Library Service

Value of Service

Based On

Adult Books Borrowed

$25.00

Amazon.ca average price adjusted for Mass Market

Young Adult Books Borrowed

$17.00

Amazon.ca average price

Children Books Borrowed

$19.00

Amazon.ca average price

Audiobooks Borrowed

$9.95

Audible.com download average

Interlibrary Loan Requests

$33.00

Amazon.ca average price plus shipping

eBooks Downloaded

$17.00

Estimated Amazon average

Magazines Read

$5.00

Estimated purchase price average

Newspapers Read

$7.99

Globe & Mail monthly subscription

Movies Borrowed

$9.99

Estimated Netflix monthly subscription

CDs Borrowed

$9.95

Spotify monthly subscription

Adult Programs Attended

$17.00

Entertainment/program admission fee - estimated average per adult

Young Adult Programs Attended

$15.00

Entertainment/program admission fee - estimated average per youth

Children's Programs Attended

$10.00

Entertainment/program admission fee - estimated average per child

Tri Passes Borrowed

$26.00

Tri Leisure family pass

Computer Use (per hour)

$18.00

Staples price ($0.30/minute)

Kits Borrowed

$19.95

Average cost for materials

Reference Assistance

$7.00

Average library staff cost based on 15 minutes