs, DVDs, Computers for in-house use, Fax/copier/printer (for a small fee), wireless Internet, adaptive technology, and audiobooks. We also serve as the repository for the Preston Historical Society files. We do not have obituary archives available. Vital records are held at the Preston Town Hall. (860) 887-5581.
The Preston Public Library will be Closed
the following dates, so you can plan ahead:
December: Tuesday, Dec 24th Thru Thursday, Dec 26th Reopen Friday, 27th of December
Early closing December 31st @ 1pm
January: Closed Wednesday, January 1st, 2014, Reopen Thursday, 2nd of January
For the safety of our staff and patrons, the library follows the inclement weather policy of the Preston Schools.
Thank you for your understanding.
Affordable Care Act (Effective October 1, 2013)
Are you are looking for answers as to what the “Affordable Care Act” means to/for you?
How can it help you? Do you need to do anything? How can you find out if it will reduce your healthcare costs? Where can you find a Health care insurer?
Here is a website that answers those questions and provides other pertinent information for Connecticut residents. For information, please click below for help!
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Thank you for your support of the Friends of the Library Book sale this November!
All proceeds of your purchases will be used to support library programs.
Continue to find excellent deals on gently used books (some in like-new condition!) and media in our entryway area. Donations of gently used books will be accepted until weather makes it impossible to store them; ask at the circulation desk if library is open or place books to be donated in the tan bin next to the library main door, outside the library.
The Friends are still accepting donations of gently used books, DVDs and audios. Please drop off, 2 bags at a time, at the Circulation desk if the library is open, or place in the tan bin conveniently located outside and to the right of the library door if closed.
We are unable to accept: Textbooks, encyclopedias, magazines, Reader’s Digest Condensed books OR any moldy books.
Make a lasting contribution to the Library at the Leave A Legacy Connecticut website