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