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Library Funding

In order to sufficiently fund library operations, programs and services, the library budget is supplemented with various private, state and federal grants, and private donations through the library’s Resource Development Office, Jacksonville Friends of the Public Library and the Jacksonville Public Library Foundation.

Fiscal Year 2018 Operating Budget

Salaries and Benefits:

$17,925,821

Direct Operating Expenses (General Fund)

$2,678,392

Library Books and Materials

$3,799,153

ITD Allocations

$1,870,047

Other Internal Services Allocations

$3,620,869

Indirect Costs

$3,084,435

Total City General Funds*

$32,978,717

State Aid FY2017 Grant**

(Equipment, furniture, books and materials)

$874,255

 

Grand Total:

$33,852,972

 

*Funding source: City of Jacksonville

**Funding source: State Aid to Libraries

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