The majority of the library’s funding comes from local property taxes. Voters approved a 1 mill operating fund in perpetuity on August 2, 1994 (this millage has been reduced to .8755 due to the Headlee Amendment). On August 2nd, 2022, Redford Township voters approved a 2 mill operating for a period of 20 years. The library’s fiscal year is April 1st – March 31st.

Budget (2023-2024)


Taxes $2,855,000.00
Penal Fines $30,000.00
State Aid $49,000.00
Service Fees $23,000.00
Investment Earnings $0.00
Miscellaneous $25,000.00
State Sources $65,000.00
Appropriation from Fund Balance ($73,739.00)


Personnel $1,501,125.00
Contractual services and books $426,190.00
Operating Costs $396,246.00
Capital Outlays $650,000.00
Total $2,973,561.00

Previous Fiscal Years

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