Thank you for your support. Your generosity makes a significant difference in the services and programs the Library is able to provide to residents of all ages. Without a variety of contributions from the members of our community our Library could not provide the services that are the signature of a dynamic and thoughtful place.



The James P. Verhalen Family Foundation, Inc.
The Wimpfheimer Foundation

$5000 – $9999

Barbara and Marc Ginsberg
Priscilla and Charles Hodges Memorial Fund
Kitchings Foundation
Caroline and Scott Muller
Alexander Roepers
Raymond Uzanas

$2500 – $4999

Frances Ashley
Michael and Dudley Del Balso
Dime Bank
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Dixon
Phyllis Weaver and Gary Gerstein
William Griffin
Leckerling, Ladwig & Leamon, LLC
Edith and Herbert Lehman Foundation
Diana and Archibald Leslie
Susan and Harry Martin
Mystic River Consulting

$1000 – $2499

Judy and John Alexander
Avena & Kepple, LLC
Susan Ayers
Anne Fix and Kevin Bowdler
Pamela Brewster
Beth and Sam Chapin
Charles T. Clark
Lois and Richard Cole
Merrily and Michael Connery
Nan and Ted Danforth
Denise and Richard Easton
Mary Wolf and William Fowler
Margaret Frisch
Lucia and David Greenhouse
Allegra and Brian Griffiths
GW&K Investment Management
Beth and Charles Harding III
Charles Hatton
Peyton Horne
Susan Surova and Edward Janusz
Katherine and Timothy Love
McQuade’s Marketplace
Marguerite and Thomas Moore
Anna Maria and Wright Palmer
Cheryl and David Purvis
Deborah Dodds and Gregory Smith
Switz Real Estate Associates, Inc.
William Blunt White
C. Lawson Willard
Karen and James Wittliff
Katherine Yates

$500 – $999

Binti and John Ackley
George A. Avery
Patience and Alan Banister
Bonnie and Carl Banks
Lynn and Jeffrey Callahan
Deborah and Peter Castle
Jane and Donald Charbonnier
Kaylan Randolph and Alejandro Cifuentes
Hobby and Matthew Coudert
Harriet and Tony Crane
Deborah and Thomas Downie
Carole and David Enfield
Sandy and Howard Fromson
Osvaldo Gonin
Geraldine Nager Griffin
William Robert Griffith
Mr. and Mrs. James P. Higgins
Mary and James Kelley
Anna and Kyle Klewin
Carol Scheman and David Korn
Saren Langmann
Ann Lobdell
Spike Lobdell
Marie Claire Ged and Daniel Mallett
Dorothea B. Moore
Joan and John O’Brien
Beverly and Geoffrey Phillips
Joan Richards and James Quinn
Betty Richards
Margaret Luchars Richards
Jane and William Roderick
Charles Royce
Ann Gray and James Royle
Alice and Joseph Sasso
Carol and Edward Sauers
Sylvia Lynch and Michael Schefers
Kate and Arnold Schmeidler
David M. Smith
SNS Electric / Pete and Nicole Stajouhar
Somewhere In Time
Brenda and George Sylvestre
Christine and John Turrentine
Beth Walker
Alejandra and Josh Welch
Georgia and Eugene York


$250 – $499

Patty and Tom Adams
Tina and Paul Allaire
Beth Black and Randall Bean
Elaine and Richard Berman
Ann and Alan Blanchard
Jenny Dixon and John Boone
Carmel and Gus Bourneuf
Elizabeth and James Boylan
Patricia Solga and Mitchell Brody
Josephine R. Bump
Dorrit and Tom Castle
Susan Clapp
Denise and Jonathan Collins
Lynne and Kurt Lawrence
Cornelia Dickinson
Marion and Steven Dodd
Ingrid Feddersen
Janice Marconi and Gary Fisher
Sandy and Bill Hargreaves
Rachel McCormick and Chris Hutchins
Nancy Jankovich
Noreen and Nicholas Kepple
Susan and Jan Lindberg
Catherine and Bruce Littman
Kathryn and Stuart Malcolm
Carol A. Martin
Alexandra McCagg
Virginia and Robert Montgomery
Richard Newton
Elizabeth Norman
Moira and Cormac O’Malley
Sarah Pawlick
Poor Morgan
Joan and Allan Rayfield
Julia and Michael Roberts
Candy and Tom Sanford
Susan and Robert Scala
Jane Schaefer
Beth and Jim Sullivan
Daniel Terrell
Elizabeth and Christopher Thorp
Peggy and Bart Voorsanger
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Welch
Sally and Clement Wood

