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Boston Library Society

Organization summary

Type of Nonprofit

Designated as a Organizations for any of the following purposes: religious, educational, charitable, scientific, literary, testing for public safety, fostering national or international amateur sports competition (as long as it doesn’t provide athletic facilities or equipment), or the prevention of cruelty to children or animals.

Donations to this organization are tax deductible.

Summary charts: organization finances over time

Revenue
$33.3k (2022)

Expenses
$51.2k (2022)

Total Assets
$898k (2022)

Total Liabilities
$0 (2022)

Source: Form 990 tax filings from 2011 to 2022

Tax Filings by Year

Form 990 is an information return that most organizations claiming federal tax-exempt status must file yearly with the IRS. Nonprofit Explorer has IRS digitized Form 990 data for filings processed in 2012 and later. If this organization filed an amended return, it may not be reflected below. Duplicate download links may indicate a resubmission or amendment to this organization's original return. Form 990 data is from the IRS.

Fiscal Year Ending Sept.
2022

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$33,339
Expenses
$51,172
Net Income
-$17,833
Net Assets
$897,842
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $0
Program Services $0
Investment Income $23,016
69.0%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets $10,323
31.0%
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $0
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $0
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $897,842
Total Liabilities $0
Net Assets $897,842
Compensation
Key Employees and Officers Compensation Related Other
J Mark Enriquez (Treasurer) $0 $0 $0
Arthur B Page (Secretary) $0 $0 $0
Earl M Collier Jr (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Roger Haynes (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Clarissa C Hunnewell (Trustee (Until 3/28/22)) $0 $0 $0
Austin V Shapard (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Terrance P Mcguire (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Creelea Henderson Pangaro (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Amy Ryan (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Leah Rosovsky (Director) $0 $302,527 $17,324
Christopher Boudrot (Director Of Finance) $0 $141,512 $38,473

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Fiscal Year Ending Sept.
2021

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$27,023
Expenses
$49,958
Net Income
-$22,935
Net Assets
$1,165,604
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $0
Program Services $0
Investment Income $20,770
76.9%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets $6,253
23.1%
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $0
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $0
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $1,165,604
Total Liabilities $0
Net Assets $1,165,604
Compensation
Key Employees and Officers Compensation Related Other
J Mark Enriquez (Treasurer) $0 $0 $0
Arthur B Page (Secretary) $0 $0 $0
Earl M Collier Jr (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Roger Haynes (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Clarissa C Hunnewell (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Austin V Shapard (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Terrance P Mcguire (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Carolyn M Osteen (Trustee (Until 3/29/21)) $0 $0 $0
Creelea Henderson Pangaro (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
John S Reed (Trustee (Until 3/29/21)) $0 $0 $0
Gilbert M Roddy Jr (Trustee (Until 3/29/21)) $0 $0 $0
Susan B Weatherbie (Trustee (Until 3/29/21)) $0 $0 $0
Timothy W Diggins (Trustee (As Of 3/29/21)) $0 $0 $0
Amy Ryan (Trustee (Former Director)) $0 $99,146 $0
Leah Rosovsky (Director) $0 $183,642 $16,684
Christopher Boudrot (Director Of Finance) $0 $148,478 $39,129

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Fiscal Year Ending Sept.
2020

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$21,619
Expenses
$48,725
Net Income
-$27,106
Net Assets
$1,005,187
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $0
Program Services $0
Investment Income $21,619
100%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets $0
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $0
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $0
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $1,005,187
Total Liabilities $0
Net Assets $1,005,187
Compensation
Key Employees and Officers Compensation Related Other
J Mark Enriquez (Treasurer) $0 $0 $0
Arthur B Page (Secretary) $0 $0 $0
Earl M Collier Jr (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Roger Haynes (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Clarissa C Hunnewell (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
David P Ingram (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Terrance P Mcguire (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Carolyn M Osteen (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Creelea Henderson Pangaro (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
John S Reed (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Gilbert M Roddy Jr (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Susan B Weatherbie (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Amy Ryan (Trustee (Director Until 5/29/20)) $0 $57,905 $344
Christopher Boudrot (Director Of Finance) $0 $136,151 $38,284
Leah Rosovsky (Director (Began 5/18/20)) $0 $0 $0
Elizabeth E Barker (Former Director (Until 2/15/19)) $0 $243,128 $30,278

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Fiscal Year Ending Sept.
2019

