Friends of the Library seeking Members

BooksaleBooksDear Friends of the Preston Public Library Members and Preston Town Residents,
The nominating committee for the Executive Board for the Friends of the Preston Public Library (2016-2017) is currently seeking residents to become members, and for members to take over the positions of President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer of the organization.   The current members have worked for many years and their service is very much appreciated.   There are only 4 (four) Friends’ meetings per year.  There would be back ups and training for those hesitant in filling these positions.  Please contact one of the following individuals to learn more and to lend your support.  If you are interested, we don’t have much time left, so please contact us soon.  We would love to hear from you.
Kind Regards,  
The Nominating Committee: 
Linda Christiansen  
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Marie Perrin
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Mary Jo Nugent
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Getting the Dirt on Long Society

ArtifactsA talk by Brian Jones, CT State Archaeologist

Sunday, May 22, 2016
1:00 PM  
Long Society Meetinghouse  
45 Long Society Road  
Preston, CT  

Please come to hear Dr. Jones discuss the items found during last year’s spring excavations at the Meetinghouse which include a 1784 Spanish Half-Real coin and a charm bearing the date 1904.  Other finds included a small number of Native American artifacts, including a probably Late Archaic narrow-stemmed projectile point (ca. 4500 years old), quarts and quartzite flakes, and a hearth-like feature along the north wall.  

 Seating is limited.  Admission will be $10 to benefit the Meetinghouse

Preston Public Schools Kindergarten Registration

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Kindergarten Registration for 2016-2017


Bits & Pieces from Fran - April Issue with the April Menu

penguin 159864 640PVMS Luncheon and Reading Program:
At the request of PVMS, the April school luncheon and Reading program has been cancelled. May 24th will be the last luncheon and reading program scheduled for this school year. Both programs will resume in October.

I ask that you purchase luncheon tickets in advance at the Preston Senior Center on Monday mornings, or on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons between 1:00 -4:00 p.m. You may also contact the Senior Affairs Office at 860-887-5581 ext. 6 for additional information concerning ticket sales. 

The cost of the luncheon is $4.00 per person. Our meal count is called into the school one week in advance of the luncheon. The staff has been very gracious in accommodating a few walk-ins but, there is no guarantee that you will be able to participate in the luncheon, if you don't register for the program.

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Click here to link to the Press Release from the CT Secretary of State (SOTS) regarding the ballot order lottery.

Polls will be open on April 26, 2016 from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. for registered Republicans and Democrats in Connecticut for the presidential preference primary.

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