Library Use 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 Usage
Library Services
Value of Services
Books Borrowed
$
Newspapers Read (Daily A, Oregonian)
$
Magazines Borrowed
$
Movies Borrowed
$
Audio Books Borrowed
$
Library2Go Downloads
$
Meeting Room Use per Hour
$
Participants in Children's Programs
$
Participants in Adult/Young Adult and Teen Programs
$
Hours of Computer Use
(Public computers)
$
WIFI uses
$
Library Website
$
Use of Database Searching like Gale, Freegal, Mango
$
Reference Questions Asked
$
Newspaper Archives (microfilm reader/Astoria newspapers)
$
 
TOTAL VALUE
$