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$27,695
Expenses
$46,995
Net Income
-$19,300
Net Assets
$966,279
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $0
Program Services $0
Investment Income $27,888
> 100%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets -$193
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $0
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $0
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $966,279
Total Liabilities $0
Net Assets $966,279
Compensation
Key Employees and Officers Compensation Related Other
Earl M Collier Jr (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
John Wigglesworth Everets (Trustee (Until 3/25/19)) $0 $0 $0
Thomas D Gill Jr (Trustee (Until 3/25/19)) $0 $0 $0
Roger Haynes (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Clarissa C Hunnewell (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
David P Ingram (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Terrance P Mcguire (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Carolyn M Osteen (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Creelea Henderson Pangaro (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
John S Reed (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Gilbert M Roddy Jr (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Susan B Weatherbie (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
J Mark Enriquez (Treasurer) $0 $0 $0
Arthur B Page (Secretary) $0 $0 $0
Amy Ryan (Director (Began 9/4/19)) $0 $0 $0
Christopher Boudrot (Director Of Finance) $0 $129,120 $37,337
Elizabeth E Barker (Director (Until 2/15/19)) $0 $235,443 $29,051

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Fiscal Year Ending Sept.
2018

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$20,796
Expenses
$45,645
Net Income
-$24,849
Net Assets
$980,759
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $0
Program Services $0
Investment Income $20,863
> 100%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets -$67
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $0
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $0
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $980,759
Total Liabilities $0
Net Assets $980,759
Compensation
Key Employees and Officers Compensation Related Other
Earl M Collier Jr (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Charles A Coolidge Iii (Trustee (Until 3/19/18)) $0 $0 $0
John Wigglesworth Everets (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Thomas D Gill Jr (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Carolyn M Osteen (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
James F Hunnewell Jr (Trustee (Until 3/19/18)) $0 $0 $0
Clarissa C Hunnewell (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
David P Ingram (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Creelea Henderson Pangaro (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Terrance P Mcguire (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
John S Reed (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Gilbert M Roddy Jr (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Susan B Weatherbie (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
J Mark Enriquez (Treasurer) $0 $0 $0
Arthur B Page (Secretary) $0 $0 $0
Elizabeth E Barker (Director) $0 $222,881 $28,568
Christopher Boudrot (Director Of Finance) $0 $117,899 $27,977

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Fiscal Year Ending Sept.
2017

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$571,860
Expenses
$45,423
Net Income
$526,437
Net Assets
$979,316
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $0
Program Services $0
Investment Income $10,006
1.7%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets $561,854
98.3%
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $0
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $0
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $979,887
Total Liabilities $571
Net Assets $979,316
Compensation
Key Employees and Officers Compensation Related Other
Susan B Weatherbie (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Charles A Coolidge Iii (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Gilbert M Roddy Jr (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Carolyn M Osteen (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
James F Hunnewell Jr (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Thomas D Gill Jr (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
John Wigglesworth Everets (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
John S Reed (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Creelea Henderson Pangaro (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Terrance P Mcguire (Tru Stee) $0 $0 $0
Clarissa C Hunnewell (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Elizabeth H Owens (Trustee (Until March 2017)) $0 $0 $0
Maisie Houghton (Trustee (Until March 2017)) $0 $0 $0
Katherine Haney Duffy (Trustee (Until March 2017)) $0 $0 $0
J Mark Enriquez (Treasurer) $0 $0 $0
David P Ingram (Secretary) $0 $0 $0
Elizabeth E Barker (Director) $0 $218,719 $24,679
Christopher Boudrot (Director Of Finance) $0 $61,130 $9,670

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Fiscal Year Ending Sept.
2016

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$22,363
Expenses
$44,503
Net Income
-$22,140
Net Assets
$938,067
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $0
Program Services $0
Investment Income $12,187
54.5%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets $10,176
45.5%
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $0
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $0
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $940,124
Total Liabilities $2,057
Net Assets $938,067
Compensation
Key Employees and Officers Compensation Related Other
Susan B Weatherbie (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Charles A Coolidge Iii (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Gilbert M Roddy Jr (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Carolyn M Osteen (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
James F Hunnewell Jr (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Thomas D Gill Jr (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
John Wigglesworth Everets (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Elizabeth H Owens (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Maisie Houghton (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Katherine Haney Duffy (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Alexander Altschuller (Trustee (Until 2/16)) $0 $0 $0
Edward B Baldini (Trustee (Until 2/16)) $0 $0 $0
J Bryan Hehir (Trustee (Until 2/16)) $0 $0 $0
Peter S Reed (President) $0 $0 $0
Deborah Hill Bornheimer (President (Until 2/16)) $0 $0 $0
J Mark Enriquez (Treasurer) $0 $0 $0
David P Ingram (Secretary) $0 $0 $0
Elizabeth E Barker (Director) $0 $211,003 $6,857
Christopher Boudrot (Director Of Finance) $0 $0 $0
Tanitia Sello (Director Of Finance (Until 3/16)) $0 $148,324 $9,295

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Fiscal Year Ending Sept.
2015

