Library Use Value Calculator

How much is the San Benito County Free Library worth to you? Try using this calculator to see how much it would cost if you had to pay 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.
Value of Library Services
Input Your Use Library Services Value of Services

Calculator originally provided by the Massachusetts Library Association and then adapted for the web by Chelmsford Public Library. Maine State Library added extra accessibility coding and reformatting for ease of reading online. Values edited to reflect the Mountain View Public Library.


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