How much does the library save you?

Thousands of central Albertans head to the library every day to borrow books, music, and movies, to read newspapers, use computers, learn English, participate in programs, or get answers to their questions. Many use the library from home, taking advantage of resources like Mango Languages and PressDisplay online newspapers. These services and more are available with a library card, which costs central Albertans on average just over a $1.00 a month.

So how much money does your library save you and your family each month? Use our calculator to find out. Just enter your monthly uses for each offering to see your savings grow.


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This worksheet has been adapted from the Massachusetts Library Association and Chelmsford Library. How the values were calculated.