State Aid to Public Libraries Approved at $21.3 Million

Great news for Florida’s libraries: The Florida House and Senate budget chairs agreed to fund State Aid to Public Libraries at $21.3 million, a slight increase over last year. The Jacksonville Public Library depends on State Aid to fund some of what the City General Revenue Fund does not cover. In addition, federal funds we rely on for literacy programs are contingent upon the State Aid appropriation. We appreciate our state leaders’ support of public libraries!

Here’s what you can do:
Take a moment to express your appreciation to our legislators and leaders for their hard work and support by visiting this page created by the Florida Library Association.

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