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Governor's Proposed State Aid to Libraries, Fiscal Year 2016

The state budget for Fiscal Year 2016 (Executive Summary, Appendix C, page C-10) provides for the following state aid to libraries. Level funding has resulted in 22.0% apportioned to each municipality rather than the law’s recommended 25% of eligible funds expended in FY2014 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 2016
FY2015
Library Aid
FY2014 Approp & Expend FY2016
Tax-based
FY2016
Endowment
Total
FY2016
Barrington $341,488 $1,510,952 $331,842 $5,325 $337,167
Bristol $139,595 $767,240 $168,505 $0 $168,505
Burrillville $141,022 $659,984 $144,949 $0 $144,949
Central Falls $17,569 $105,946 $23,268 $2,778 $26,046
Charlestown $47,766 $208,000 $45,682 $972 $46,654
Coventry $222,474 $988,735 $217,150 $0 $217,150
Cranston $539,079 $2,400,420 $527,191 $26,080 $553,271
Cumberland $273,112 $1,205,823 $264,828 $1,837 $266,665
East Greenwich $121,085 $486,875 $106,930 $14,278 $121,208
East Providence $363,025 $1,613,387 $354,339 $0 $354,339
Exeter $45,664 $209,038 $45,910 $0 $45,910
Foster $31,550 $140,219 $30,796 $0 $30,796
Glocester $71,631 $316,570 $69,527 $1,098 $70,625
Hopkinton $34,685 $120,000 $26,355 $4,746 $31,101
Jamestown $87,697 $382,683 $84,047 $3,329 $87,375
Johnston $124,729 $521,157 $114,459 $2,292 $116,751
Lincoln $191,018 $889,423 $195,339 $0 $195,339
Little Compton $30,298 $138,211 $30,355 $0 $30,355
Middletown $137,973 $615,423 $135,162 $0 $135,162
Narragansett $122,983 $546,569 $120,040 $0 $120,040
New Shoreham $78,270 $365,739 $80,325 $0 $80,325
Newport $381,739 $1,721,025 $377,979 $2,037 $380,016
North Kingstown $273,440 $1,189,893 $261,330 $4,798 $266,128
North Providence $176,242 $798,055 $175,272 $0 $175,272
North Smithfield $63,304 $298,137 $65,478 $0 $65,478
Pawtucket $329,493 $1,510,523 $331,748 $4,857 $336,605
Portsmouth $103,554 $445,567 $97,857 $3,619 $101,476
Providence $1,132,820 $3,345,000 $734,644 $404,246 $1,138,890
Richmond $26,531 $94,827 $20,826 $5,419 $26,246
Scituate $95,113 $431,161 $94,694 $0 $94,694
Smithfield $269,275 $1,217,734 $267,444 $2,196 $269,640
South Kingstown $199,345 $854,910 $187,759 $13,975 $201,734
Tiverton $102,842 $457,060 $100,382 $0 $100,382
Warren $53,916 $240,332 $52,783 $1,318 $54,101
Warwick $691,943 $2,957,813 $649,608 $23,549 $673,157
West Greenwich $28,154 $132,650 $29,133 $0 $29,133
West Warwick $155,644 $632,000 $138,803 $13,213 $152,016
Westerly $255,839 $410,000 $90,046 $184,801 $274,847
Woonsocket $196,505 $814,411 $178,865 $0 $178,865
Total $7,698,411 $31,743,492 $6,971,648 $726,763 $7,698,411

FY 2016 State Aid Totals
Tax-Based Grant-in-Aid $6,971,648
Endowment-Based Grant-in-Aid $726,763
Total Grant-in-Aid $7,698,411
Statewide Reference Resource Center
(grant to Providence Public Library)
$1,012,378
Institutional Library Grant-in-Aid $62,609
State Aid to Public Libraries $8,773,398
Public Library Construction Reimbursement $2,663,600
Total State Aid to Libraries $11,436,998