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Use the handy calculator below to see how much the Los Banos Library saves you every year. It's surprising!



The friends of the Los Banos Library maintains an online bookstore. We currently have some great books and CD's.  Please stop by and check out our selection!   
Click here to visit our online book store


Wee Wigglers 
Thursdays (Weekly) 10am-11am, at the Los Banos Library. Stories, Songs and Rhymes for Preschoolers and their families. They'll have a Wiggling Good Time! Wee Wigglers' is organized and promoted by the Los Banos Rotary Club as one of its literacy promotion efforts. FREE!

Para Los Niños
Saturdays (Weekly) 10am-11am. at the Los Banos Library. Bi-lingual Stories, Songs and Rhymes for Preschoolers and their familias. Para los Ninos is organized and promoted by the Ceasar Chavez Committee. FREE!

Para Los Niños Los Sábados (Semanales) de 10 a 11 horas-en la Biblioteca de Los Banos, 1312 7th Street. Bilingüe de cuentos, canciones y rimas para niños en edad preescolar y sus Familias. Para los niños es organizado y promovido por el Comité César Chávez. GRATIS!  


Value Calculator
Your Yearly Benefit:
  • Libraries provide a valuable community resource.

    To find out how much value you receive from your library, complete the following survey... you may be surprised!

  • How often do you visit the library?

    • weekly
    • bi-weekly
    • monthly
  • How many of each item/service do you typically use?

Hardcover Books $24.95 $0
Softcover Books $12.95 $0
Videos $3.95 $0
Music CD $13.95 $0
Audiobook $29.95 $0
E-book Downloads $12.95 $0
Audiobook Downloads $14.95 $0
Computer Use (hours) $2.95 $0
Programs/Classes $19.95 $0
Museum Pass $31.85 $0
Newspaper/Magazine $4.95 $0

The values in the calculator were determined by the estimated cost of obtaining each of the items without the use of the library.

Hardcover Books
Purchase cost of a new hardcover book
Softcover Books
Purchase cost of a new softcover book
Rental cost of a DVD
Music CD
Purchase cost of a music CD
Purchase cost of an CD audiobook
Ebook Download
Purchase cost of an ebook
Audiobook Download
Purchase cost of an audiobook
Computer Use
Cost of hourly computer usage at a business center
Cost of outside classes
Museum Pass
Cost of two adult ($11.95) and one child ($7.95) admission tickets to a museum
Purchase cost of a magazine or 1 week of a newspaper subscription

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