Public Library
Library Savings Calculator

How much would you have to pay for the services your library provides for free?

  • 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.
  • Optional: send us your total along with your comments about the library.

Use Service (per month) Cost
  Adult Books Borrowed     $
  Childrens/Young Adult Books Borrowed     $
  Movies Borrowed     $
  Interlibrary Loan Items Borrowed     $
  Children’s Programs Attended     $
  Hours of Computer Use     $
  Reference Questions Asked     $

This worksheet was adapted from a spreadsheet provided by the Massachusetts Library Association.