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Winnipeg Public Library

Values and Explanation for Library Use Calculator

This chart provides the background for the estimated retail values. Some of the values are estimates and/or averages that reflect 2013 costs.

A list of estimated or average values with explanation

Item

Estimated
Retail Value

Values Explained

Adult Hardcover Book

$30.00

Average cost of an adult book

Adult Paperback Book

$11.00

Average cost of an adult mass market paperback

Children's & Young Adult Hardcover Book

$20.00

Average cost of a children's or young adult book

Children's & Young Adult Paperback Book

$8.00

Average cost of an children's or young adult paperback

DVD

$18.00

Average cost of a popular DVD less fee

Music CD

$15.00

Average cost of a music CD

Newspaper

$1.00

Average cost of a popular newspaper issue

Magazine

$5.00

Average cost to purchase a popular magazine issue

eMagazine

$5.00

Average cost to purchase a popular magazine issue

Audio Books

$40.00

Average cost to purchase an audio book

Theatre+ Pass

$40.00

Average cost to purchase a live theatre ticket

WiFi Internet Use per hour

$2.50

Average cost to use a WiFi hotspot per hour

Computer Use, e.g., Internet and Microsoft Office per hour

$0.50

Average cost to purchase a desktop computer, monitor, high speed Internet access, MS Office and an Anti-virus software subscription. The daily use is estimated at 8 hours/day

eBook/eAudiobook downloaded

$25.00

Average cost per eBook or eAudiobook

Information Questions

$15.00

Estimated cost per question


Last update: January 19, 2016