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Value Calculator

Have you ever wondered how much money you actually save using the library? Enter in the "Input your Use" column the number of times you or your family use each service. The estimated retail value of each service will be calculated in the "Value of Your Use" column, and the total value of your library use is shown at the bottom of the worksheet.

Input Your Use Library Service Value
Adult Book Borrowed

Average cost to purchase a book

$ 0.00
Adult Program Attended

Average entertainment/program admission cost per adult

$ 0.00
Audiobook Borrowed

 Average cost to purchase a book on CD

$ 0.00
Children's Book Borrowed $ 0.00
Children's Program Attended

Average entertainment/program admission cost per child

$ 0.00
Computer Class

Average cost for computer class fee

$ 0.00
Database Search

Average cost of online database article

$ 0.00
eBook Downloaded

Average cost to download an eBook

$ 0.00
Homebound Service

Average cost of book including shipping

$ 0.00
Interlibrary Loan Request

Average cost to purchase and ship item

$ 0.00
Internet/Wireless Access (per month)

Average cost of monthly access (Comcast, Cox)

$ 0.00
Magazine Borrowed and Read

Average cost of a magazine subscription

$ 0.00
Meeting Room Use (per hour)

Estimated cost to rent meeting space

$ 0.00
Movie Borrowed (rather than purchased)

Average cost to purchase a movie

$ 0.00
Movie Borrowed (rather than rented)

Average cost to rent a movie

$ 0.00
Museum Pass Borrowed

Average cost of museum admission for family without pass

$ 0.00
Music CD Borrowed

Average cost to purchase a music CD

$ 0.00
Newspaper Read

Newspaper Read

$ 0.00
Reference Assistance / Transaction

Average cost to provide Reference assistance

$ 0.00
Teen Book Borrowed

Average cost to purchase a teen book

$ 0.00
Teen Program Attended

Average entertainment/program admission cost per teen

$ 0.00
Total Monthly Value of Library Services $ 0.00
Total Annual Value of Library Services $ 0.00