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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
FY21 Gov$30,822,768$30,822,768
FY20$31,230,233$30,490,228
FY19$28,476,113$27,228,889
FY18$27,168,987$25,451,565
FY17$27,468,976$25,167,085
FY16$28,153,565$25,324,998
FY15$28,340,865$25,322,939
FY14$25,068,465$22,241,219
FY13$24,969,245$21,813,776
FY12$24,979,439$21,460,977
FY11$25,713,043$21,460,977
FY10$30,156,756$24,680,256
FY09$41,533,222$33,659,447
FY08$41,106,998$32,853,912
FY07$41,103,616$31,676,112
FY06$39,353,883$29,559,475
FY05$37,443,143$27,100,525
FY04$36,291,096$25,500,525
FY03$37,722,142$25,934,017
FY02$50,251,136$33,803,037
FY01$52,380,757$34,622,515
  • See Changes in Funding
Between and
Funding for Libraries
24.0%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY21 Gov$30,822,768$30,822,768
FY20$31,230,233$30,490,228

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY18FY19FY20FY21 Gov
Board of Library Commissioners$1,150,134$1,333,402$1,354,218$1,555,909
Regional Libraries Local Aid$10,655,904$10,753,115$11,795,496$11,631,160
Talking Book Program Worcester$524,895$475,806$479,581$468,217
Talking Book Program Watertown$2,682,329$2,706,706$2,730,500$2,665,800
Public Libraries Local Aid$9,703,376$10,053,011$10,303,217$10,000,092
Library Technology and Automated Resource - Sharing Networks$2,238,854$2,944,912$4,362,367$4,301,590
Center for the Book$213,496$209,161$204,854$200,000
FY18FY19FY20FY21 Gov
Holbrook Handicap Access$0$0$0$0
Board of Library Commissioners$1,150,134$1,333,402$1,354,218$1,555,909
Regional Libraries Local Aid$10,655,904$10,753,115$11,795,496$11,631,160
Talking Book Program Worcester$524,895$475,806$479,581$468,217
Boston Public Library$0$0$0$0
Talking Book Program Watertown$2,682,329$2,706,706$2,730,500$2,665,800
Public Libraries Local Aid$9,703,376$10,053,011$10,303,217$10,000,092
Library Technology and Automated Resource - Sharing Networks$2,238,854$2,944,912$4,362,367$4,301,590
Public Library Matching Incentive Grant$0$0$0$0
Center for the Book$213,496$209,161$204,854$200,000