Library Use Value Calculator

How much would you pay out of pocket for library services?

Have you checked out books or movies this year? Attended a free program? Read the newspaper? Count up how many times you've used the library and compare it with our library value estimates below.

Library Service Value of Service Based On
Adult Books Borrowed $17.00 average price
Young Adult Books Borrowed $12.00 average price
Children's Books Borrowed $17.00 average price
Movies Borrowed $4.00 Estimated Netflix average
Audiobooks borrowed/downloaded $9.95 download average 
Music CD's borrowed $9.95 iTunes download album average
eBooks downloaded $15.00 Estimated B&N/Amazon average
Magazines borrowed/downloaded $5.00 Estimated purchase price average
Newspapers Read $9.50 New York Times Subscription
Interlibrary Loan Requests $25.00 average plus shipping
Adult Programs Attended $15.00 Entertainment/program admission fee
Young Adult Programs Attended  $12.00 Entertainment admission fee per youth
Children's Programs Attended $7.00 Entertainment admission fee per child
Meeting Room Use (per hour) $25.00 Estimated Value
Computer Use (per hour) $18.00 FedEx/Kinko's price
Database Searches $19.95 Average Cost for online article search
Reference Assistance $7.00 Average library cost
Locations Marker

Tillamook County Library Branches


571 Laneda
Manzanita, OR

Rockaway Beach

120 N Coral
Rockaway Beach, OR


City Hall
Garibaldi, OR

Bay City

Community Hall
Bay City, OR


1716 Third Street
Tillamook, OR

South Tillamook County

6200 Camp Street
Pacific City, OR


1716 Third Street
Tillamook, OR
503.842.4792 ext. 1710

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