Library Value Calculator


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 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.

Input Your Use Library Services $ Value of Services

(downloadable audio books)

(free family admission)

like USA Today, New York Times, Consumer Reports, People

like WorldBook, HealthSource and Genealogy

If JavaScript is not supported, use the Excel spreadsheet below to calculate your
library’s value.


Additional information

How these figures were calculated

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