Links & Resources

For your ease of use, we have provided some websites which we have found useful.  The Preston Public Library (and its 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

Annual Credit Report site



Art Project by Google

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!


link to cell phones for soldiers

Cell Phones for Soldiers Site

CT Big List Logo

Connecticut State Treasury Unclaimed Property Owners List – Search and find out if you have unclaimed property/funds

CT Dept of Labor

CT Department of Labor Site





CT Emergency Alert & Notification system- sign up to receive Emergency Alerts from the state.








CT Emergency Services Site

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 Fraud Icon

FTC Site- How to keep your personal information Secure


Identity Theft_what_to_do

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.











Medicare Website

Compare Medicare plans & read other official information regarding Medicare



Metropolitan Museum of art

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!) 

open Culture

Free e-books, audiobooks, Online Courses, Movies, Textbooks, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and more






preston Corn Maze

Preston Corn Maze




Preston Town Directory link








Project Gutenberg

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.



Voter Information 



Vote 411- Get information on how and where to register to vote- and more!



CT_Republican Logo

Connecticut Republican Party Site


CT DemocraticParty Logo

Connecticut Democratic Party Site





Federal Election Commission

Federal Election Commission- Official source about campaign financing for U.S. President, Senate and House of Representatives.

Green partyLogo

Green Party Site



League of Women Voters

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.
Use this site to register or update your voter registration information. When you finish, print out your form and put it in the mail.
Election information and laws for Connecticut.

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