Library System Finance
As a federated library system, the county library system's administrative office along with each local library adopts an annual budget
All system office and local library income and expenditures are audited annually
by certified public accountants. This information is reviewed by the Pennsylvania Department Education, Commonwealth Libraries.
Library System Revenue
In 2011, overall revenue increased 1% from 2010.
It totaled $5,817,903 and was comprised of:
• 54% County Support
• 18% State Support
• 21% Community Support
• 2% Local Borough, Township and School District Support
• 5% Federal Support
Library System Expenditures
Overall expenditures increased 3% in 2011. However, this was due to the receipt of nearly $300,000 in Pennsylvania Conservation Works funds to replace Fredricksen Library's HVAC systems. If these grant funds are excluded, overall expenditures remained flat.
In 2011, overall expenditures totaled $5,692,820. This was comprised of:
• 62% Staff Costs
• 26% Other Operating Costs
• 12% Library Collection Costs
Page reviewed October 22, 2012