Library Value Calculator


What is your library worth to you?
How much would you pay out-of-pocket for your library services?

- Enter in the left hand column the number of times per month you or your family use each service.
- Estimated retail value of each service (if purchased) will be calculated on the right.
- Tab between entries and do not use commas.
- The total value of your library use button will appear at the bottom of the worksheet


Input Your
Library Services Value of Services
Adult Books Borrowed $
Childrens/Young Adult Books Borrowed $
Magazines Borrowed $
Newspapers Browsed $
Movies Borrowed $
Audio Books Borrowed $
CDs Borrowed $
Museum Passes Borrowed $

Magazine Use in Library $
Interlibrary Loan $
Meeting Room Use per Hour $
Auditorium Use per Hour $
Adult Programs Attended $
Children's Programs Attended $

Hours of Computer Use
  (i.e. Internet, MS Word, etc.)
Online Magazine or Newspaper Article $
Months of Use for Other Database Searching $
Reference Questions Asked $


This Value of Library Service Calculator was developed by the Massachusetts Library Association.
How these values were calculated.





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Updated on 09/01/2015 09:10 AM
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