Library Return on Investment Calculator

Libraries provide essential services through their focus on learning and skill building. Libraries are also an economic benefit to communities with their connection to job creation, income and wage increases. With an average tax bill of $1,299.30 (excluding Municipal Service Taxing Units (MSTU)) $25.99 goes to Library services. Of that, $20.79 is for expert staff and $5.20 is for collections and equipment.

Use the table below to calculate the value of the services you receive from the Martin County Library System.

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Total value of your library use

Martin County Library System would like to thank the State Library & Archives of Florida for adapting the calculator for Florida use.

This calculator worksheet has been adapted from a spreadsheet originally provided by the Massachusetts Library Association and then adapted for the web by Chelmsford Public Library.

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