Sachem Public Library is governed by a Board consisting of 5 elected Trustees. Each Trustee serves a five-year term with one position coming up for election each year.
All Meetings are at 7:00pm except where noted.
(February 19th is President’s Day
School vacation week of the 19th)
|MAR||WED, 28 Annual Budget Hearing, Vote: Apr 10|
What would the services of your public library cost if you had to pay for them directly?
Use this simple calculator to estimate the value of your Library use.
Tip: Tab between entries and do not use commas.
Estimated or Average New York Values with Explanation
|Item:||Estimated Retail Value:||Values Explained|
|Book borrowed||$15.00||Estimated average discount cost of hardcover and paperback books|
|Audiobook borrowed||$15.00||Individual Audiobooks price at Audible.com|
|Movie borrowed||$4.00||Sample rental cost of DVD at national chain store|
|Music CD borrowed||$10.00||Estimated purchase cost of popular music CD|
|Magazine read||$3.00||Estimated purchase cost of popular magazine issue|
|Newspaper read||$0.50||Estimated purchase cost of newspaper issue|
|Interlibrary Loan request||$25.00||Average cost for loans in New York|
|Adult program or class attended||$10.00||Estimate|
|Teen program attended||$6.00||Estimate|
|Children's program attended||$6.00||Estimate|
|Meeting Room use per hour||$10.00||Estimate|
|Computer use per hour||$12.00||Sample hourly rate at copy center|
|Technical assistance||$40.00||Current hourly rate at Staples|
|Online Tool used||$20.00||Minimum cost for monthly access to sample online tool|
|Reference Question asked||$5.00||Estimated cost per question|