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Tax dollars expended on public libraries (FY2007)

Municipality Library Pop-
ulation
Local Gov't Tax-based GIA Endowment GIA Total State Total gov't spending per capita
Barrington Barrington Public Library 16,985 $1,373,017 $312,587 $2,384 $314,971 $1,687,988 $99.38
Bristol Rogers Free Library 22,815 $252,879 $57181 $0 $57,181 $310,060 $13.59
Burrillville   16,279 $351,329 $79,855 $0 $79,855 $431,184 $26.49
Jesse M. Smith Memorial Library $300,329 $55,898 $0 $55,898 $356,227
Pascoag Public Library $51,000 $23,957 $0 $23,957 $74,957
Central Falls Central Falls Public Library 19,168 $258,036 $66,132 $0 $66,132 $324,168 $16.91
Charlestown Cross' Mills Public Library 8,141 $193,200 $44,592 $976 $45,568 $238,768 $29.33
Coventry Coventry Public Library 34,664 $821,462 $167,177 $0 $167,177 $988,639 $28.52
Cranston Cranston Public Library 81,113 $2,375,701 $515,867 $32,618 $548,485 $2,924,186 $36.05
Cumberland Cumberland Public Library 33,104 $1,038,596 $238,796 $1,810 $240,606 $1,279,202 $38.64
East Greenwich East Greenwich Free Library 13,347 $434,071 $100,216 $2,183 $102,399 $536,470 $40.19
East Providence East Providence Public Library 49,658 $2,046,620 $499,380 $0 $499,380 $2,546,000 $51.27
Exeter Exeter Public Library 6,274 $137,184 $28,066 $0 $28,066 $165,250 $26.34
Foster   4,424 $145,456 $29,272 $0 $29,272 $174,728 $39.50
Foster Public Library $76,882 $14,636 $0 $14,636 $91,518
Tyler Free Library $68,574 $14,636 $0 $14,636 $83,210
Glocester   10,283 $278,003 $63,459 $1,250 $64,709 $342,712 $33.33
Harmony Library $168,342 $34,268 $1,250 $35,518 $203,860
Glocester Manton Free Library $109,661 $29,191 $0 $29,191 $138,852
Hopkinton   8,064 $111,000 $26,985 $4,253 $31,238 $142,238 $17.64
Ashaway Free Library $55,000 $13,493 $0 $13,493 $68,493
Langworthy Public Library $56,000 $13,492 $4,253 $17,745 $73,745
Jamestown Jamestown Philomenian Library 5,680 $320,375 $70,376 $0 $70,376 $390,751 $68.79
Johnston Marian J. Mohr Memorial Library 29,023 $554,244 $121,452 $0 $121,452 $675,696 $23.28
Lincoln Lincoln Public Library 21,971 $789,057 $172,879 $0 $172,879 $961,936 $43.78
Little Compton Brownell Library, Little Compton 3,631 $110,641 $25,425 $0 $25,425 $136,066 $37.47
Middletown Middletown Public Library 17,398 $622,335 $149,936 $0 $149,936 $772,271 $44.39
Narragansett Maury Loontjens Memorial Library 16,809 $520,369 $111,496 $0 $111,496 $631,865 $37.59
New Shoreham Island Free Library 1,033 $406,633 $88,246 $0 $88,246 $494,879 $479.07
Newport Newport Public Library 26,312 $1,516,464 $344,940 $1,494 $346,434 $1,862,898 $70.80
North Kingstown   26,985 $1,022,186 $233,939 $669 $234,608 $1,256,794 $46.57
North Kingstown Public Library $1,004,186 $198,849 $669 $199,518 $1,203,704
Davisville Free Library $9,000 $17,545 $0 $17,545 $26,545
Willett Free Library $9,000 $17,545 $0 $17,545 $26,545
North Providence Mayor Salvatore Mancini Union Free Library 33,238 $792,805 $174,550 $0 $174,550 $967,355 $29.10
North Smithfield North Smithfield Public Library 10,919 $254,010 $60,768 $0 $60,768 $314,778 $28.83
Pawtucket Pawtucket Public Library 74,033 $1,849,983 $395,299 $435 $395,734 $2,245,717 $30.33
Portsmouth Portsmouth Free Public Library 17,460 $439,930 $106,779 $2,683 $109,462 $549,392 $31.47
Providence Providence Public Library 175,901 $3,250,000 $750,000 $535,939 $1,285,939 $4,535,939 $25.79
Richmond Clark Memorial Library 7,580 $89,827 $17,525 $5,244 $22,769 $112,596 $14.85
Scituate   10,696 $401,932 $93,610 $0 $93,610 $495,542 $46.33
Hope Public Library $202,560 $46,805 $0 $46,805 $249,365
North Scituate Public Library $199,372 $46,805 $0 $46,805 $246,177
Smithfield   21,138 $1,026,197 $238,344 $1,801 $240,145 $1,266,342 $59.91
East Smithfield Public Library $395,540 $102,488 $0 $102,488 $498,028
Greenville Public Library $630,657 $135,856 $1,801 $137,657 $768,314 $36.35
South Kingstown South Kingstown Public Library 28,617 $728,829 $173,094 $21,748 $194,842 $923,671 $32.28
Tiverton Essex Public Library 15,505 $370,798 $85,145 $2,000 $87,145 $457,943 $29.54
Warren George Hail Free Library 11,487 $190,000 $45,750 $337 $46,087 $236,087 $20.55
Warwick   87,039 $2,880,468 $649,035 $17,733 $666,768 $3,547,236 $40.75
Warwick Public Library $2,880,468 $649,035 $233 $649,268 $3,529,736
Pontiac Free Library $0 $0 $17,500 $17,500 $17,500
West Greenwich Louttit Library 5,508 $101,039 $21,394 $0 $21,394 $122,433 $22.23
West Warwick West Warwick Public Library 29,941 $814,949 $192,897 $3,293 $196,190 $1,011,139 $33.77
Westerly Westerly Public Library 23,623 $503,310 $100,000 $187,138 $287,138 $790,448 $33.46
Woonsocket Woonsocket Public Library 43,879 $937,182 $219,987 $0 $219,987 $1,157,169 $26.37
SRRC $970,322
 
Total 1,069,725 $38,978,858 $36.44

Population: Population figures are only available on the municipal level; population cannot be separated into villages for independent libraries.
Local gov't: 2007 appropriation by the municipality for the library(ies).
Tax-based GIA: 2007 allocation of state library grant-in-aid (25% of the municipal appropriation and expenditures in the 2nd preceding fiscal year).
Endowment GIA: 2007 allocation of state library grant-in-aid (25% of operating expenditure of endowment income in the 2nd preceding fiscal year).
Total gov't: Total of municipal and state grant-in-aid to library(ies).
Per capita: Total government expenditures per capita.