The first Sunday that we are open for Fall will be September 15th from 12pm to 4pm.

Based on $3,500 household assessment, you will be paying $321.28 in library taxes.  Last year, the same household paid $318.33  The difference is  $2.95 per year or $0.25 per month. The proposed tax increase is less than the tax cap.

Library Operating Budget

 2018 - 20192019 - 2020
Personnel  
Salaries $1,784,285 $1,819,970
Benefits $637,860 $648,755
Library Programs & Materials  
Programs, Books, e-Books,  
Audio Books, Movies, Music, and  
Magazines $316,100 $323,820
Library Building  
Utilities, Maintenance, Insurance,  
 and Repairs $239,675 $261,590
Administrative Expenses $309,097 $313,045
TOTAL BUDGET $3,287,017 $3,367,180
Revenues $222,675 $274,480
   
  PROPOSED
  2019 - 2020
TAX LEVY $3,064,342 $3,092,700

Income and Expense Comparison

  2018-20192019-2020Difference
REAL ESTATE TAXES3,064,342.003,092,700.0028,358.00
TOWN OF BABYLON / SUFFOLK IDA173,600.00210,000.0036,400.00
INSURANCE DIVIDEND0.000.00 
GRANTS0.000.00 
FINES & FEES12,000.005,000.00(7,000.00)
INTEREST+BANKING5,000.0030,000.0025,000.00
COPY MACHINE5,500.005,500.00 
COMPUTER PRINTING6,500.006,500.00 
BOOK SALES, TOTE  & FLASHDRIVES4,000.004,000.00 
GIFTS & DONATIONS0.000.00 
STATE AID - LLSA8,375.008,375.00 
OTHER STATE AID0.000.00 
E-RATE7,700.005,105.00(2,595.00)
 INCOME TOTAL3,287,017.003,367,180.0080,163.00
     
SALARY EXPENSE1,784,285.001,819,970.0035,685.00
BENEFITS   
 NYS RETIREMENT EXPENSE201,412.00186,815.00(14,597.00)
 SOCIAL SECURITY110,626.00112,840.002,214.00
 MEDICARE25,872.0026,390.00518.00
 HEALTH INSURANCE - ACTIVE215,000.00223,600.008,600.00
 HEALTH INSURANCE - RETIREES36,000.0043,000.007,000.00
 DENTAL / OPTICAL REIMB.8,600.008,600.00 
 DISABILITY INSURANCE3,900.003,900.00 
 WORKERS COMPENSATION27,800.0034,750.006,950.00
 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE1,000.001,000.00 
 FLEX ADMIN FEES400.00400.00 
 CONTINUING EDUCATION5,400.005,600.00200.00
 EAP1,850.001,860.0010.00
 BENEFITS - Other0.000.00 
Total BENEFITS637,860.00648,755.0010,895.00
LIBRARY MATERIALS   
 BOOKS - ADULT CIRCULATING62,000.0062,000.00 
 BOOKS - ADULT CONT. / REFERENCE10,500.0010,500.00 
 BOOKS - CHILDREN29,000.0029,000.00 
 BOOKS - CHILDREN'S CONT. / REF1,600.001,600.00 
 BOOKS - YA8,000.008,000.00 
 BOOK PROCESSING FEES0.000.00 
 BOOK SUPPLIES100.00100.00 
 ACQUISITION SOFTWARE - TSII0.000.00 
 E-BOOKS LIVE-BRARY (SCLS)27,000.0034,720.007,720.00
 AUDIOBOOKS -  ADULT12,000.0012,000.00 
 AUDIOBOOKS - CHILDREN0.000.00 
 AUDIOBOOKS - YA1,000.001,000.00 
 AUDIOBOOK SUPPLIES1,200.001,200.00 
 MUSIC CDS - ADULT4,500.004,500.00 
 MUSIC CDS - CHILDREN1,000.001,000.00 
 

