State Aid to Libraries, Fiscal Year 2019

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The state budget for Fiscal Year 2019 (Executive Summary, Appendix C, page C-10) provides for the following state aid to libraries. Level funding has resulted in 22.29% apportioned to each municipality rather than the law's recommended 25% of eligible funds expended in FY2017 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 2019
FY2018
Library Aid
FY2017 Approp & Expend FY2019
Tax-based
FY2019
Endowment
Total
FY2019
Barrington $380,070 $1,683,772 $375,332 $2,076 $377,408
Bristol $187,103 $863,891 $192,571 $0 $192,571
Burrillville $170,118 $778,068 $173,440 $0 $173,440
Central Falls $27,075 $118,825 $26,487 $0 $26,487
Charlestown $50,815 $225,081 $50,173 $944 $51,117
Coventry $238,140 $1,045,125 $232,971 $0 $232,971
Cranston $582,746 $2,641,970 $588,926 $10,701 $599,627
Cumberland $285,364 $1,238,231 $276,016 $3,075 $279,091
East Greenwich $132,321 $520,235 $115,966 $15,368 $131,335
East Providence $415,613 $1,878,066 $418,643 $0 $418,643
Exeter $52,931 $221,464 $49,367 $0 $49,367
Foster $34,371 $150,842 $33,624 $0 $33,624
Glocester $77,938 $346,913 $77,331 $1,115 $78,446
Hopkinton $35,323 $130,000 $28,979 $5,871 $34,850
Jamestown $126,828 $549,425 $122,473 $1,243 $123,716
Johnston $124,168 $531,910 $118,569 $2,017 $120,586
Lincoln $203,414 $910,262 $202,908 $0 $202,908
Little Compton $35,067 $153,900 $34,306 $0 $34,306
Middletown $145,593 $653,178 $145,601 $0 $145,601
Narragansett $191,652 $841,103 $187,492 $0 $187,492
New Shoreham $74,303 $378,376 $84,344 $0 $84,344
Newport $411,403 $1,840,411 $410,249 $2,229 $412,478
North Kingstown $282,085 $1,219,979 $271,948 $6,761 $278,709
North Providence $202,114 $888,000 $197,946 $0 $197,946
North Smithfield $78,305 $349,407 $77,887 $0 $77,887
Pawtucket $409,155 $1,747,533 $389,546 $1,099 $390,645
Portsmouth $113,853 $495,000 $110,341 $4,395 $114,736
Providence $1,265,199 $3,770,000 $840,377 $441,669 $1,282,046
Richmond $26,001 $97,000 $21,622 $3,290 $24,913
Scituate $104,815 $469,200 $104,590 $0 $104,590
Smithfield $294,639 $1,321,571 $294,594 $1,115 $295,708
South Kingstown $218,810 $885,135 $197,307 $16,574 $213,881
Tiverton $123,043 $550,100 $122,624 $0 $122,624
Warren $56,598 $251,266 $56,010 $669 $56,679
Warwick $739,962 $3,197,936 $712,857 $24,810 $737,667
West Greenwich $33,299 $164,963 $36,772 $0 $36,772
West Warwick $162,506 $685,638 $152,837 $7,387 $160,224
Westerly $318,791 $410,000 $91,394 $224,499 $315,893
Woonsocket $186,880 $884,121 $197,081 $0 $197,081
Total $8,598,411 $35,087,897 $7,821,503 $776,908 $8,598,411

FY 2019 State Aid Totals
Tax-Based Grant-in-Aid $7,821,503
Endowment-Based Grant-in-Aid $776,908
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 $2,176,470
Total State Aid to Libraries $11,538,542