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Financial Management

Public Library Financial Management Guide -

Financial Management

Financial management in a public library is an important issue for library administrators, staff and trustees. In order to assist public libraries in dealing with fiscal issues, the Library of Michigan provides the:

The guide covers basic accounting, revenues, expenditures, budgeting, financial reporting, audits, and internal controls. It includes sample budgets and policies as well.

In addition to the guide, written by Yeo & Yeo, there is also a series of short webinars on topics that libraries often have questions about. The webinars give a brief overview of each topic.

Financial Management Videos

Other Resources

IMLS Funding Statement

This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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