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 (2022-2023)


Taxes $2,600,677.00
Penal Fines $32,339.00
State Aid $48,654.00
Service Fees $26,000.00
Investment Earnings $0.00
Miscellaneous $25,000.00
State Sources $227,297.00
Appropriation from Fund Balance $242,531.00


Personnel $1,428,003.00
Contractual services and books $416,140.00
Operating Costs $423,355.00
Capital Outlays $935,000.00
Total $3,202,498.00

Previous Fiscal Years

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