July 2022

California State Library

Changes in California State Library General Fund Spending

2022-23 (In Thousands)

Ongoing Spending 
State Operations  
Library and Courts Building rental payments $2,179
Digitization of state agency resources (9 positions) 1,338
Replacement of federal funds for state operations (8 positions) 1,091
Online database subscriptions 570
General administrative support (3.5 positions) 363
Outreach to local libraries (3 positions) 335
Lunch at the Library program oversight (2 positions) 314
Technical adjustments -45
Local Assistance  
Lunch at the Library $4,686
Broadband cost increase 179
Subtotal ($11,010)
One-Time Initiatives 
State Operations  
Digitization of state agency resources $12,692
Local Assistance  
Statewide Imagination Library $68,200
Infrastructure grantsa 50,000
TUMO Center for Creative Technologies in Los Angeles 16,000
Online job training and workforce development 10,200
Sierra Madre Library 10,000
Placentia Central Library seismic retrofit 5,000
Ethnic media grants 5,000
Holocaust Library renovaton 3,000
Elk Grove Library infrastructure improvements 3,000
Disaster preparednessb 2,387
Los Angeles County Asian Youth Center 1,500
San Mateo Public Library, Marina Branch Library reconstruction 1,300
East Los Angeles College Vincent Price Art Museum 1,000
Irwindale Public Library infrastructure improvements 500
Placentia Library District Bookmobile Reading Engine Adventures program 400
Subtotal ($190,179)
Total $201,189
State Operations 18,837
Local Assistance 182,352
a Budget package also provides $100 million for this initiative in 2023-24.
b Reflects second year of initiative, providing $9.5 million over a four-year period.