In November 2018, voters approved a $1.5 million bond for the new library. And in February 2019, the Select Board unanimously approved issuance of that bond. The remaining approximately $2 million to match is now being raised through private donations.

How Can You Help?

In addition to making a donation, you can help us by telling your family and friends to donate as well. And in your ongoing conversations, be sure to advocate for the plan. It all goes a long way toward building enthusiasm among private donors and gets us to our fundraising goal faster.

Make a donation!

We are now accepting donations online, please click on the link below.

If you would like to make a donation to the Rockport Library Foundation by mail, send a check to Rockport Library Foundation, Post Office Box 204, Rockport, Maine 04856.

The Rockport Library Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, nonprofit organization (EIN#83-0864371) as defined by the Internal Revenue Service.

Potential Donor Recognition


  • Main Room
    Fiction and Non Fiction areas

  • Program Room (lower level)

  • Children’s Room

  • Marine Room

  • Young Adult Room — Reserved

  • Clock Tower — Reserved

  • Children’s Terrace — Reserved

  • Art Mural Installation

  • Compass Rose Installation

  • Art Wall — Reserved

  • Staff Room — Reserved

  • Tutor/Study Room — Reserved

  • Tech. Work-Study Room — Reserved

  • Stacks

  • Desks

  • Chairs


  • Library Terrace (upper level)

  • Covered Patio (lower level)
    At library front extension created by changes to Limerock and Russell Avenue intersection

  • Patio Bricks
    inscribed with names you choose

Please note there are no pre-determined donation amounts which will secure the right to any of the particular recognition opportunities listed above. Any recognition of a donor is at the discretion of the Town and bestows no rights on the donor.