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  • CPI: adjusts for changes in the cost of goods and services purchased by consumers
  • IPD: adjusts for changes in the cost of goods and services purchased by governments
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  • None: does not capture changes in the value of a dollar over time.

Libraries

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY19$27,228,889$27,228,889
FY18$26,075,968$25,451,565
FY17$26,364,225$25,167,085
FY16$27,021,834$25,324,998
FY15$27,201,134$25,322,939
FY14$24,062,030$22,241,219
FY13$23,965,630$21,813,776
FY12$23,975,414$21,460,977
FY11$24,679,532$21,460,977
FY10$28,944,634$24,680,256
FY09$39,863,834$33,659,447
FY08$39,454,742$32,853,912
FY07$39,451,496$31,676,112
FY06$37,772,092$29,559,475
FY05$35,938,152$27,100,525
FY04$34,832,410$25,500,525
FY03$36,205,937$25,934,017
FY02$48,231,340$33,803,037
FY01$50,275,363$34,622,515
  • See Changes in Funding
Between and
Funding for Libraries
31.0%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY19 GAA$27,228,889$27,228,889
FY19 Leg$27,228,889$27,228,889
FY19 Sen$26,778,535$26,778,535
FY19 SWM$26,578,535$26,578,535
FY19 Hou$26,506,189$26,506,189
FY19 HWM$25,606,189$25,606,189
FY19 Gov$25,621,659$25,621,659
FY18$26,075,968$25,451,565

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY15FY16FY17FY18FY19
Board of Library Commissioners$1,157,344$1,149,622$1,128,682$1,103,864$1,275,000
Regional Libraries Local Aid$10,411,638$10,604,384$10,353,616$10,227,213$10,282,140
Talking Book Program Worcester$470,707$476,767$462,726$503,778$454,966
Talking Book Program Watertown$2,651,181$2,685,318$2,606,236$2,574,418$2,588,155
Public Libraries Local Aid$9,503,502$9,633,965$9,428,109$9,313,005$9,612,700
Library Technology and Automated Resource - Sharing Networks$2,875,084$2,258,379$2,175,341$2,148,784$2,815,928
Center for the Book$131,679$213,400$209,514$204,907$200,000
FY15FY16FY17FY18FY19
Holbrook Handicap Access$0$0$0$0$0
Board of Library Commissioners$1,157,344$1,149,622$1,128,682$1,103,864$1,275,000
Regional Libraries Local Aid$10,411,638$10,604,384$10,353,616$10,227,213$10,282,140
Talking Book Program Worcester$470,707$476,767$462,726$503,778$454,966
Boston Public Library$0$0$0$0$0
Talking Book Program Watertown$2,651,181$2,685,318$2,606,236$2,574,418$2,588,155
Public Libraries Local Aid$9,503,502$9,633,965$9,428,109$9,313,005$9,612,700
Library Technology and Automated Resource - Sharing Networks$2,875,084$2,258,379$2,175,341$2,148,784$2,815,928
Public Library Matching Incentive Grant$0$0$0$0$0
Center for the Book$131,679$213,400$209,514$204,907$200,000