Naming and Sponsorship Opportunities

Birchard Library Association Foundation Capital Campaign

Naming and Sponsorship Opportunities

The following rooms, spaces, and equipment are available for sponsorship:

The West Wing $1,000,000 Naming Opportunity - Available

A gift at this level will provide an opportunity to name, in honor or in memory of a donor, the new west wing of the library.


Gifts of $50,000

Library Lobby
- Skip and Ellen Honsperger

Technology Training Room - Available

Children’s Room - Sponsored
- Philip F. Klausz in memory of Constance Joy Klausz


Gifts of $25,000

Teen Room - Sponsored
- Ashley Wood

Local History Room - Sponsored
- Baumann Auto Group

Welcome Plaza (outdoor) - Sponsored
- The Woleslagel Family

Reading Garden (outdoor) - Sponsored
- Margaret Wolf

Children’s Room Treehouse - Sponsored
- Samuel M. Radel in memory of Marilyn Radel


Gifts of $10,000

Group Study Room - Sponsored
- William and Wilma Obermyer

Small Group Meeting Room - Sponsored
- William and Wilma Obermyer

Wifi Cafe - Sponsored
- Croghan Colonial Bank

Recording Room - Sponsored
- Anonymous

Makerspace Equipment - Sponsered
- Lee N. Koenig Family Foundation

STEAM Children’s Activity Space - Sponsored
- William and Wilma Obermyer

Storytime Nook - Sponsored
- Friends of the Library


Gifts of $5,000

2-Person Study Room (4)  - Available 0
- Buehrer Group
- Dan and Jacque Lease
- Barbara Smart
- Judith, Brent, and Troy Bartson in memory of Donald E. Bartson

Children’s Sensory Room - Sponsored
- Ken and Sandy Berlekamp


Gifts of $2,500

Audiovisual shelving unit (10) - Available 7
- Richard and Kathryn Smith (1)
- William and Wilma Obermyer (2)

Local History Display Case - Sponsored
- Skip and Ellen Honsperger (1)
- Larry and Suzi Michaels (1)
- Jim and Molly Fails (3)


Gifts of $1,000

History Walk Marker - Sponsored
- Unique Fabrications
- Kent and Hong Buehrer
- Jim and Molly Fails (2)
- Sandusky County Historical Society
- Larry and Suzi Michaels
- Krista Michaels
- Sharon Hintze in memory of George Hintze, Sr.
- Fremont Rotary Foundation

Gifts of $500

Recognition on Donor Wall - Available


Gifts of $50 up to $500

Book plated for addition to collection - Available

All gifts of $500 or more will be recognized on the Donor Wall. Naming opportunities are subject to the approval of the Library Board of Trustees and are administered through the Foundation. All contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law. Thank you for your support of this community enrichment project.

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