Many aspects of Salt Lake City Public Library services are governed by library policies, which are approved by the Library Board of Directors.
The Salt Lake City Public Library is primarily funded by Salt Lake City property taxes. The Library's budget is passed annually by the Salt Lake City Council. The current budget, including information on library services and strategic plan, can be downloaded below:
The financial statements of the Salt Lake City Public Library are audited on an annual basis by an independent auditor. This is done to ensure the preparation and fair presentation of financial statements that are free from material misstatement. The most recent competed audit can be viewed and downloaded below: