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

Tue 22

Magic on Tuesdays!

August 22 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue 22

Storywalk Series (rocks/seashore)

August 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed 23

Storywalk Series (fields)

August 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

News & Updates

  • June 13, 2017
    Mango Languages

    Patten Free Library is pleased to announce that it now…