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How valuable is your local library? Use this handy Library Value Calculator.

Value of Your Library Use

Input Your Use Library Materials & Services Value of Your Use
Adult books borrowed $
YA books borrowed $
Children’s books borrowed $
Audio books borrowed $
Movies borrowed $
Music borrowed $
Video games borrowed $
Interlibrary Loan (ILLO) borrowed $
eBooks downloaded $
Audio books downloaded $
Magazines read in the library $
Newspapers read in the library $
Adult programs attended $
YA programs attended $
Children’s programs attended $
Computer use (per hour) $
WiFi (per day) $
Online database searches
(Consumer Reports, Ancestry)
Reference & technical assistance $
Genealogy research $

This worksheet has been adapted from the Massachusetts Library Association and then adapted for the web by Chelmsford Public Library. Prices have been calculated based on purchasing experience at Bracebridge Public Library.

This value calculator is provided by the financial assistance of the Friends of the Bracebridge Public Library.