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Expanded services are available at the Edmonds Library pop-up. The building remains closed until further notice. Learn more about the closure and services
Community Investment
Capital Projects
Sno-Isle Libraries is committed to creating inspiring spaces which are welcoming, inclusive, and easy to use. Capital projects are a direct investment into our communities. Each project reimagines our libraries by incorporating input from our community to provide inviting libraries to support community needs now and for years to come.
Current Projects
Arlington Library
Darrington Library
Lake Stevens Library
Langley Library
Mariner Library
Sno-Isle Libraries Budget & Funding Information
Community investment is more than buildings. Every year, the Sno-Isle Libraries Board of Trustees adopts a balanced budget for the 23 community libraries, online services, Library on Wheels and a service center to meet the needs of more than 800,000 residents in the library district across Snohomish and Island counties.
The budget authorizes spending for all library operations and maintenance including:
Budget
2022 Budget
State Audits
Every year, the State Auditor's Office conducts financial and accountability audits of Sno-Isle Libraries. Clean audit reports have been received for the past 32 years. State audits of Sno-Isle Libraries financial practices are available at sao.wa.gov. Search for "Sno-Isle Regional Library."
Funding Sources
Library Levy
Sno-Isle Libraries receives about 98 percent of its funding for daily operations and maintenance from the general library levy.
The levy affects all properties within the library district in Snohomish and Island counties. The cities of Everett, Bothell and Woodway are not part of the library district.
The library operations levy is collected by county treasurers in Snohomish and Island counties and funds are transferred to Sno-Isle Libraries.
Learn more about the library levy and levy votes
Library Capital Funding
Sno-Isle Libraries is approaching funding capital projects in ways that reflect and align with each community. We are optimizing funding by pursuing a combination of sources – grant funding, capital campaigns, regular levy funds – and reducing the reliance on public bond elections.
Learn more about capital funding
Island County Library Capital Facilities Area Meetings
Camano Island Library Capital Facilities Area (LCFA) Meetings
Coupeville Library Capital Facilities Area (LCFA) Meetings
Additional Funding Sources
The remaining two percent of library funding comes from a variety of sources, such as:
What do these terms mean? Review our glossary for some helpful definitions.
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