Library Use Value Calculator

Updated figures, Dec 2009

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.
  • Total value of your library use is shown at the bottom of the worksheet.
  • Tip: Tab between entries and do not use commas.

Value of Library Services

Input Your
Use
Library Services Value of
Services
(i.e. Internet, MS Word, etc.)

 

The calculator worksheet has been adapted from the downloadable spreadsheet, originally provided by the Massachusetts Library Association and then adapted for the web by Chelmsford Public Library. Maine State Library added extra accessibility coding and reformatting for ease of reading online. . [Use of the calculator graphic is restricted since MSL has permission only for their site.]

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