Value of Library Services Calculator

How much is Albany Public Library worth to you? Curious about how much the services the library provides each month would cost if you had to pay for them directly? To find out, just enter in the lefthand column the number of times you or your family use each service listed down the center. The estimated retail value of each service will be calculated on the right, and the total value of your library use is shown at the bottom of the worksheet*.

Tip: Tab between entries and do not use commas.

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*This online calculator was adapted from a form created by Brian Herzog of the Chelmsford Public Library. It was adapted from a downloadable spreadsheet [xls] created by the Massachusetts Library Association Legislative Committee and posted by a member, Greg Pronevitz of Northeast Massachusetts Regional Library System.

Last updated: September 12, 2014