Budget

East Hampton Library 2022 Budget Summary
Budget Vote – September 11, 2021 9AM – 5PM in the Library
All registered voters in the East Hampton, Springs and Wainscott School Districts may vote on the Library Budget

The East Hampton Library did not ask residents to vote on a tax increase for 2021
Estimated Expenditures

Personnel – $2,294,479 ($19,769 Increase) (Staff salaries, taxes, social security, benefits, insurance)
Library Materials – $226,326 ($15,411 increase) (Books, audio books, periodicals, DVDs, music, EBooks)
Administration – $104,767 ($10,299 Increase) (Auditing, library supplies, materials repair, telephone, copiers, postage, printing, educational conferences for staff)
Facilities – $193,000 ($1,000 Decrease) (Custodial supplies and services, building repair, furnishings, equipment, cartage, landscape maintenance, utilities)
Technology – $86,850 (No change) (Computer software & hardware, computer supplies, Internet service, telephones)
Contracted Services – $47,4370 ($543 Decrease) (County Library System membership, research database fees, database licenses)
Programs – $96,000 ($25,000 Increase) (Children’s programs, adult lectures, history lectures, computer classes, storytimes, reading clubs, children’s fair)
Fundraising – $41,200 ($1,000 Increase)
Authors Night – $100,000 ($96,000 Increase)
Scholarship – $12,000 ($2,000 Increase)
Expenses Total – $3,202,059 ($167,936 Increase)

Estimated Revenue

Library District Tax – $2,056,910 ($59,910 Increase)
Private Fundraising & Donations – $352,000 ($28,500 Increase) (Library Society memberships, Special events, Interest income from endowments, grants)
Authors Night – $300,000 ($175,000 Increase)
Other Income – $28,503 (No change) (Fines, fees, sales, state aid, pilot payments)
Transfers from Investments – $465,000 ($94,050 Decrease)
Revenue Total – $3,202,413 ($169,360 Increase)

 

Since 1995, generous residents of the community and Members of the Library Board have donated more than $22 million to the
library. These funds have significantly reduced the necessary contributions by taxpayers to operate the library.

For more questions about the budget please contact
Dennis Fabiszak – 631 -324-0222 ext. 7
or email dennis@easthamptonlibrary.org