Library Services Value Calculator

This table provides values for each of the items in the Library Use Value Calculator. These are estimated retail values and have been calculated using a variety of resources.

Books (Adult) Borrowed: $17.00 (Average Amazon.com Price)
Books (Teen) Borrowed: $12.00 (Average Amazon.com Price)
Books (Youth) Borrowed: $17.00 (Average Amazon.com Price)
Interlibrary Loans: $25.00 (Average Amazon.com Price & Shipping)
Magazines Borrowed: $5.00 (Average Purchase Price)
Newspapers Read: $1.43 (Cherokee Tribune Weekly Subscription Fee)

Audiobooks Borrowed: $14.95 (Average Audible.com Price)
eBooks Borrowed: $15.00 (Average Amazon.com / Barnes-&-Noble Price)
Movies Borrowed: $3.99 (Amazon Video 48-Hour Rental Price)
Music CDs Borrowed: $9.99 (Average iTunes Album Price)

Experience Passes  : $16.00 (Average Admission Fee)
Meeting Room Use (per Hour): $25.00 (Average Venue Rental Fee)
Movies Attended: $10.00 (Average All-Age Ticket Price)
Programs (Adult) Attended: $15.00 (Average Entertainment Program Admission Fee)
Programs (Teen) Attended: $12.00 (Average Entertainment Program Admission Fee)
Programs (Youth) Attended: $7.00 (Average Entertainment Program Admission Fee)

Computer Use (per Hour): $12.00 (FedEx Office Price)
Mango Languages Use (per Language): $79.00 (Rosetta Stone Individual Language Subscription Fee)
Online Database Use: $19.95 (Average Online Article Search Price)

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