Public libraries, as well as academic and school libraries, provide value, support and stability to their communities. Below please find calculators for return on investment and inflation's impact on your funding as well as impact and value studies and reports from national, state and local groups. These materials may help you define the financial support and community development you bring to your community.
- Return on Investment for Public Libraries
Library Research Service compilation of individual library reports, related calculators and articles.
- Library Value Calculator
A calculator that allows a patron to select the resources they typically use at their library to see the full value of their library services.