Explanation of Values

Library Service Value of Service Based On
Adult Books Borrowed $17.00 Average Amazon.com price
Young Adult Books Borrowed $12.00 Average Amazon.com price
Children Books Borrowed $17.00 Average Amazon.com price
Audiobooks Borrowed $10.00 Average Audible.com price
Interlibrary Loan Requests $25.00 Average Amazon.com price plus shipping
eBooks Downloaded $15.00 Average B&N, Amazon, iTunes, and Google Play price
Movies Borrowed $4.00 Average digital movie rental cost: iTunes, Xbox Video, Google Play, etc.
CDs Borrowed $10.00 Average iTunes album price
Meeting Room Use (per hour) $25.00 Average value based on local Communtiy Building rental fees.
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 youth
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 professional article search
Reference Assistance $7.00 Average cost to the library 



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