Funding

The Patten Free Library does not receive any Federal or State aid.

We receive $17.00 per capita from the City of Bath and the Towns of Arrowsic, Georgetown, West Bath and Woolwich. This accounts for 33% of our operating revenue.

All of our operating revenue comes from the following:

Fiscal Year 2016-2017

Municipal Support – 33%
Endowment & Trusts – 44%
Fundraising & Gifts – 15%
Friends of the Library – 5%
Fines/Fees & Other – 3%

Upcoming Events

Wed 18

Charlie Wing Book Talk: “Salt in Their Veins”

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu 19

Chess Club

October 19 @ 3:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thu 19

2’s & 3’s Storytimes

October 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

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