What is your Public 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 use each service.
  • Estimated retail value of each service will be calculated on the right.
  • Total value of your library use is shown at the bottom of the worksheet.
Input Your
Library Services Value of
Adult Books Borrowed
Teen Books Borrowed
Youth Books Borrowed
E-books Borrowed
Newspaper Read
Music CDs Borrowed
Magazines Borrowed
Movies Borrowed
Books on Tape Borrowed
Experience Passes (Adult)
Movies Attended
Magazine Use in Library
Interlibrary Loan
Meeting Room Use per Hour
Adult Programs Attended
Youth Programs Attended
Teen Programs Attended
Mango Languages Use (per Language):
Hours of Computer Use
Online Database Use
Reference Questions Asked
Explanation of Values for Library Use Value Calculator