What’s a Library Worth?

Libraries are always looking forward, embracing new opportunities to better serve their communities of readers, students, lifelong learners, technology enthusiasts, and everyone in between. We have a lot of moving parts, but like the community we serve, New Lenox Library is so much more than the sum of them.

Some of our services are listed below. Which ones to do you use? Which ones should you try? Fill out the tables below to find out how much your library can save you per year by offering these services. Values are estimated.

Input Your Use Library Materials & Services Estimated Monetary Value of Your Use
You save an estimated $ per year.

Not saving enough? Do more at the New Lenox Library! Programs for all ages, technology help, homebound delivery and more.

This worksheet has been adapted from the Massachusetts Library Association and Chelmsford Library. How were the values calculated?