About Us

Our Leadership

The following individuals, volunteers all, have generously donated their time and talent to inform and engage their friends and neighbors in support of the initial Advance Phase of the Rice Public Library Campaign.

Campaign Council

Dianne Fallon, Campaign Chair, RPLC Vice President
Linda Cheatham, RPLC Secretary
George Dow, RPLC Treasurer & Library Building Committee
David Batchelder, Library Building Committee
Sarah Brewer
Tim Brochu, Library Building Committee
Dean Gallant
Susan Goodman

Special Initiatives

Jonathan Day
Rachel Dennis, RPLC President
Doug Greene, RPLC Director & Library Building Committee
Karen Kalmar, Children’s Garden
Judy Spiller, Children’s Garden
Jean Treacy
Douglas Webster
Stephanie Wexler-Robock

Our Donors & Sponsors

The Directors of the Rice Public Library Corporation also acknowledge, with sincere appreciation, the generous support of our early donors to the Rice Public Library Campaign. As of May 14, 2021, we have raised a total of $530,000 in donations and pledges from more than 250 donors, including the foundations, organizations, and corporate sponsors listed below. (We are excluding the names of individual donors here to protect their online privacy). All donors, unless they wish to remain anonymous, will be publicly recognized in our Book of Benefactors. Donors who give at the $2500 level or higher will be recognized on our Donor Wall.

Altus Engineering
Centrus Digital 
Davis Family Foundation
Kennebunk Savings Bank
Margaret E. Burnham Charitable Trust

Quadripoint Investment Management People’s Bank
Rosamond Thaxter Foundation
Rice Public Library   Corporation
Staritch Foundation

Stephen & Tabitha King Foundation
Your Green Thumb Caregivers
Southern Maine Fish & Game Club
Wild Aerial


The project to renovate and expand the Rice Public Library is a far-sighted investment in the quality of life in Kittery.  The private Rice Public Library Corporation 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation is partnering with the Town of Kittery to raise $700,000 to bring forth the complete vision for this project, including the costs of furnishings, technology, landscaping, and a Children’s Garden. Our private fundraising initiative reduces the burden on taxpayers, and gives willing benefactors the opportunity to create a meaningful legacy for future generations.