Make the library part of your legacy.  The library’s donor wall recognizes the friends, families, businesses, and many individuals who have supported the library with financial contributions.

Monetary gifts allow us to enrich, educate and inspire Spencer County residents by providing entertaining and educational programs for all ages, as well as, up-to-date materials and technology.  All donors are instrumental in our mission to improve the quality of life in our region.

Gifts are gratefully accepted in amounts starting at $50 (plates only, drawers start at $100).  Each card catalog drawer will signify a level of contribution.  Donor recognition is ongoing.  Gifts can be made at any time and are tax deductible.

Donor Levels

Philanthropist     $5000

Benefactor     $1000

Champion     $500

Supporter     $250

Contributor     $100

Patron     $50

February 2021

  • In memory of Marian Bunner, monetary donation presented by Mike, Erin & Will Strobel
  • In memory of Howard Lashley, monetary donation presented by Toyota Indiana
  • In memory of Betty Goodwin Miller, The Forever Girl: A Novel by Jill Shalvis presented by LTHS Class of 1957-located at Marylee Vogel Branch – Richland
  • In loving memory of Wade Chandler, A Cowboy For Keeps by Jody Hedlund presented by Ruthann Goodman and Lisa Beers-located at Parker Branch-Hatfield

January 2021

  • In memory of Sonia Dunker, Begin Again: Your Hope and Renewal Start Today by Max Lucado presented by Lou Harmon-located at Main Library-Rockport
  • In memory of Sonia Dunker, monetary donation presented by M. Lon Youngblood
  • In memory of Sonia Dunker, monetary donation presented by The Chinn Family
  • In memory of Sonia Dunker, monetary donation presented by Mr. & Mrs. Singleton
  • In memory of Dr. William R. Hall, monetary donation presented by Lena Weatherholt
  • In memory of Dorothy Harris, Neighbors: A Novel by Danielle Steel presented by Kimberlee, LR, Maggie & Macy Southwood-located at Main Library-Rockport
  • In memory of Aaron Wesley Held, Great Modern Structures: 100 Years of Engineering Genius by David Littlefield and Will Jones presented by South Spencer Maintenance and Transportation Departments-located at Main Library-Rockport
  • In memory of Aaron Wesley Held, Begin Again: Your Hope and Renewal Start Today by Max Lucado presented by Hatfield United Methodist Church-located at Parker Branch-Hatfield
  • In memory of Susan Pounds, monetary donation presented by M. Lon Youngblood
  • In memory of Betty Stallings, Favorite Stories From Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa by Erica Silverman and Favorite Stories From Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa: Partners by Erica Silverman presented by Julie & Brett Stallings-located at Main Library-Rockport
  • In memory of Robert Young, Hush-Hush by Stuart Woods presented by Rockport High School Class of 1964-located at Main Library-Rockport

December 2020

  • In memory of Robert Graff, monetary donation presented by Lena Weatherholt
  • In memory of Timothy Scott “Bo” Collins, The Return by Nicholas Sparks, presented by South Spencer Maintenance & Transportation Departments-located at Main Library-Rockport
  • In loving memory of Terry Smith, Mutt’s Dream: Making the Mick by Howard Burman presented by your Sunday Class at Hatfield Methodist Church: Sherry Moss, Bonnie Fortune, Paul Schmidt, Jeff Garrett, & Dan Kincaid-located at Parker Branch-Hatfield
  • In memory of Betty Stallings, A Polar Bear In the Snow by Mac Barnett presented by Jennifer & Stephen Head-located at Main Library-Rockport
  • In memory of Betty Stallings, Click, Clack, Good Night by Doreen Cronin presented by Jennifer & Stephen Head-located at Main Library-Rockport

November 2020

  • In memory of Debbie “Hall” Dunn, Sweet Child O’Mine by Guns & Roses presented by Bobby and Donna Burrows-located at Grandview Branch-Grandview
  • In memory of Johnny Miller, South Spencer High School Spencerian, 2020 presented by South Spencer High School Class of 1977-located at Main Library-Rockport
  • In memory of Chris Utzman, Wrath of Poseidon by Clive Cussler presented by Susan Morris-located at Parker Branch-Hatfield
  • In memory of Donna Young, Jingle All the Way: A Novel by Debbie Macomber presented by Vivian Goldman & Janet Goldman-located at Parker Branch-Hatfield
  • In memory of Donna Young, Christmas at the Island Hotel: A Novel by Jenny Colgan presented by Vivian Goldman & Janet Goldman-located at Marylee Vogel Branch – Richland

