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Library value calculator

Use the sliders to approximate the number of times each month (or each year) that you or your family use each service. A running total will be kept at the top of the page. The estimated value of the services will appear on the right. Please note that these are estimates; individual items will vary in price.

$0.00
Library materials & services
Drag the sliders to indicate your estimated use of library materials & services
Audiobooks Borrowed
0-500
$
eBooks Downloaded
0-500
$
Movies Borrowed
0-500
$
Music Downloads (per song)
0-500
$
Music Album CDs Borrowed
0-500
$
Librarian Assistance
0-500
$
Database Search
0-500
$
Public Computer Internet Use
0-500
$
Public Computer General Use
0-500
$
Copying and Printing
0-1000
$
Adult Printed Books Borrowed
0-500
$
Teen Printed Books Borrowed
0-500
$
Children's Printed Books Borrowed
0-500
$
Children's Library Event
0-500
$
Teen Library Event
0-500
$
Adult Regular Library Event
0-500
$
Library Special Event
0-12
$
This worksheet has been adapted for Sno-Isle Libraries from the Massachusetts Library Association and Chelmsford Library.

How the values were calculated.
It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people,
that books were not natural wonders, coming up of themselves like grass.
- Eudora Welty