What is the value of your Westbury Public Library card?
Use the calculator below by entering the number of items or services you and/or your family use per month. Some boxes may remain empty.
You can also see how these values were calculated.
How these values were calculated
|Books borrowed||$20.00||Average discount cost of hardcover books|
|Magazines borrowed||$3.00||Estimated purchase of popular magazine (one issue)|
|Newspapers read in library||$.75||Estimated purchase of one issue|
|Movies borrowed||$4.00||Sample movie rental of DVD at national chain store|
|Music CDs borrowed||$16.00||Average cost of a popular music CD|
|Audiobooks borrowed||$30.00||Average cost of purchase|
|Interlibrary loans||$35.00||Staff time and delivery charge for an in state request|
|Reference questions asked||$5.00||Estimated cost per question|
|Hours of computer use||$12.00||Average hourly rate at a copy center|
|Use of online research databases||$20.00||Minimum cost for monthly access to online tool|
|Adult programs attended||$10.00||Average cost per person for speaker, room use and staff time|
|Teen programs attended||$10.00||Average cost per person for presenter, room use and staff time|
|Children's programs attended||$10.00||Average cost per person for presenter, room use and staff time|
|Meeting room rental||$100.00||Average rental for two hours|