Library ServiceValue of ServiceBased On
Adult Books Borrowed$16.00Amazon NYT top 15 bestsellers 2013
Young Adult Books Borrowed$9.00Amazon NYT top 15 YA bestsellers 2013
Children Books Borrowed$9.00Amazon 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$20.00New releases : Fiction usually less than $20; NonFiction at or just above $20.
eBooks Downloaded$10.00B&N best sellers avg $10 / Amazon bestsellers avg $10
Magazines Read$5.00Estimated price per issue
Newspapers Read$13.99Tribstar – 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$10.00Itunes album avg from $7.99 to $14.99 ; Amazon CD for new releases around $10
Meeting Room Use (per hour)$250.00Estimated value from ISL: Public Library Statistics
Adult Programs Attended$5.00Estimated value from ISL: Public Library Statistics
Young Adult Programs Attended$4.00Estimated value from ISL: Public Library Statistics
Children's Programs Attended$4.00Estimated value from ISL: Public Library Statistics
Computer Use (per hour)$12.00Estimated value
Database Searches$0.50Estimated value from ISL: Public Library Statistics
Reference Assistance$10.00Estimated value from ISL: Public Library Statistics