Friends of the Cheboygan Area Public Library

Value of Library Services
Input Your
Library Services Value of

How much would you pay out-of-pocket 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 (if purchased) 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.

The calculator worksheet has been adapted from a downloadable spreadsheet, 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.

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Please feel free to link to this calculator for patrons where ever your library is or use yourself with acknowledgement.


We'd love to hear what value you arrived at!