The Value of
Your Library

Library Use Value Calculator
Calculate the Value of YOUR Library Use!

How much money do you save by using library services?  Calculate what your out-of-pocket costs would be:


Enter in the left-hand column the number of times each month you or your family use each service.  Estimated retail value of each service (if purchased) will be calculated on the right.


The value of your library use is shown at the bottom of the worksheet.

Input Your
Library Services Value of
Books Borrowed $
Magazines Browsed & Borrowed $
Newspapers Browsed $
Movies Borrowed $
Audio Books Borrowed $
Music CDs Borrowed $

Interlibrary Loan $
Meeting Room Use per Hour $
Adult Programs Attended $
Children's Programs Attended $

Hours of Computer Use (i.e. Internet, MS Word, etc.) $
TexShare or Other Database Searching $
Reference Questions Asked $