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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
  • Economic Growth: adjusts for changes in the size of the state economy (measured in terms of total personal income)
  • 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
FY22 HWM$36,286,524$36,286,524
FY21$34,535,612$34,015,684
FY20$31,254,443$30,410,228
FY19$28,427,703$27,228,889
FY18$27,123,452$25,451,565
FY17$27,421,853$25,167,085
FY16$28,107,058$25,324,998
FY15$28,290,630$25,322,939
FY14$25,025,542$22,241,219
FY13$24,926,492$21,813,776
FY12$24,936,668$21,460,977
FY11$25,669,016$21,460,977
FY10$30,105,120$24,680,256
FY09$41,462,107$33,659,447
FY08$41,036,613$32,853,912
FY07$41,033,238$31,676,112
FY06$39,286,501$29,559,475
FY05$37,379,032$27,100,525
FY04$36,228,957$25,500,525
FY03$37,657,553$25,934,017
FY02$50,165,095$33,803,037
FY01$52,291,069$34,622,515
  • See Changes in Funding
Between and
Funding for Libraries
15.8%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY22 HWM$36,286,524$36,286,524
FY22 Gov$33,941,058$33,941,058
FY21$34,535,612$34,015,684

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY20FY21FY22 GovFY22 HWM
Board of Library Commissioners$1,276,613$1,685,247$1,585,250$1,627,272
Regional Libraries Local Aid$11,835,694$12,707,306$12,516,000$13,516,000
Talking Book Program Worcester$481,215$489,635$482,264$496,732
Talking Book Program Watertown$2,739,805$2,787,743$2,745,774$2,828,147
Public Libraries Local Aid$10,338,330$12,183,419$12,000,000$13,000,000
Library Technology and Automated Resource - Sharing Networks$4,377,234$4,453,822$4,386,770$4,518,373
Center for the Book$205,552$228,439$225,000$300,000
FY20FY21FY22 GovFY22 HWM
Holbrook Handicap Access$0$0$0$0
Board of Library Commissioners$1,276,613$1,685,247$1,585,250$1,627,272
Regional Libraries Local Aid$11,835,694$12,707,306$12,516,000$13,516,000
Talking Book Program Worcester$481,215$489,635$482,264$496,732
Boston Public Library$0$0$0$0
Talking Book Program Watertown$2,739,805$2,787,743$2,745,774$2,828,147
Public Libraries Local Aid$10,338,330$12,183,419$12,000,000$13,000,000
Library Technology and Automated Resource - Sharing Networks$4,377,234$4,453,822$4,386,770$4,518,373
Public Library Matching Incentive Grant$0$0$0$0
Center for the Book$205,552$228,439$225,000$300,000