DVDS - ADULT

15,000.0015,000.00 
 DVDS - CHILDREN4,000.004,000.00 
 DVDS / MUSIC CD - SUPPLIES500.00500.00 
 PERIODICALS16,000.0016,000.00 
 PERIODICALS - SUPPLIES300.00300.00 
 E-RESOURCE  DATABASE EBSCO SCLS22,000.0022,000.00 
 DATABASES - ADULT + CLOUD8,000.008,000.00 
 DATABASES - CHILDREN5,000.005,000.00 
 LIBRARY MATERIALS - Other0.000.00 
Total LIBRARY MATERIALS228,700.00236,420.007,720.00
PROGRAMS - ADULTS   
 PROG SUPPLIES1,900.001,900.00 
 ADULT ARTS PROGRAM5,000.005,000.00 
 PROGRAMS - ADULTS - Other22,800.0022,800.00 
Total  PROGRAMS - ADULTS29,700.0029,700.00 
BUS TOURS1,200.001,200.00 
MUSEUM PASSES7,000.007,000.00 
COMPUTER INSTRUCTION5,000.005,000.00 
PROGRAMS - CHILDREN16,000.0016,000.00 
PROGRAMS - SUMMER READING / J14,500.0014,500.00 
PROGRAMS - YA14,000.0014,000.00 
OPERATIONS   
 SHIPPING & HANDLING500.00500.00 
 CIRC CONTROL SUPPLIES6,600.006,600.00 
 RECONCILIATION DISCR.0.00  
 OFFICE SUPPLIES6,000.006,000.00 
 COMPUTER SUPPLIES15,000.0015,000.00 
 ADMIN SOFTWARE12,000.0012,000.00 
 POSTAGE11,500.0011,500.00 
 FAX CARDS - PATRON  SERVICE2,000.002,000.00 
 PR / WEB7,500.007,500.00 
 DISPLAY1,000.001,000.00 
 POSTERS / BOOKMARKS500.00500.00 
 NEWSLETTER20,000.0020,000.00 
 LICENSING900.00900.00 
 VOTE3,000.003,000.00 
 MEMBERSHIP DUES3,000.003,000.00 
 CONFERENCES14,000.0014,000.00 
 TRAVEL & MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT2,000.002,000.00 
 PALS - OVERDUE MAILINGS3,600.003,600.00 
 PALS - PORTS & MAINTENANCE28,625.0028,625.00 
 UNIFORMS2,000.002,000.00 
 ADMINISTRATIVE SOFTWARE0.00  
 MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSES1,000.001,000.00 
 OPERATIONS - Other0.00  
Total OPERATIONS140,725.00140,725.00 
FEES   
 COMPUTER IT CONSULT49,000.0049,000.00 
 PAYROLL PROC EXPENSE6,500.006,500.00 
 APPRAISAL1,000.001,000.00 
 FEES - Other   
Total  FEES56,500.0056,500.00 
ACCOUNTING12,000.0012,000.00 
LEGAL22,500.0022,500.00 
TREASURER3,600.003,600.00 
CONTRACTS   
 SCLS ANNUAL CONTRACT36,462.0036,220.00(242.00)
 SERVICE CONTRACTS28,000.0029,500.001,500.00
 EQUIPMENT LEASING (PHOTOCOPIER)9,060.0011,750.002,690.00
 EQUIPMENT RENTAL (PITNEY BOWES)250.00250.00 
 CONTRACTS - Other0.00  
Total CONTRACTS73,772.0077,720.003,948.00
BUILDING   
 TELEPHONE6,800.007,400.00600.00
 TELEPHONE LINE/ALARM SYSTEM850.00910.0060.00
 ETHERNET / CABLE13,000.0013,000.00 
 ELECTRIC57,500.0057,500.00 
 HEAT16,450.0016,450.00 
 WATER1,000.001,000.00 
 INSURANCE24,720.0024,720.00 
 MAINTENANCE & REPAIRS22,225.0022,225.00 
 TRASH2,400.002,400.00 
 CUSTODIAL SUPPLIES9,000.009,000.00 
 LANDSCAPING & SNOW REMOVAL14,130.0014,130.00 
 BUILDING - Other0.00  
Total  BUILDING168,075.00168,735.00

660.00

BUILDING IMPROVEMENTS19,600.0040,855.0021,255.00
FURNITURE & FIXTURES20,000.0020,000.00 
EQUIPMENT1,000.001,000.00 
COMPUTER EQUIPMENT31,000.0031,000.00 
 EXPENSE TOTAL3,287,017.003,367,180.0080,163.00

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