For your ease of use, we have provided some websites which we have found useful. The Preston Public Library (and it’s affiliated staff & Boards) do(es) not endorse a link merely because it appears here. Per library policy, links to for-profit websites will generally NOT be included on this site, instead we have provided primarily Government websites along with a few non-profits. We do not accept solicitation for addition to this list without proof of no financial interest in the site from the person requesting addition.
Annual Credit Report site
Art Project by the Google Cultural Institute & their partner museums- view exhibited works of art online for free.
The British Library Gallery Online- virtual books, old maps, art & more!
Cell Phones for Soldiers Site
Connecticut State Treasury Unclaimed Property Owners List – Search and find out if you have unclaimed property/funds
CT Department of Labor Site
CT Emergency Alert & Notification system- sign up to receive Emergency Alerts from the state.
Connecticut State Site
CT Housing Search Site- a free site dedicated to assisting people find affordable housing in Connecticut.
LICENSE LOOKUP: Search for License, Permit, Certification, or Registration
Connecticut State Veterans Website
National “Do Not Call” Registry
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) New England Site
Read something you aren’t sure is true? Check the facts here.
Find a famous grave- OR find the graves of ancestors, create virtual memorials, add ‘virtual flowers’ and a note to a loved one’s grave, etc.
FTC Site- How to keep your personal information Secure
FTC “Identity Theft What to Do” Page
The Internet Archive is an American digital library with the stated mission of “universal access to all knowledge.” It provides free public access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, software applications/games, music, movies/videos, moving images, and millions of public-domain books.
Compare Medicare plans & read other official information regarding Medicare
Five decades of Met publications on Art History, available to read, download, and/or search for free!
New York Public Library’s Digital Collections- view historical high density maps online as well as other digitized works owned by the library.
Find ideas here about places you can take your child (or yourself!)
Free e-books, audiobooks, Online Courses, Movies, Textbooks, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and more
Preston Corn Maze
Preston Town Directory link
Project Gutenberg offers over 50,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.
US Small Business Administration Site
LDS Genealogy, Preston (in New London County)
From this link you can search for several different maps with property tax information.
Vote 411- Get information on how and where to register to vote- and more!
Connecticut Republican Party Site
Connecticut Democratic Party Site
Federal Election Commission- Official source about campaign financing for U.S. President, Senate and House of Representatives.
Green Party Site
Connecticut League of Women Voters
Preston Democratic Town Committee –contact: Timothy Schulz @ (860) 885-0845
Preston Republican Town Committee –contact: Norm Gauthier @ (860) 886-1619
Voting records of politicians, biographies of all current members of Congress, organizations and other political information. Type in your zip code and get back information on all your state and federal representatives.