Library Use Value Calculator

For every $1.00 in taxes you spend on the Bryan+College Station Public Library, how much do you receive in return?


Individual Return on Investment Calculator

Please enter the number of times you use the following library services each month:

Your UseLibrary ServicesValue of Services
Value you receive monthly from your library: $
For every $1.00 in taxes you spend on your library, you receive $ of value in return*

Where did these numbers come from?
Local taxpayer contributions were determined using the Bryan College Station Public Library System’s FY 2010 accreditation report data. This data may be viewed at

The Library Use Value Calculator was developed by the State Library of Maine. For more information on the calculator, see their explanation.

*Your personal return on investment is based on your responses and the typical annual tax contribution for the library . You see a returned value of $ for every one dollar invested.

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