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Welcome to Live Oak Public Libraries

Live Oak Public Libraries is a system of 16 library locations serving a 3-county region in southeast Georgia.

This past year, the Library hosted more than 493,300 visitors, checked out over 939,600 items, answered in excess of 214,600 questions, registered more than 555,400 computer sessions, and presented programs to nearly 23,000 patrons in Chatham, Effingham, and Liberty Counties.


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Value of Library Services

What is your library worth to you?

How much would you pay out-of-pocket for library services?

  • Enter in the left hand column the number of times per month you or your family use each service.
  • Tip: Tab between entries and do not use commas.
  • Estimated retail value of each service (if purchased) will be calculated on the right.
  • Total value of your library use is shown at the bottom of the worksheet.


Input Your Use Library Services Value of Services
Books Borrowed
Magazines Borrowed
Videos Borrowed
Audiobooks Borrowed
Park Passes Borrowed
Magazine Use in Library
Interlibrary Loan
Meeting Room Use per Hour
Auditorium Use per Hour
Adult Programs Attended
Children's Programs Attended
Hours of Computer Use
Database Use
Reference Questions Asked


This calculator has been adapted from the one originally provided by the Massachusetts Library Association.