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State Aid to Libraries, Fiscal Year 2018

The state budget for Fiscal Year 2018 (Executive Summary, Appendix C, page C-10) provides for the following state aid to libraries. Level funding has resulted in 22.79% apportioned to each municipality rather than the law’s recommended 25% of eligible funds expended in FY2016 as described in RIGL 29-6-2(a); maintenance of effort is 100% as set forth in RIGL 29-6-3.

Public Library Grant-in-Aid, Fiscal Year 2018
FY2017
Library Aid
FY2016 Approp & Expend FY2018
Tax-based
FY2018
Endowment
Total
FY2018
Barrington $374,284 $1,650,933 $376,179 $3,891 $380,070
Bristol $185,859 $821,138 $187,103 $0 $187,103
Burrillville $165,414 $746,595 $170,118 $0 $170,118
Central Falls $30,523 $118,825 $27,075 $0 $27,075
Charlestown $51,221 $218,525 $49,793 $1,023 $50,815
Coventry $244,374 $1,045,125 $238,140 $0 $238,140
Cranston $595,274 $2,498,139 $569,222 $13,524 $582,746
Cumberland $287,647 $1,238,231 $282,141 $3,223 $285,364
East Greenwich $134,295 $507,546 $115,649 $16,673 $132,321
East Providence $422,447 $1,823,997 $415,613 $0 $415,613
Exeter $52,087 $232,296 $52,931 $0 $52,931
Foster $34,462 $150,842 $34,371 $0 $34,371
Glocester $78,763 $337,046 $76,799 $1,139 $77,938
Hopkinton $36,298 $130,000 $29,622 $5,701 $35,323
Jamestown $115,055 $549,425 $125,191 $1,637 $126,828
Johnston $122,211 $535,784 $122,083 $2,085 $124,168
Lincoln $210,541 $892,720 $203,414 $0 $203,414
Little Compton $36,397 $153,900 $35,067 $0 $35,067
Middletown $147,598 $638,962 $145,593 $0 $145,593
Narragansett $153,079 $841,103 $191,652 $0 $191,652
New Shoreham $88,318 $326,095 $74,303 $0 $74,303
Newport $417,539 $1,795,523 $409,125 $2,279 $411,403
North Kingstown $293,678 $1,219,979 $277,982 $4,102 $282,085
North Providence $192,234 $887,018 $202,114 $0 $202,114
North Smithfield $78,789 $343,655 $78,305 $0 $78,305
Pawtucket $384,468 $1,784,462 $406,605 $2,550 $409,155
Portsmouth $116,931 $480,000 $109,372 $4,481 $113,853
Providence $1,284,092 $3,545,000 $807,758 $457,441 $1,265,199
Richmond $27,268 $94,827 $21,607 $4,394 $26,001
Scituate $104,517 $460,000 $104,815 $0 $104,815
Smithfield $298,995 $1,283,079 $292,360 $2,279 $294,639
South Kingstown $225,653 $890,535 $202,916 $15,894 $218,810
Tiverton $116,085 $540,000 $123,043 $0 $123,043
Warren $57,784 $245,138 $55,857 $741 $56,598
Warwick $739,844 $3,138,117 $715,046 $24,916 $739,962
West Greenwich $32,312 $146,139 $33,299 $0 $33,299
West Warwick $162,630 $664,383 $151,385 $11,120 $162,506
Westerly $318,145 $410,000 $93,422 $225,369 $318,791
Woonsocket $181,300 $820,158 $186,880 $0 $186,880
Total $8,598,411 $34,205,240 $7,793,949 $804,462 $8,598,411

FY 2018 State Aid Totals
Tax-Based Grant-in-Aid $7,793,949
Endowment-Based Grant-in-Aid $804,462
Total Grant-in-Aid $8,598,411
Statewide Reference Resource Center
(grant to Providence Public Library)
$701,052
Institutional Library Grant-in-Aid $62,609
State Aid to Public Libraries $9,362,072
Public Library Construction Reimbursement $2,161,627
Total State Aid to Libraries $11,523,699