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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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Libraries

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY13$23,390,989$21,813,776
FY09$38,907,250$33,659,447
FY01$49,068,941$34,622,515
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Between and
Funding for Libraries
33.9%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY18 GAA$25,451,565$25,451,565
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$25,730,574$25,167,085

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY14FY15FY16FY17FY18
Board of Library Commissioners$1,068,610$1,129,553$1,122,020$1,101,555$1,077,431
Regional Libraries Local Aid$10,114,872$10,161,630$10,349,784$10,104,772$9,982,317
Talking Book Program Worcester$466,064$459,404$465,320$451,605$491,715
Talking Book Program Watertown$2,592,641$2,587,520$2,620,846$2,543,597$2,512,772
Public Libraries Local Aid$7,205,031$9,275,300$9,402,663$9,201,509$9,090,000
Library Technology and Automated Resource - Sharing Networks$2,037,063$2,806,046$2,204,158$2,123,058$2,097,330
Center for the Book$0$128,517$208,277$204,478$200,000
FY14FY15FY16FY17FY18
Holbrook Handicap Access$0$0$0$0$0
Board of Library Commissioners$1,068,610$1,129,553$1,122,020$1,101,555$1,077,431
Regional Libraries Local Aid$10,114,872$10,161,630$10,349,784$10,104,772$9,982,317
Talking Book Program Worcester$466,064$459,404$465,320$451,605$491,715
Boston Public Library$0$0$0$0$0
Talking Book Program Watertown$2,592,641$2,587,520$2,620,846$2,543,597$2,512,772
Public Libraries Local Aid$7,205,031$9,275,300$9,402,663$9,201,509$9,090,000
Library Technology and Automated Resource - Sharing Networks$2,037,063$2,806,046$2,204,158$2,123,058$2,097,330
Public Library Matching Incentive Grant$0$0$0$0$0
Center for the Book$0$128,517$208,277$204,478$200,000