Boston Public Library
Finances & Budget

FY12 Budget

The operating budget for the 2012 fiscal year for The Boston Public Library, as adopted by the library’s board of trustees on August 2, 2011, is $39.7 million.

On March 23, 2011, the Boston Public Library Board of Trustees approved a proposed $39.34 million budget for the 2012 fiscal year (FY12).

FY12 Planning Documents

Note: Dates in this timeline are approximate and subject to change

Budget Roundtables

  • Budget Roundtables
    Topics include: FY12 revenue assumptions, library trust funds, capital budgeting, and the budget planning timeline.

    • Tuesday, January 25, Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston Street, Orientation Room, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
    • Wednesday, January 26, Dudley Branch Library, 65 Warren Street in Roxbury, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
    • Tuesday, March 15, Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston Street, Orientation Room, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
    • Wednesday, March 16, Codman Square Branch Library, 690 Washington Street in Dorchester, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
  • March Budget Roundtable Flyer (PDF)
  • January Budget Roundtable Flyer (PDF)
  • Read a description of the Budget Roundtables