Sanibel Public Library News Blog

Your Library Reimagined – May 2018 Update

Much of the current renovation work is behind the scenes—electrical and data cables, support beams, plumbing, and other infrastructure. Workers installed overhead ground wires for protection from electrical surges during lightning storms. Larger...

Library Closes due to Water Main Break

Tuesday, April 17 and Wednesday, April 18 due to Water Main Break The SPL will re-open after repairs are completed, and tests confirm water quality has met required standards. Please check the Library Website or call (239) 472-2483 before visiting. Library...

Your Library Reimagined – April 2018 Update

During this phase of Sanibel Public Library’s “Your Library Reimagined” project, the Library is open for normal 'season' hours. Popular services are available—like computers and printers available for patron use, a “New” book section, high speed...

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A few fun moments from the past few months at the Sanibel Public Library

Your Library Reimagined – March 2018 Update

During the current phase of Sanibel Public Library's “Your Library Reimagined” project, the Library is open for normal operating hours. Look for the interim “main” entrance and outdoor book drop on the west side of the Library. Popular services...

VR and 3-D Printing at SPL

Patrons (age ten and older) enjoyed taking a test drive with a virtual reality (VR) viewer on February 26 and 28. The “Under Sea Adventure: Blue Whale Encounter and Great Reef Migration,” is a five-minute long, award-winning VR experience that...

Library Reopens for Phase II – February 7, 2018 Update

As Sanibel Public Library enters Phase II of “Your Library Reimagined” project, the facility is open for normal operating hours. Look for the interim “main” entrance on the west side of the Library. Phase II includes popular and vital...

OPENING DELAYED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

OPENING DELAYED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Sanibel Public Library's opening for Phase II is delayed, due to various necessary permits and required inspections. Please check the Library Website at www.sanlib.org, or call before visiting. Items placed on hold will...

Your Library Reimagined Phase II – January 23, 2018 Update

Moving crews are relocating library materials and "the stacks" (shelves) into the "reimagined" space. Library staff is setting up the newly-remodeled space for patron services. Telephone and internet cable is being installed and tested. The...

Your Library Reimagined January 16, 2018 Update

Crews are building the elevator, and pouring concrete at the new entrance.  The Sanibel Fire Department and LCEC are working on site, inspecting the electrical and fire suppression systems. The first phase of Sanibel Public Library’s “Your...

Your Library Reimagined-December 2017 Update

Inside: Crews install new staircase, new electrical fixtures, fire suppression system, and drywall. On the exterior: Scaffolding is used to build the new elevator shaft and roofing material. New floor-to-ceiling windows installed near the expanded Reading Porch. The...

NEW service: stream movies on Kanopy

Your Sanibel Public Library card just got more valuable! The Library's eShelf now offers popular on-demand video streaming service Kanopy. Library card holders can access Kanopy to start streaming films on demand instantly by visiting www.sanlib.org/eshelf. Offering...