Aldrich Public Library is committed to transparency in its operations.
- FY16 Financial comparison of similar VT libraries.
- FY16 Aldrich Financial Report.
- FY15 Aldrich Financial Report.
- FY15 Financial comparison.
- As a nonprofit, our 990s are available at The Foundation Center.
Aldrich is fortunate to have an endowment whose earnings help support operating costs. Low tax support in the past has sometimes forced Aldrich to withdraw principal from its investments in order to keep the library's doors open. The following letter presents the anticipated life expectancy of the endowment were that practice to continue against the advice of investment managers. This letter was written in response to questions raised by the Barre Town Budget Committee and supplied to them on February 23, 2016.