About the Library


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:


Direct Operating Expenses (General Fund)


Library Books and Materials


ITD Allocations


Other Internal Services Allocations


Indirect Costs


Total City General Funds*


State Aid FY2017 Grant**

(Equipment, furniture, books and materials)



Grand Total:



*Funding source: City of Jacksonville

**Funding source: State Aid to Libraries

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