Maine residents will have the chance to support public libraries by checking a box on their 2012 income tax returns. Read more here
The Maine State Library will administer the fund--which must reach $10,000 in its first year in order to remain viable. All funds will be redistributed to local public libraries.
Hawaii is the only other state in the union to include a library check-off in its income tax returns.
MAM members are encouraged to support this new initiative when filing their income tax returns!