Library Service Value of Service Based On
Adult Books Borrowed $16.00 Amazon NYT top 15 bestsellers 2013
Young Adult Books Borrowed $9.00 Amazon NYT top 15 YA bestsellers 2013
Children Books Borrowed $9.00 Amazon top 17 children’s books 2013
Audiobooks Borrowed $10.00 $14.95 Audible.com monthly cost for 1 bk per month; $10.00 Amazon avg price for new releases fiction/nonfiction
Interlibrary Loan Requests $20.00 New releases : Fiction usually less than $20; NonFiction at or just above $20.
eBooks Downloaded $10.00 B&N best sellers avg $10 / Amazon bestsellers avg $10
Magazines Read $5.00 Estimated price per issue
Newspapers Read $13.99 Tribstar – print and digital access monthly cost
DVDs Borrowed $5.00 $7.99 Unlimited download Netflix; $7.99 more 1 disc-at-a time Netflix; Redbox $1.20
CDs Borrowed $10.00 Itunes album avg from $7.99 to $14.99 ; Amazon CD for new releases around $10
Meeting Room Use (per hour) $250.00 Estimated value from ISL: Public Library Statistics
Adult Programs Attended $5.00 Estimated value from ISL: Public Library Statistics
Young Adult Programs Attended $4.00 Estimated value from ISL: Public Library Statistics
Children's Programs Attended $4.00 Estimated value from ISL: Public Library Statistics
Computer Use (per hour) $12.00 Estimated value
Database Searches $0.50 Estimated value from ISL: Public Library Statistics
Reference Assistance $10.00 Estimated value from ISL: Public Library Statistics