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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 Gov$25,621,659$25,621,659
FY18$26,030,333$25,451,565
FY17$26,300,254$25,167,085
FY16$26,956,973$25,324,998
FY15$27,135,748$25,322,939
FY14$24,004,228$22,241,219
FY13$23,908,870$21,813,776
FY12$23,918,176$21,460,977
FY11$24,620,613$21,460,977
FY10$28,875,533$24,680,256
FY09$39,768,665$33,659,447
FY08$39,360,549$32,853,912
FY07$39,357,312$31,676,112
FY06$37,681,917$29,559,475
FY05$35,852,355$27,100,525
FY04$34,749,253$25,500,525
FY03$36,119,500$25,934,017
FY02$48,116,195$33,803,037
FY01$50,155,338$34,622,515
  • See Changes in Funding
Between and
Funding for Libraries
33.9%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY19 Gov$25,621,659$25,621,659
FY18$26,030,333$25,451,565
FY18 GAA$26,030,333$25,451,565
FY18 Leg$26,030,333$25,451,565
FY18 Sen$27,274,895$26,668,455
FY18 SWM$27,274,895$26,668,455
FY18 Hou$26,822,901$26,226,511
FY18 HWM$26,209,507$25,626,755
FY18 Gov$25,996,778$25,418,756

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY16FY17FY18FY19 Gov
Board of Library Commissioners$1,146,862$1,125,943$1,101,932$1,088,204
Regional Libraries Local Aid$10,578,930$10,328,494$10,209,315$10,082,140
Talking Book Program Worcester$475,622$461,604$502,897$441,715
Talking Book Program Watertown$2,678,872$2,599,912$2,569,912$2,512,772
Public Libraries Local Aid$9,610,840$9,405,233$9,296,706$9,180,900
Library Technology and Automated Resource - Sharing Networks$2,252,958$2,170,063$2,145,023$2,115,928
Center for the Book$212,888$209,005$204,548$200,000
FY16FY17FY18FY19 Gov
Holbrook Handicap Access$0$0$0$0
Board of Library Commissioners$1,146,862$1,125,943$1,101,932$1,088,204
Regional Libraries Local Aid$10,578,930$10,328,494$10,209,315$10,082,140
Talking Book Program Worcester$475,622$461,604$502,897$441,715
Boston Public Library$0$0$0$0
Talking Book Program Watertown$2,678,872$2,599,912$2,569,912$2,512,772
Public Libraries Local Aid$9,610,840$9,405,233$9,296,706$9,180,900
Library Technology and Automated Resource - Sharing Networks$2,252,958$2,170,063$2,145,023$2,115,928
Public Library Matching Incentive Grant$0$0$0$0
Center for the Book$212,888$209,005$204,548$200,000