Library Use Calculator

What is your library worth to you?

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.

Input Your Use Library Services Value of Services


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If JavaScript is not supported, use the Excel spreadsheet to calculate your library’s value.


About the Library Value Calculator

The calculator worksheet has been adapted from original downloadable spreadsheet by the Massachusetts Library Association and then adapted for the web by Chelmsford Public Library.

If you cannot use the table on the left, then download the Library Calculator spreadsheet.  This spreadsheet requires either Microsoft Excel or the Excel Viewer.

More information

NOEL WIEN PUBLIC LIBRARY: 1215 Cowles St, Fairbanks, AK 99701. (907) 459-1020.
Monday-Wednesday: 10AM-9PM. Thursday - Friday: 10AM-6PM. Saturday: 10AM-5PM. Sunday: CLOSED.

NORTH POLE BRANCH LIBRARY: 656 NPHS Boulevard, North Pole, AK 99705. (907) 488-6101.
Tuesday: 11AM-9PM. Wednesday-Friday: 11AM-6:00PM. Saturday: 11AM-5PM. [Closed on Sundays & Mondays.]

BOOKMOBILE, HOMEBOUND, & OUTREACH SERVICES: (907) 459-1031. bookmobile@fnsb.us

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