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Libraries

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY18 GAA$25,201,565$25,201,565
FY17$25,750,215$25,167,085
FY16$26,381,958$25,324,998
FY15$26,557,419$25,322,939
FY14$23,493,125$22,241,219
FY13$23,400,002$21,813,776
FY12$23,406,738$21,460,977
FY11$24,096,305$21,460,977
FY10$28,260,614$24,680,256
FY09$38,921,771$33,659,447
FY08$38,522,346$32,853,912
FY07$38,519,178$31,676,112
FY06$36,879,461$29,559,475
FY05$35,088,861$27,100,525
FY04$34,009,250$25,500,525
FY03$35,350,317$25,934,017
FY02$47,091,536$33,803,037
FY01$49,087,254$34,622,515
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Between and
Funding for Libraries
33.2%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY18 GAA$25,201,565$25,201,565
FY18 Leg$25,451,565$25,451,565
FY18 Sen$26,668,455$26,668,455
FY18 SWM$26,668,455$26,668,455
FY18 Hou$26,226,511$26,226,511
FY18 HWM$25,626,755$25,626,755
FY18 Gov$25,418,756$25,418,756
FY17$25,750,215$25,167,085

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY17FY18 GovFY18 HouFY18 SenFY18 GAA
Board of Library Commissioners$1,102,395$1,088,205$1,088,205$1,225,000$1,077,431
Regional Libraries Local Aid$10,112,486$9,982,317$10,182,317$10,383,482$9,982,317
Talking Book Program Worcester$451,950$446,132$496,131$450,115$441,715
Talking Book Program Watertown$2,545,538$2,512,772$2,562,528$2,562,528$2,512,772
Public Libraries Local Aid$9,208,533$9,090,000$9,500,000$9,750,000$9,090,000
Library Technology and Automated Resource - Sharing Networks$2,124,679$2,097,330$2,197,330$2,297,330$2,097,330
Center for the Book$204,634$202,000$200,000$0$0
FY17FY18 GovFY18 HouFY18 SenFY18 GAA
Holbrook Handicap Access$0$0$0$0$0
Board of Library Commissioners$1,102,395$1,088,205$1,088,205$1,225,000$1,077,431
Regional Libraries Local Aid$10,112,486$9,982,317$10,182,317$10,383,482$9,982,317
Talking Book Program Worcester$451,950$446,132$496,131$450,115$441,715
Boston Public Library$0$0$0$0$0
Talking Book Program Watertown$2,545,538$2,512,772$2,562,528$2,562,528$2,512,772
Public Libraries Local Aid$9,208,533$9,090,000$9,500,000$9,750,000$9,090,000
Library Technology and Automated Resource - Sharing Networks$2,124,679$2,097,330$2,197,330$2,297,330$2,097,330
Public Library Matching Incentive Grant$0$0$0$0$0
Center for the Book$204,634$202,000$200,000$0$0