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Lockport, New York 14094

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Lockport Public Library
Budget Vote

Library Budget Vote - 2014/2015 proposed budget
Thursday, April 24, 2014
9:00 a.m.—8:00 p.m.
Community Meeting Room

Public Information Meeting
Thursday, April 10, 2014
6:30 p.m.
Community Meeting Room

You must be a registered voter in the Lockport City School District to vote.

2014/2015 Budget Information for Voters

Tax levy increase from 2013/2014: $21,627
Total request from tax levy: $1,397,747
Total budget from all sources: $1,619,464
Total budget increase from all sources: $10,610
(See budget detailPDF icon.)

The proposed increase is $21,627 from property tax support over 2013/2014 appropriation.

The proposed increase, if approved by voters, will be applied to increased operating costs, maintaining library collections and services, computer access, library programs, access to collections, and services via our web site.

How is the money used?
To sustain library operations and provide services.

In 2013:
212,118 people visited the library.
29,807 people have library cards.
415,690 items were borrowed.
20,777 reference questions were answered.
15,023 adults, children, teens, and families attended 871 library programs.

Library services include:

  • A broad collection of materials including a variety of formats: books, large print books, CDs, DVDs & Blu-rays, audio books, magazines, and downloadable e-books, magazines, music, and audio books, as well as personalized service to help you find information.
  • Access to the Internet and online databases, including a wireless connection for people with laptops.
  • 24/7 reference services, allowing patrons to submit questions electronically 24 hours per day.
  • A community meeting room that serves over 80 organizations at no cost.
  • An offering of programs at no cost for children, teens, and adults.
  • A community gathering place to read, think, create, and communicate.

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Lockport Public Library, 23 East Avenue, Lockport, NY 14094 - (716) 433-5935
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Holiday Closings & Summer Hours * Last updated 03/18/2014