Library Value Calculator

Library Value Calculator

How much would you have to pay for the services your library provides for free?

Enter in the left hand column the number of times [left click in the box to enter value] per month you or your family use each service.

Estimated retail value of each service will be calculated on the right. To reset the calculator: refresh your browser.

Use Service (per month) Cost
  Adult Books Borrowed $
  Childrens/Young Adult Books Borrowed $
  DVDs Borrowed [represents rental cost] $
  Audio Books Borrowed $
  CDs Borrowed $
  Magazines Borrowed $
  Magazine Use in Library $
  Electronic Books Borrowed $
  Electronic Audio Books Borrowed $
  Hours of Computer Use $
  Newspapers Browsed $
  Interlibrary Loan Items Borrowed $
  Reference Books Used in Library $

This worksheet provided by the Massachusetts Library Association.