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Libraries

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY23 GAA$40,883,002$40,883,002
FY22$38,111,957$36,531,524
FY21$37,784,510$33,845,684
FY20$34,726,345$30,410,228
FY19$31,584,905$27,228,889
FY18$30,135,310$25,451,565
FY17$30,466,464$25,167,085
FY16$31,227,987$25,324,998
FY15$31,432,918$25,322,939
FY14$27,805,172$22,241,219
FY13$27,695,119$21,813,776
FY12$27,706,426$21,460,977
FY11$28,520,117$21,460,977
FY10$33,448,947$24,680,256
FY09$46,067,374$33,659,447
FY08$45,594,619$32,853,912
FY07$45,590,869$31,676,112
FY06$43,650,119$29,559,475
FY05$41,530,784$27,100,525
FY04$40,252,969$25,500,525
FY03$41,840,241$25,934,017
FY02$55,737,017$33,803,037
FY01$58,099,127$34,622,515

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

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Between and
Funding for Libraries
16.4%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY23 GAA$40,883,002$40,883,002
FY23 Leg$40,883,002$40,883,002
FY23 Sen$40,760,052$40,760,052
FY23 SWM$40,760,052$40,760,052
FY23 Hou$38,883,002$38,883,002
FY23 HWM$38,883,002$38,883,002
FY23 Gov$36,396,784$36,396,784
FY22$38,111,957$36,531,524
FY22 GAA$37,934,602$36,361,524

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY22FY23 GovFY23 HouFY23 SenFY23 GAA
Board of Library Commissioners$1,953,271$1,731,586$1,731,586$1,708,636$1,731,586
Regional Libraries Local Aid$14,100,731$13,516,000$14,516,000$14,516,000$14,516,000
Talking Book Program Worcester$518,222$496,732$521,569$521,569$521,569
Talking Book Program Watertown$2,950,499$2,828,147$2,969,554$2,969,554$2,969,554
Public Libraries Local Aid$13,562,408$13,000,000$14,000,000$16,000,000$16,000,000
Library Technology and Automated Resource - Sharing Networks$4,713,848$4,524,319$4,744,293$4,744,293$4,744,293
Center for the Book$312,979$300,000$400,000$300,000$400,000
FY22FY23 GovFY23 HouFY23 SenFY23 GAA
Holbrook Handicap Access$0$0$0$0$0
Board of Library Commissioners$1,953,271$1,731,586$1,731,586$1,708,636$1,731,586
Regional Libraries Local Aid$14,100,731$13,516,000$14,516,000$14,516,000$14,516,000
Talking Book Program Worcester$518,222$496,732$521,569$521,569$521,569
Boston Public Library$0$0$0$0$0
Talking Book Program Watertown$2,950,499$2,828,147$2,969,554$2,969,554$2,969,554
Public Libraries Local Aid$13,562,408$13,000,000$14,000,000$16,000,000$16,000,000
Library Technology and Automated Resource - Sharing Networks$4,713,848$4,524,319$4,744,293$4,744,293$4,744,293
Public Library Matching Incentive Grant$0$0$0$0$0
Center for the Book$312,979$300,000$400,000$300,000$400,000
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