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$14,650
Expenses
$39,862
Net Income
-$25,212
Net Assets
$871,481
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $0
Program Services $0
Investment Income $11,318
77.3%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets $3,332
22.7%
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $0
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $0
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $873,430
Total Liabilities $1,949
Net Assets $871,481
Compensation
Key Employees and Officers Compensation Related Other
Deborah Hill Bornheimer (President) $0 $0 $0
Gilbert M Roddy Jr (Treasurer) $0 $0 $0
David P Ingram (Secretary) $0 $0 $0
Alexander Altschuller (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Edward B Baldini (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Charles A Coolidge Iii (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Katherine Haney Duffy (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
J Bryan Hehir (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
James F Hunnewell Jr (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Carolyn M Osteen (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Elizabeth H Owens (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
John S Reed (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Susan B Weatherbie (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Elizabeth E Barker (Director) $0 $46,489 $1,776
Tanitia Sello (Director Of Finance) $0 $0 $0
Hugh Mccall (Director Of Finance (Until 12/31/14)) $0 $154,179 $27,219
Paula Matthews (Former Director) $0 $154,968 $0

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Fiscal Year Ending Sept.
2014

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$15,187
Expenses
$33,362
Net Income
-$18,175
Net Assets
$824,619
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $0
Program Services $0
Investment Income $11,368
74.9%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets $3,819
25.1%
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $0
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $0
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $826,458
Total Liabilities $1,839
Net Assets $824,619
Compensation
Key Employees and Officers Compensation Related Other
Deborah Hill Bornheimer (President) $0 $0 $0
Gilbert M Roddy Jr (Treasurer) $0 $0 $0
Elizabeth H Owens (Secretary) $0 $0 $0
Alexander Altschuller (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Edward B Baldini (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
J Bryan Hehir (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Charles A Coolidge Iii (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
James F Hunnewell Jr (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Carolyn M Osteen (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Susan Weatherbie (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
David Ingram (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Katherine Haney Duffy (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Jack Gantos (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Clarissa C Hunnewell (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
John Wigglesworth Everets (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Maisie Houghton (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Terrance P Mcguire (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
John S Reed (Trustee) $0 $0 $0
Hugh Mccall (Director Of Finance) $0 $137,897 $26,830

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Fiscal Year Ending Sept.
2013

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$9,855
Expenses
$31,638
Net Income
-$21,783
Net Assets
$746,706
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $0
Program Services $0
Investment Income $10,546
> 100%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets -$691
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $0
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $0
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $747,789
Total Liabilities $1,083
Net Assets $746,706

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Fiscal Year Ending Sept.
2012

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$11,266
Expenses
$30,909
Net Income
-$19,643
Net Assets
$653,154
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $0
Program Services $0
Investment Income $11,173
99.2%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets $93
0.8%
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $0
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $0
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $654,086
Total Liabilities $932
Net Assets $653,154

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Fiscal Year Ending Sept.
2011

Extracted Financial Data

Extracted Financial Data from Form 990
Revenue
$14,292
Expenses
$3,343
Net Income
$10,949
Net Assets
$554,631
Notable Sources of Revenue Percent of Total Revenue
Contributions $0
Program Services $0
Investment Income $10,973
76.8%
Bond Proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental Property Income $0
Net Fundraising $0
Sales of Assets $3,319
23.2%
Net Inventory Sales $0
Other Revenue $0
Notable Expenses Percent of Total Expenses
Executive Compensation $0
Professional Fundraising Fees $0
Other Salaries and Wages $0
Assets/Debt
Total Assets $555,509
Total Liabilities $878
Net Assets $554,631

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Fiscal Year Ending Sept.
2010

No Extracted Financial Data

Extracted financial data is not available for the forms filed in this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

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Fiscal Year Ending Sept.
2009

No Extracted Financial Data

Extracted financial data is not available for the forms filed in this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

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Fiscal Year Ending Sept.
2008

No Extracted Financial Data

Extracted financial data is not available for the forms filed in this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

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Fiscal Year Ending Sept.
2007

No Extracted Financial Data

Extracted financial data is not available for the forms filed in this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

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Fiscal Year Ending Sept.
2006

No Extracted Financial Data

Extracted financial data is not available for the forms filed in this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

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Fiscal Year Ending Sept.
2005

No Extracted Financial Data

Extracted financial data is not available for the forms filed in this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

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Fiscal Year Ending Sept.
2004

No Extracted Financial Data

Extracted financial data is not available for the forms filed in this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

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Fiscal Year Ending Sept.
2003

No Extracted Financial Data

Extracted financial data is not available for the forms filed in this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

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Fiscal Year Ending Sept.
2002

No Extracted Financial Data

Extracted financial data is not available for the forms filed in this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

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Fiscal Year Ending Sept.
2001

No Extracted Financial Data

Extracted financial data is not available for the forms filed in this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

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