$100 – $249

Ann and Michael Adair
Alessandra Baldini and Joseph Alchermes
Dee Lovatt and Nelson Aldrich
Sheila and Luis Alonso
Judith R. Bachmann
Charles T. Baker
Carole and Brian Barnard
Anne Bartholet
Natalie and Chauncey Bartholet
Linda and Joseph Basile
Barbara A. Bates
Robert Baum
Anne and Alan Bentz
Maryann Bessette
Janet Oliwa-Binkowski and Alan Binkowski
Anne Rivers and David Black
Judy Blitman
Arindam and Gopa Bose
Bergin O’Malley and David Boyle
Scotty and Bill Breed
Sue Bell and John Brissette
Elizabeth Tobin Brown
Joan Burchenal
Jacqueline and James Burgess
Carole and Robert Callahan
Michelle Claffey and Stephane Caron
Robert Casey
Charter Oak Federal Credit Union
Virginia and Frank Colassano
Kathy and Tig Conger
Anne C. Connerton
Dee and Rich Constantine
Timothy R. Cummings
Kay and Dick Daniele
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Davis
Miranda de Kay
Deborah and Edward Dear
Peg and John Donovan
The Donovan Family
Penelope Duckham
Judith DuPont
Anne and Frederick Eaton
Donna and David Elks
Capt. and Mrs. Robert Ellis
Barbara Holland Emberton
Jane Kennedy Fairbrother
Vivie von Walstrom and Richard Farmer
Valerie Fidrych
Joyce and Jerald Fingerut
Meredith B. Fischer
Sherry and Alfred Fritzsche
Lois and Bob Geary
Barbara Gildersleeve
Koko and Richard Gildersleeve
Matt Ginsberg
Anita and Frank Gonsalves
Kathryn Bowling Graham
Andrea Greene
Alice and John Groton III
Betty and Mark Guadliana
Irene and Charles Hamm
Elizabeth Henry
Muriel Hinkle
Timothy Hogen
Marcia Holly
Judi and Robin Honiss
Elizabeth E. Hopkins
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Houlihan
Mary Hughes
Joanne and Lowell Jaeger
Jane Keener and Paul Janssens
Shirley M.C. Johnson
Judy and Raymond Keegan
Mary and Stephen King
Heather and John Kiss
Suzanne Kissell
Susan Knox
Deborah Kotchen
Joell Kunath
Michelle and Stephen Kutz
Mary and John LaMattina
Amanda Lindberg
Jane and Frank Lionelli
Barbara and George Lipphardt
Margaret H. Lyons and Geoffrey S. Little
Vin and Ann Loiacono
Suzanne and David Lojzim
John A. Lowe III
Evelynn and Douglas Lyons
Kyle MacDonnell
Diane L. MacFadyen
Roberta and Jan MacGregor
Kate and Bruce MacKinnon
Rita A. Madison
Rosemary Contin and John Malmros
Dorothy and Joseph Marie
Sally McBee
Bobette McCracken
Kathy Calnen and Michael McKinley
McQuades Marketplace
David J. Medeiros
Iris and Louis Meyer
Cynthia Lichtenstein and Charles Miller
Judith and William Miner
Joanne Bergen and Michael Mirsky
Alexandra Moore
Ann G. Moore
David W. Moore
Laura and Thomas Moran
Ashley and Ryan Morgan-Schoen
Claire Regan Morse
Brad and Mary Moynahan
Nicholas S. Mullane
Terri and James Muren
Martha and Donald Murphy
Barbara and James Murphy
William S. Nagy
Frederick S. Nicholas Jr.
Linda and David Nolf
Martha and John O’Brien
Jennifer O’Brien
Theresa Maire Pantani
Robert Pittaway
Stonington Players Inc.
Susan Gallick and Jonathan Post
Jennifer and Mark Raymond
Joan and Carl Reiser
Cynthia Elliott and Douglass R. Rice
Dennis J. Riley
Ann and Jim Robins
Katherine H. Robinson
Mr. and Mrs. A. William Rutherford
Sheila and Bill Sanders
Katherine and John Scarborough, Jr.
Patricia M. Selden
Noreen and Joseph Selinger
Janet and David Shlaes
Heidi and Rob Simmons
Chris and J.J. Sinton
Rosanne Simborski and Michael Smyle
Martha Snyder
Irene Gonin and Joseph Spaulding
Donna and William C. Stamm
Patricia Stamm
Carla and Rowland Stebbins
Alexandra Stoddard and Peter Brown
Stonington Garden Club
Diane and William Swan
Kathryn Taylor
Mary Thacher
Rebecca Noreen and Jonathan Towne
Lynn and Thomas Tsagarakis
Barbara and William Tufts
Mary and Frank Vargas
Janet and Alan Vaskas
Marion and Bruce Viau
Catherine and Brian Wade
Judy and Andrew Westwood
Emily N. Wharton
Katherine White
Kirby and Joseph Williams
Barbara and Roy Wilson
Barbara Gray-Winslow and Harry Winslow
Pamela Profit Wohltman
Ellen and Andrew Wormser
Patricia and Frederick Ziegler




