New York State Library

State Aid for Library Construction:
Library System Allocation Chart FY 21-22

Based on Formulas in Education Law 273-a
2010 Census

Public Library System 2010 Census Population % System Population is of State Population 60% of Funds Apportioned According to % of System Pop to State Pop 40% of Funds (Equal Amount Per System) 2021-2022 Appropriation (Capital Funds)
Brooklyn Public Library 2,504,700 12.93% $2,636,785 $591,304 $3,228,089
Buffalo-Erie County Public Library 919,040 4.74% $967,505 $591,304 $1,558,809
Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System 215,222 1.11% $226,572 $591,304 $817,876
Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System 173,097 0.89% $182,233 $591,304 $773,537
Finger Lakes Library System 317,302 1.64% $334,035 $591,304 $925,339
Four County Library System 361,316 1.86% $380,370 $591,304 $971,674
Mid-Hudson Library System 650,704 3.36% $685,019 $591,304 $1,276,323
Mid York Library System 372,839 1.92% $392,501 $591,304 $983,805
Mohawk Valley Library System 293,226 1.51% $308,689 $591,304 $899,993
Monroe County Library System 744,344 3.84% $783,597 $591,304 $1,374,901
Nassau Library System 1,339,532 6.91% $1,410,172 $591,304 $2,001,476
New York Public Library 3,439,711 17.75% $3,621,103 $591,304 $4,212,407
Nioga Library System 319,431 1.65% $336,276 $591,304 $927,580
North Country Library System 377,369 1.95% $397,269 $591,304 $988,573
Onondaga County Public Library 467,026 2.41% $491,654 $591,304 $1,082,958
Pioneer Library System 309,251 1.60% $325,559 $591,304 $916,863
Queens Borough Public Library 2,230,722 11.51% $2,348,358 $591,304 $2,939,662
Ramapo-Catskill Library System 803,351 4.15% $845,715 $591,304 $1,437,019
Southern Adirondack Library System 353,366 1.82% $372,001 $591,304 $963,305
Southern Tier Library System 280,457 1.45% $295,247 $591,304 $886,551
Suffolk Cooperative Library System 1,493,350 7.71% $1,572,101 $591,304 $2,163,405
Upper Hudson Library System 463,633 2.39% $488,083 $591,304 $1,079,387
Westchester Library System 949,113 4.90% $999,164 $591,304 $1,590,468
GRAND TOTAL 19,378,102 100.00% $20,400,008 $13,599,992 $34,000,000

Note: Figures in column 5 were rounded to $591,304 so as not to exceed 40%. By law, each Public Library System must receive an equal amount. The remaining $8 was added to column 4.

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Last Updated: May 26, 2021