Explanation of Values

How we calculated this information

Explanation of Values

Library Service

Value of Service

Based On

Adult Books Borrowed

$17.00 Average cost on Amazon.com
Young Adult Books Borrowed

$12.00 Average cost on Amazon.com
Children's Books Borrowed

$17.00 Average cost on Amazon.com
Audio Books Borrowed

$25.00 Average cost on Amazon.com
eBooks Downloaded

$6.00 Average cost on Amazon.com
Audio Books Downloaded

$15.00 Cost of monthly Audible.com subscription
Magazines Read or Borrowed

$5.00 Estimated purchase price per issue
Newspapers read

$2.00 Estimated purchase price per issue
Movies Borrowed

$4.00 Average cost of movie rental on Amazon.com
CDs Borrowed

$10.00 Estimated purchase price
Adult Programs Attended

$15.00 Entertainment/program admission fee - estimated average per adult
Young Adult Programs Attended

$12.00 Entertainment/program admission fee - estimated average per teen
Children's Programs Attended

$7.00 Entertainment/program admission fee - estimated average per child
Computer Use (per hour)

$12.00 FedEx/Kinkos price
Database Searches

$20.00 Average cost for online article search
Information Assistance (per question)

$7.00 Average library cost