Legislative Agenda FY2018
Legislative Agenda FY2018
96% of MBLC state funding goes right to our libraries and the residents they serve.
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