Corporate Matching Gifts
The following companies have matched the charitable contributions their employees/customers have made to the Stonington Free Library.

Charter Oak Federal Credit Union
Ayo Bryant
Jennifer and Mark Raymond
Irene Gonin and Joseph Spaulding
Daniel Terrell

Cigna Foundation
Lynn Schroder

Eileen Fisher
Jane Roderick

ExxonMobil Foundation
C. Lawson Willard

Jane Charbonnier

Henry J. Kaiser Foundation
Penelope Duckham

Stephane Caron
Monika Dreslin
Nancy Jankovich
Michael Mirsky
Jeffrey Stritar
Margaret Wilhelms


Kendrick Anderson
Susan Battles
Portuguese Holy Ghost Society
Julia and Henry Toulmin

Dorothy Avery
George Avery

Emory Ayers
Susan Ayers

Shirley Beal
Leonard Armato
Elaine and Richard Berman
Gigi and David Ditz
Marcia and Jack Fix
Ann and Peter Freeman
Stephen Wade Garard
Koko and Richard Gildersleeve
Hellen Family
Alice Houston and Arthur Higbee
Franny Kain
Mary-Louise Knapp
Betty and John MacPhee
Valentina Marchenkoff
Ellie Kain McCully
Rita T. Nason
Betty Richards
Lisa Sloan
Martha Snyder
Mary Thacher
USA Volleyball
Albert J. Vivas
Sandra L. Vivas

Joseph Burchenal
Joan R. Burchenal

David Clapp
Mary Beth Anzovino

Theresa Ellis
Eva Hantman and Dean DiMaggio
East Lyme Public Library – Staff Sunshine Fund
Jean and Steven Lachance
Nanci and David Liscinsky
Martha and Stephen Moss
Mary and Donald Roy
Mindy and Joe Whitehouse

Emily Lynch
KSM Hoskins Smith

Colin Revill
Lynn and Jeffrey Callahan
Belinda and Tertius de Kay
Ann and Peter Freeman
Maria Ksiezopolska
Amanda Lindberg
Dorothea B. Moore
Ruth R. Palmer

Jane E. Richmond
Barbara and Richard Richmond

Charles Willis
Norma S. Paradis

Donald Wimpfheimer
The Wimpfheimer Foundation – James Wimpfheimer and Joni Whitehouse


Each year we submit proposals to foundations and grant making organizations to either enhance existing programs and services or to launch new ones. We are grateful to the support we received last year from the following grantors.

