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. According to the Florida Department of State Division of Library & Information Services, for every tax dollar received, Florida public libraries provide $10.18 in value.
Use the table below to calculate the value of the services you receive from the Martin County Library System.
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.