The Lisle Library District is a district public Library A district is responsible for all of it's operations, services, staff, and stewardship of the facility. Our fiscal year runs July 1 - June 30th. Financial information is available in the links below, along with helpful resources.
Budget Information for Fiscal Year 2014-2015
The Library develops a proposed working budget. Discussions are held in a series of Committee of the Whole meetings, all of which are open to the public. The Board adopts this working budget in the Spring. Anticipated adoption for our upcoming fiscal year's budget is at the April meeting of the Board of Trustees.
The legal spending authority is set by the Budget and Appropriations ordinance, proposed in the fall and adopted after a public hearing. Future dates for these meetings will be readily available on our Library Board page.
- Refer to financial manuals and budgeting information in order to explain the difference between budget, Budget and Appropriations and a levy.
Financial Information for Fiscal Year 2012-2013:
Financial Information for Fiscal Year 2011-2012:
Additional Resources of Interest
There are a variety of different types of Libraries across the United States including corporate, special, law, medical, school, public, art, etc. Each type of library may operate differently, and be subject to different operational procedures and practices.
Public libraries in Illinois may be a municipal, town, village, or a district and are subject to different types of administration and governance. The Lisle Library District has information in the collection concerning Libraries as well as many professional resources.
Public Library District Handbook from Lewis and Clark Library System
Illinois Property Tax System by the Illinois Department of Revenue
Property Tax Extension Limitation Law by the Illinois Department of Revenue
Tax Cap Information from the Illinois Library Association
Resource Links from the Illinois State Library
The Value of Libraries/ROI Studies: Links Bibliography from the American Library Association