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                       BUDGET                                                                                                                      2005-2006             2004-2005
       BALDWINSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY                                                                 Budget                                       $1,177,000.00        $1,119,500.00
                                             2005-2006    2004-2005
                                                                                                    Less Estimated Revenues                        $137,000.00          $147,500.00
                                              Budget       Budget                                                                                $1,040,000.00          $972,000.00
   Salaries                                                                                        Less Appropriated Fund Balance                         -$0.00         -$20,000.00
      Professional                             297,400      287,815
      Clerical                                 304,395      285,295                                 Amount to be Raised by Property Taxes $1,040,000.00                 $952,000.00
      Custodial                                 35,830       34,285
      Total Salaries                          $637,625     $607,395
                                                                                                                                    Tax Rate Comparisons
      Retirement & Social Security               98,165       83,760                                 Estimated Tax            2005-2006               2004-2005            $ Increase*          % Increase
      Workers Compensation, Disability,                                                              To Be Raised            Estimated Tax            Actual Tax
        Unemployment & Health Insurance         80,810       81,795                                                              Rate*                  Rate*
      Total Benefits                          $178,975     $165,555
   Library Materials                           157,800      159,650       Lysander                      $679,972.00               $0.65                  $0.62                $0.03                5.0%
   Office Supplies, Postage & Printing          21,600       20,700       Van Buren                     $264,539.00               $0.65                  $0.62                $0.03                5.0%
                                                                          Clay                           $95,489.00              $11.90                 $11.33                $0.57                5.0%
   Insurance                                     7,600        7,500
   Utilities                                    58,000       54,500                                   $1,040,000.00
   Telephone                                     3,500        3,500                                                               *per $1,000 assessed value
   Professional Fees & Dues                      2,500        2,600
   Education and Training                        6,000        5,500
   Equipment Repair & Rental                    19,000       19,000
   Building Maintenance, Custodial Supplie      42,200       41,000                                                           Annual Library Tax Comparisons
   Computerized Circulation System              28,800       26,600
   Equipment                                    13,400        6,000                                             Annual Library Tax Bills for Homes with $100,000 Market Value
   Total Operating Costs                      $360,400     $346,550
                                                                                                 Lysander                                 Van Buren                                      Clay
Total Expenditures Budgeted                  $1,177,000   $1,119,500

   Payment in Lieu of Taxes                     68,000       75,000                                         FOR                                        FOR                                          FOR
   Fines and books sold                         36,000       36,000                                         SALE                                      SALE                                          SALE
   Interest from Investments                     3,500        8,000    Sold for                      $100,000.00                                                                          $100,000.00
   Cash Grants                                  10,500       10,500                                                                            $100,000.00
                                                                       Assessed at                   $100,000.00                               $100,000.00                                  $5,500.00
   Local Revenues                               19,000       18,000
   Total Estimated Revenues                   $137,000     $147,500
                                                                       Estimated     2005-2006              $65.46                                  $65.46                                         $65.47
   Appropriated Fund Balance                         0       20,000    Actual        2004-2005              $62.32                                  $62.32                                         $62.33
   Total Revenues Before Property Taxes       $137,000     $167,500    Increase                              $3.14                                   $3.14                                          $3.14

   Property Tax Levy                         $1,040,000    $952,000        This chart shows annual tax bills for homes with a market value of $100,000 located in each of the three towns of the
                                                                                                                    Baldwinsville Central School District.                                                  Estimated
Total Revenues Budgeted                      $1,177,000   $1,119,500                                                                                                                                        Actual
            2004 ANNUAL REPORT                                         INVOLVEMENT WITH THE COMMUNITY
                                                                            Summer concerts at Paper Mill Island, co-sponsored with
                   BOARD OF TRUSTEES
                                                                            Towns of Lysander and Van Buren Parks & Recreation
  Edward McManus, Jr., President Nelson Butler, Vice-President
                                                                            Teen Photo Contest sponsored by Baker Studio of
      Barbara Aitken Donna Arseneau Susan Downey
                 John Lewien     David Lower
                                                                            Monthly art exhibits by local artists and school children
                     L IB R A R Y U S E F O R 2 0 04                        Book talks and tours for Baldwinsville school children
                   IN T E R E ST IN G ST A T IS T IC S:                     Book collections delivered to local Senior Centers and
                                                                            donated to the Baldwinsville Visitors
             Circulation of materials:              349,849
             Attendance:                            275,873
                                                                            Center                                       WALKING

             Interlibrary loan requests filled:      42,946                 Walking Tour of Baldwinsville                   OF

             Reference questions answered:           19,632                 developed by Librarian Bonnie                                          3 3 E as t Ge ne se e Stre e t
             Program attendance:                     13,376
                                                                            Kisselstein, available for sale in print                        Baldw i ns vi lle , Ne w Y o rk 1 30 2 7 -25 7 5
             Computer users:                         17,105
             Active patrons:
             Collection size:
                                                                            and on video, filmed by local public
                                                                            access station 98
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                                                                                                                                          PROPOSED BUDGET
The Board of Trustees and library staff members take pride in their
services to the Baldwinsville community. Highlights of 2004 include:
                                                                            “Stump the Librarian” contest at Seneca River Day
                                                                            Library book cart drill team debut in Halloween Parade            2005 – 2006
                                                                            Assemblyman Will Barclay grant to purchase DVDs for
     Weekly “Wired Wednesday” computer classes, featuring
     beginning to advanced topics, as well as individual instruction
                                                                            children and adults ($1,666)
                                                                            Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour grant to sponsor          ANNUAL REPORT
     Monthly Open Mike nights highlighting local talent                     Simple Gifts music program, residency, and concert ($1,408)
     Craft classes featuring different basket designs each month,           Local Library Services Aid (LLSA) grant from New York
     among others                                                           state to fund library activities ($9,044)
     Summer Reading Programs for preschoolers through adults
     Operation Smart: Science and math projects for girls
                                                                            Community Development Foundation grant to sponsor               BUDGET VOTE
                                                                            “Read and Play” programs and toys (through library system)
     Operation Slither, featuring live reptiles
     Yu-Gi-Oh card game tournaments for young adults                   OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST                                                   and
                                                                           Friends of
     Story Time sessions serving 2,965 children aged 1 to 7
     A “Read and Play” group focusing on parents as the first              the Library                                                    TRUSTEE ELECTION
     teachers and encouraging reading                                      continues to
     Camp Bookworm, a library overnight for 3rd and 4th graders            increase
     A bi-monthly Writers' Group and monthly Book Discussion
     Group, “Books for Breakfast”
                                                                           and provide
     Gingerbread house making
     Expansion of Book-on-CD and DVD collections to meet the
                                                                           support to
                                                                           the library
                                                                                                                                                 April 28, 2005
     increasing demand                                                     through many
     A new toy collection purchased with funds from “Read and
     Play” grant from the Community Development Foundation
                                                                           fundraising activities
                                                                           Public access computers have been upgraded; additional
                                                                                                                                              10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
     Hoover’s database, containing                                         educational games have been installed on the children’s area
     listings for over 12 million private                                  computers                                                        315-635-5631 (voice)          315-635-6760 (fax)
     and public companies                                                  Onondaga County Trustee of the Year was BPL’s Susan    
     Additions made to local history collection                            Downey