October 2020

  • In memory of Chris Utzman, monetary donation presented by Susan Morris
  • In memory of Scott Herrell, The Return by Nicholas Sparks presented by Hatfield United Methodist Church-located at Parker Branch-Hatfield
  • In memory of Sarah King, Royal: A Novel by Danielle Steel presented by The Weatherholts, Kevin, Keith and Louvene-located at Main Library-Rockport
  • In memory of Zane Lee, Harriet (DVD) presented by Anna Johnson and Kaylynn Stinson-located at Parker Branch-Hatfield
  • In memory of Tommy Pounds, I Still Believe (DVD) presented by Anna Johnson and Kaylynn Stinson-located at Parker Branch-Hatfield
  • In memory of Chris Utzman, 1917 (DVD) and Midway (DVD) presented by Susan Morris-located at Parker Branch-Hatfield

September 2020

  • Memorial donation to Donor Wall in memory of Mary Ann Throop presented by Library friends
  • In memory of Fred Biggs, monetary donation presented by Ranella and Martin Mason
  • In memory of Janice Gibbs, monetary donation presented by Sherri and Jay Risse and family
  • In memory of Bill Mallory, monetary donation presented by Sherri and Jay Risse and family
  • In memory of Mary Ann Throop, monetary donation presented by Sherri and Jay Risse and family
  • In memory of Marilyn Cox, Miss Cecily’s Recipes For Exceptional Ladies by Vicky Zimmerman presented by Reid and Cindy Parsley-located at Parker Branch-Hatfield

August 2020

  • Memorial donation to Donor Wall in memory of Dean Bray presented by Eva Lindsay, Erin Strobel, & Julie Davis
  • Susan Trinkel Carey, A Bicentennial Celebration of Spencer County, Indiana 1818-2018 presented by Spier Spencer Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution-located at Main Library-Rockport (Genealogy Reference)
  • In memory of Ronnie Howell, Dirt Bike Racer by Matt Christopher presented by South Spencer High School Class of 2004-located at Main Library-Rockport
  • In memory of Jared Roth, Football by Ray McClellan presented by South Spencer High School Class of 2004-located at Main Library-Rockport

July 2020

  • In memory of Terry Martin, Someone Like You by Karen Kingsbury presented by Jane Hodges, a Good Friend-located at Main Library-Rockport
  • Memorial donation to Donor Wall in memory of Susan Pounds presented by Library Family
  • In memory of Susan Pounds, monetary donation presented by Bill & Bobbie Wood
  • In memory of Susan Pounds, monetary donation presented by Mary Ann Stoermer
  • In memory of Tommy Pounds, monetary donation presented by Tim & Shirley Pounds
  • In memory of Tommy Pounds, monetary donation presented by Mary Ann Stoermer
  • In memory of Susan Pounds, monetary donation presented by Tim & Shirley Pounds

June 2020

  • In memory of Eric K Ayer, Journeys of a Lifetime by National Geographic presented by The Banks’-Harold & Georgia, Leslie & Gay, Brett & Karen, Christa & Henry and their families-located at Grandview Branch-Grandview
  • In memory of Eric Ayer, monetary donation presented by Dan & Emily Wilkinson
  • In memory of Eric Ayer, monetary donation presented by Mark & Karen Monar & Terry & Maralee Ruark
  • In memory of Eric Ayer, monetary donation presented by Garry & Diane Lillpop
  • In memory of Phyllis Bretz, monetary donation presented by Scott & Vicki Singleton, Wanda Chapman (aunt), Linda & Barry Gold, Karen Griggs, William Tevault, Mr. & Mrs. Alton Godwin, Washington Avenue Church of Christ, Val & Chris Bain, Russell Patterson, Sandra F. Cooper
  • In memory of Jeanne Davis, The Numbers Game: A Novel by Danielle Steel presented by Mary Anne Parker-located at Main Library-Rockport
  • In memory of Barbara Cockrum, monetary donation presented by Dottie Johnson
  • In memory of Betty Herron, Next Level Thinking by Joel Osteen presented by Friends -located at Main Library-Rockport
  • In memory of Betty Herron, The Power of Favor by Joel Osteen presented by Friends -located at Main Library-Rockport
  • In memory of Terry Martin, monetary donation presented by Reid & Cindy Parsley
  • In memory of Susan Pounds, monetary donation presented by Sherri Risse, Julie & J. C. Davis, Beverly & Bill Symon, Molly Marsh, Mary Anne Parker, Joyce Gower
  • In memory of Charles Robert “Bob” Richards, A Reasonable Doubt by Phillip Margolin presented by Rockport High School Class of 1964-located at Main Library-Rockport
  • In memory of Mary Roth, The Moonglow Sisters: A Novel by Lori Wilde presented by Rockport High School Class of 1951-located at Main Library-Rockport
  • In memory of George H. Schumacher, monetary donation presented by The Monar Family
  • In memory of Sonny Tharp, monetary donation presented by Mr. & Mrs. Scott Singleton
  • In memory of Eddie L. Ward, The Art of Reading Nature’s Signs by Tristan Gooley presented by Jim & Pat Haaff-located at Grandview Branch-Grandview
  • In memory of Gloria Pounds Young, The Sunday Potluck Club by Melissa Storm presented by Rockport High School Class of 1951–located at Main Library-Rockport