Children’s Programs:



Drop-in Storytime – Yes! We do have Story Time all Summer!

Tuesdays and/or Wednesdays
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Share books, crafts, songs, rhymes, and movement.
For children Birth-5 years old
Emphasis on school readiness.

You do *not* need to be a Preston resident to bring your child to Story Time!!


Come in and help us welcome our new gerbil friends!
Chocolate and Vanilla!

They are excited to meet you! -And to chew any kind of cardboard possible!



We’re looking for donations of Lego Building Blocks
for an upcoming program.

If you have some to donate, please contact the library at
(860) 886-1010 or at the Circulation desk. Thank you!


  Adult Programs:

It’s Not Rocket Science, It’s Beer!

You, Too, Can Homebrew


A program sponsored by the Friends of the Preston Library

Tuesday, May 16, 6:30 PM

Preston Public Library Community Room


Tom Brown has enjoyed making beer for several years.  He will present a light-hearted introduction to Homebrewing beer for the novice.  He will share some of his experiences and discuss the process of making your own beer.  Sorry, no free samples!!

(Registration is required for this program.   Please call the Preston Library at 860-886-1010 to reserve a seat)


Upcoming Programs:



The Friends of the Preston Library Invites You
To Join Us for a Historical, Educational & Free Presentation:

The U.S. Submarine Force and
Naval Submarine Base New London

by Captain Paul Whitescarver
Commanding Officer, Naval Submarine Base New London


Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Preston Public Library
389 CT Route 2
Preston, CT 06365

Come listen, bring your family & friends, and learn from Commanding Officer, Captain Paul Whitescarver, as he shares the mission and role of today’s Submarine Force and Naval Submarine Base New London in our region.
Join us for a very informative and personal look from Capt. Whitescarver’s point of view. He served aboard ballistic missile and fast attack submarines and commanded USS SCRANTON (SSN 752) from 2009 to 2012. He has also served on the Joint Staff; the Chief of Naval Operations Staff; and the Commander, Submarine Forces Atlantic Staff. Please share in the pride that our men and women in uniform have done for all of us. Children encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served.

(Registration is suggested for this program, as seating is limited.   Please call the Preston Library at 860-886-1010 to reserve a seat.)