Ways to Donate

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Click here to make a donation in honor of Capitola Library champion Barbara Gorson

Proposed Capitola Branch Library design - view from Clares StreetPave the Way… Build a Legacy

With the generous support of our community, the city of Capitola is building a new 11,700 square foot Capitola Branch Library. This flexible and forward-looking building will serve the diverse and changing needs of our community.

Join us in making our new Branch a reality. Together we can make the final push and Pave the Way to an amazing library that will serve all of us far into the future – a place of engagement, connection and community.

Purchase a paver. Show your love for the library. Be part of an enduring legacy by investing in this once in a lifetime opportunity.

Engrave your name, a business name, honor the life or memory of another or offer a message or inspirational quote.

The inscribed pavers will be placed along the pathway leading to the main entry door.

There are a limited number of pavers. Don’t wait. Order today!

Your donation goes to the Capitola Library Capital Campaign Fund. Your credit card receipt will be from the City of Capitola.

Choose the size paver you would like and use the form to order and pay.

6 x 6 paver – $125
6 x 12 paver – $225
12 x 12 paver – $325

You may pay by credit card directly on the site or use PayPal.
You can also pay by check. (Download and print this form and mail to PO box 1046, Capitola, CA 95010. Please make check payable to City of Capitola).

All donations are tax deductible.

Not interested in a paver? You can still make a general donation!

Thank you to our generous donors!!!

Ours is a generous community that understands the importance of building a library designed to serve thousands of patrons for decades to come. A heartfelt thank you to all of our donors for your generous gifts! You have made it possible to create a library we can be proud of – a library that will enrich and transform lives. Give yourselves a big high five!

To date we have received $550,000 in generous gifts to help build the Capitola Branch Library. For details on what your funds will be used for check out the FAQs on the New Library Updates page.

Donors $50,000 and above

Monte Foundation (The Children’s Room)
Gayle & Joe Ortiz
Ow Family (The Community Room)
Michael Termini

Donors $25,000 – $49,999

Friends of the Capitola Branch Library (Barbara Gorson Room)
Christine McBroom, Lanai Financial (The Community Porch)
Ed Newman (Adult Reading Nook)
Linda & Larry Smith

Donors $10,000 – $24,999

Ted Burke (McDonald Meeting Room)
Toni & David  Campbell (Rispin View Reading Room)
Capitola Public Safety & Community Service Foundation, Inc. (Study Room)
Barbara & William Gorson
Stephen & Ruth Walsh
Carey & Julie  Williams (The Gallery)

Donors $5,000 – $9,999

Best Western Plus Capitola By-the-Sea Inn & Suites (Aspromonte Hospitality)
Robert & Diane Deacon
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Santa
Cruz – Capitola (Aspromonte Hospitality)
Carol   Fuller (co funded Rispin Reading Room)
Carin Hanna & Daun Wallace (Adult Reading Area)
Wendy Lewis
Betty   Mello
Nels & Susan  Westman (co funded Adult Reading Area)
Bob & Bonda  White
Gordon & Michele van Zuiden

Donors $1,000 – $4,999

Mario and Linda Beltramo
Jacques Bertrand
Ed Botorff
Sally Doke-Crowe
Tony & Kathryn Gualtierri
Stephanie Harlan
Bob Katz & Leola Lapides
Brooks Magruder
Terry McManus
Molly & Micky Ording
Susan  Nemitz
Law Offices of Sam Storey
Ann Sullivan & Eric Anderson
David & Betsie Tanza
Mary & Ernie Tavella
The Usual Suspects

Donors $500 – $999

Joan DeNeffe
Rich & Laurie Hill
Linda Jordan
Amanda & Kenneth Jackson-Miller
Niels Kisling
Kristen Petersen For City Council
Sam Storey For City Council

Donors $250 – $499

Gayle’s Bakery & Rosticceria
Kristen Petersen

Donors $100 – $249

Leda & Bill Bishoff
Toni Castro & Marc Tucker
Carla Christensen
Bruce Daniels & Barbara Graves
John & Barbara Kawahara
Mary McClure
Jean Wolff

Donors under $100

Anonymous (2)
Michele T. Mosher
Dian Duchin Reed

Paver Donors

Karen Adelmann
Pat Alvarez
Vincent Barabba
Adelia Barros-Parker
Sam Bishop
Tracey Brookshier
Jenny Brundle
Mai-Khanh Bui-Duy
Ted Burke
Toni & David Campbell
Joe Collins
Daniel Corless
Daniel & Carol Corless
Carol Corless
Dorothy Cousins
Susan DaRoza
Tim Del Chiaro
Rebecca Donofrio
Sheryl Einfalt
Sue and Stan Epstein Goldin
Amie Forest
Les Forster
Jay Ginsberg
Howard Gopen
Barbara Gorson
Anna Guagnini
Christina & Chip Hall
Thomas Harness
Dara Harris
Dara Harris
Laurie Hill
Laurie Hill
Samuel Hipkins
Samuel Hipkins
Scott Hoogner
Julie Lambert
Robin Larsen
Jeff Lathan
Joseph León
Jon Luini
Carol MacEwen
Cynthia & Bill Mathews
Alayne Meeks
Lorena Miller
Carol Moldt
Donald Moore
shawnee mora
Linda C Neher
Nicolle Nelson
Steve Nordstrom
Larry and Ann Novick
Matthew Orbach
Gayle Ortiz
Sara Parker
David Parker
Meg Reamy
Barbara Reding
Tony Robinson
Suzanne Samson
Kimberly Santia
Mykel Shubb
Jose Smith
Reva Snyder
M Dean Sutton
Bunny Tavares
Mel and Ellen Todd
Samuel Torrecillas
Audrey Vosseler
Stephen P. & Lila Ruth Walsh
Candice Ward
Craig Wilson
Anonymous (6)

Barbara Gorson Memorial Gift Donors

Amy Adamson
Amy Adamson
Linda Arnold
Barry Berg
Gwen Berliner
Cathy Boterenbrood
Rebecca Braslau
Mindy Burke
Jennifer Byrnes
Joy Cheng
Jon Cohen
Dave and Marianne Cohn/Gocker
Kenny Cowell
Chelsea Demarest
Martha Dexter
Mark and Shelley Dornfeld
Herb Engelsberg
Amie Forest
Amie Forest
Billie Frantz
Nancy Gerdt
Sandi-Jo Gorson Gordon
Dennis Hagen
John Paul Hayes
Christianna Hunnicutt
Sam Kalter
Lori Kearney
Kim LaFave
Teresa Landers
Susan Lyons
Douglas Maine
Julia Mathison
Mary McClure
Kay McNeil
Nicholas and Anita Diaz Meltzer
Carol Moldt
William O'Dell
David Kleiner and Beth Parrish
Maggie Pictor
Janet Robertson
Melissa Ross
Ann Schauman
Diane Sipkin
David Spence
Esther Sylvan
Bunny Tavares
Andrea Wells
Philip Zucker