Legislative Agenda FY2018
Legislative Agenda FY2018
96% of MBLC state funding goes right to our libraries and the residents they serve.
FY2018 MBLC Budget Request
Line Item No.
Line Item
High
FY 2017 Budget
FY 2018 Request
FY2018 increase
over FY2017
7000-9101
Board of Library Commissioners
$1,229,472
(FY 2001)
$1,077,431
▼ 12% from high
$1,225,000
$147,569
7000-9401
State Aid to
Regional Libraries
$17,623,954
(FY 2002)
$9,883,482
▼ 44% from high
$10,948,670
$1,065,188
7000-9402
Talking Book Library
(Worcester)
$446,828
(FY 2016)
$441,715
▼ 1% from high
$450,115
$8,400
7000-9406
Talking Book &
Machine Lending
(Perkins)
$2,516,693
(FY 2016)
$2,487,893
▼ 1% from high
$2,562,528
$74,635
7000-9501
State Aid to
Public Libraries
$9,989,844
(FY 2009)
$9,000,000
▼ 10% from high
$10,127,412
$1,127,412
7000-9506
Library Technology
& Resource Sharing
(Library Networks)
$4,420,235
(FY 2001)
$2,076,564
▼ 53% from high
$3,259,000
$1,182,436
7000-9508
Mass Center for
the Book
$200,000
(FY 2017)
$200,000
$210,000
$10,000
$25,167,085
$28,782,725
$3,615,640