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  • CPI: adjusts for changes in the cost of goods and services purchased by consumers
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Libraries

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY20 Sen$29,143,348$29,143,348
FY19$27,873,268$27,228,889
FY18$26,662,203$25,451,565
FY17$26,956,940$25,167,085
FY16$27,629,334$25,324,998
FY15$27,812,665$25,322,939
FY14$24,602,988$22,241,219
FY13$24,504,421$21,813,776
FY12$24,514,425$21,460,977
FY11$25,234,372$21,460,977
FY10$29,595,362$24,680,256
FY09$40,760,045$33,659,447
FY08$40,341,756$32,853,912
FY07$40,338,437$31,676,112
FY06$38,621,277$29,559,475
FY05$36,746,107$27,100,525
FY04$35,615,506$25,500,525
FY03$37,019,912$25,934,017
FY02$49,315,668$33,803,037
FY01$51,405,644$34,622,515
  • See Changes in Funding
Between and
Funding for Libraries
30.9%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY20 Sen$29,143,348$29,143,348
FY20 SWM$29,123,348$29,123,348
FY20 Hou$29,424,435$29,424,435
FY20 HWM$27,756,435$27,756,435
FY20 Gov$27,277,894$27,277,894
FY19$27,873,268$27,228,889

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY19FY20 GovFY20 Sen
Board of Library Commissioners$1,305,173$1,314,774$1,313,250
Regional Libraries Local Aid$10,525,470$10,384,961$11,516,000
Talking Book Program Worcester$465,733$459,516$468,217
Talking Book Program Watertown$2,649,404$2,614,037$2,665,800
Public Libraries Local Aid$9,840,187$9,456,327$9,921,081
Library Technology and Automated Resource - Sharing Networks$2,882,568$2,848,279$3,259,000
Center for the Book$204,733$200,000$0
FY19FY20 GovFY20 Sen
Holbrook Handicap Access$0$0$0
Board of Library Commissioners$1,305,173$1,314,774$1,313,250
Regional Libraries Local Aid$10,525,470$10,384,961$11,516,000
Talking Book Program Worcester$465,733$459,516$468,217
Boston Public Library$0$0$0
Talking Book Program Watertown$2,649,404$2,614,037$2,665,800
Public Libraries Local Aid$9,840,187$9,456,327$9,921,081
Library Technology and Automated Resource - Sharing Networks$2,882,568$2,848,279$3,259,000
Public Library Matching Incentive Grant$0$0$0
Center for the Book$204,733$200,000$0