Arts, Culture, Humanities : Libraries, Historical Societies and Landmark Preservation

Westerly Public Library and Wilcox Park

Stimulating the intellect and imagination by providing access to literature, information, nature and the arts

three stars

86.29

44 Broad Street Westerly, RI 02891
tel: (401) 596-2877   Web Site
EIN: 05-0259005

Board Leadership
Robert Holland
President

CEO
Brigitte Hopkins
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.29 three stars
  Financial 84.05 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Westerly Library and Wilcox Park is to stimulate the intellect and imagination by providing access to literature, information, nature and the arts. The library first opened its doors to the public in 1894 and is located in the heart of downtown Westerly, Rhode Island. The Library is open 65 hours each week, and the collection includes books, magazines, compact discs, DVDs and videos, all totaling more than 170,000 items. The Westerly Public Library is a great resource for the community -- it has something for everyone of every age.

The mission of the Westerly Library and Wilcox Park is to stimulate the intellect and imagination by providing access to literature, information, nature and the arts. The library first opened its doors to the public in 1894 and is located in the heart of downtown Westerly, Rhode Island. The Library is open 65 hours each week, and the collection includes books, magazines, compact discs, DVDs and videos, all totaling more than 170,000 items. The Westerly Public Library is a great resource for the community -- it has something for everyone of every age.

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Financial

three stars

84.05

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
81.7%
  Administrative Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.73
  Program Expenses Growth -1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Westerly Public Library and Wilcox Park on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Westerly Public Library and Wilcox Park on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $275,704
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $43,917
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,055,454
Total Contributions $1,375,075
   Program Service Revenue $25,648
Total Primary Revenue $1,400,723
   Other Revenue $4,177,420
TOTAL REVENUE $5,578,143
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,209,308
   Administrative Expenses $438,121
   Fundraising Expenses $100,435
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,747,864
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,830,279
   
Net Assets $30,806,708

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Mission

The mission of the Westerly Library and Wilcox Park is to stimulate the intellect and imagination by providing access to literature, information, nature and the arts. The library first opened its doors to the public in 1894 and is located in the heart of downtown Westerly, Rhode Island. The Library is open 65 hours each week, and the collection includes books, magazines, compact discs, DVDs and videos, all totaling more than 170,000 items. The Westerly Public Library is a great resource for the community -- it has something for everyone of every age.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Westerly Public Library and Wilcox Park (RI) 86.29 three stars
Friends of the San Francisco Public Library (CA) 86.61 three stars
The Free Library of Philadelphia (PA) 86.21 three stars
Library Foundation of Los Angeles (CA) 90.15 four stars
Louisville Free Public Library Foundation (KY) 87.11 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Westerly Public Library and Wilcox Park
44 Broad Street
Westerly, RI 02891
tel: (401) 596-2877
EIN: 05-0259005

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Board Leadership

Robert Holland
President

CEO

Brigitte Hopkins
Executive Director