The Christopher & Dana Reeves Foundation
Mystic Rotary Club
Mystic Woman’s Club


Douglas Ackerman
Margaret and Alan Aleia
Shirley and Denzel Andrews
Paula A. Atwood
J.E. Aulisi
Harriet and Dick Barry
Karen Barthelson
Judith Beisler
Dawn Belanger
Elaine P. Belknap
Marianna Wilcox and Bertrand Bell
Cynthia and Daniel Benfield
Rachel and Joseph Benin
Betsey and Bruce Biddle
Douglass Bjorn
Jane Lassen-Bobruff and Neal Bobruff
Mary Fort Boyle
Sandra and Thomas Bragdon
Sylvia and Meredith Brown
MJ and Alan Brush
Ayo Bryant
Mr. and Mrs. Peter D. Canning
Karen and Lee Cashman
Susan and Austin Chambers
Charlotte and Arthur Cottrell
Carol Barnes Craig and Bill Craig
Elizabeth Croteau
Elizabeth and Curtis Danforth
Sandra and Gary Davis
Belinda and Tertius de Kay
Michele Jones and John Delmhorst
Yolanda and Paul Desy
Eva Hantman and Dean DiMaggio
Linda and William Dohrmann
Joan M. Downes
Monika and John Dreslin
Martin Duke
Nancy Dunne
Marcia and David Erskine
Marcia and Jack Fix
Melissa Floyd
Maris and Kenneth Frey
Marilyn Graham
Carol Granato
Terry and Sandy Grimes
Priscilla Griscom
Robert Halperin
Eric Hansen
Barbara Petty Heuer
Barbara and Harry Higgins
Norma and Robert Hummerstone
Robert Johnson
Mary-Louise Knapp
Ellen and Michael Knizeski
Maria and Andrew Kowal
Norman S. Krasner
G.F. Lane
Claudia and Kevin Laxar
Caren and David Lazar
Antoinette and Richard Ledzian
Pamela and David Leeming
Diane and Richard Lewin
Nancy Lewis
Lois Lawrence and Albert Lochiatto
Sarah Stifler Lucas
Patricia and David Ludwig
Dixie Lufbery
Sheila Lyons
Patricia Fritzsche and Theodore Malek
Henrietta T. Mayer
Bodil and Harry Meyer, Jr.
Dorothy Monteiro
Marisol and Jim Moody
Barbara Morgan
Jane Morison
Edie and Chris Morren
William J. Morrison
Christine and Jon Nickerson
Deborah B. Norman
Thomas A. O’Connell
Susan Clark Ogden
Elizabeth Osha
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Osman
Sharon and David Pacheco
Henry R. Palmer III
Sloane Lederer and Lucius Palmer
Dorothy H. Papp
John J. Papp
Donald Paterson
Joyce H. Payer
Joan Pengal
Denise Pierson
Maria and Jorge Pinto
Marya Ursin and Daniel Potter
Quality Printers
Lora and David Reisfeld
Nancy and Frederick Richartz
Melissa Jane Robbins
Thomas Rolfe
Carol and James Rooney
Carol C. Ruffo
Aileen Saari
Saint Mary Frances Circle
Cheryl and Arthur Saxton
Lee Ann and Steven Schoenecker
Lynn Schroder
Gayle and Gary Schulte
Constance and John Seremet
Linda and Rick Skehan
Patricia Small
Caroline Souter
Martha and LE Sproul
Stonington Veterinary Hospital
Susan and Jeffrey Stritar
Patricia and Richard Surprenant
Suzanne and Timothy Tyler
Lissa van Dyke
Linda and Pieter Visscher
Barbara Van De Vusse
Carol Breslin and Lincoln Watkins
Harriet L. Watsky
Meg Wilhelms
Kathy Williams
Patricia Reardon and Eugene Winchester
Jillian and John Woodilla

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