Sanibel Public Library News Blog

Help Your Library Win! eBook Contest

Sanibel Public Library is on a mission: Get more people to try digital reading! While the Library has offered eBooks, digital audiobooks, and streaming video to the community via OverDrive and Hoopla for many years, people are still surprised to learn their library...

Your Library Reimagined-November 2017 Update

The interior design palette of the YLR project is inspired by the natural surroundings of the island. The flooring materials incorporate layers of varying blues at the shoreline as well as textures representing water transitioning to the tonal sand and shells along...

Summer Reading – Builds A Better World

Babies to Teens: Reading for Others More than 200 kids from age zero to 18 were enrolled in the 2017 Sanibel Public Library’s Summer Reading Program (SRP). As in years past, kids read to earn books for their home library and for children at Golisano Children’s...

Your Library Reimagined-October 9, 2017

Space for larger windows is being prepared near the Reading Lanai and Meeting Rooms 1 -3. The elevator shaft, data cables, electrical, and other utilities are being installed. The other part of the Library is open -  providing space to use computers, find books,...

Mango Languages

A fun-infused way to learn a new language! Mango prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in over 70 world languages, including English. If you need help downloading eBooks or using Mango, call the Library to schedule...

Your Library Reimagined-September 2017

After a brief pause due to Hurricane Irma, the project is back on schedule. Electrical, duct work, cable, and other utilities are being installed. Areas formerly used for Tech and Meeting Rooms 1-3, as well as the parking garage, are closed to the public. The other...

Update: Your Library Reimagined-August 25

Drywall, duct work, and other utilities are being installed. Crews are digging a new elevator pit outside. Areas formerly used for Tech and periodicals, as well as the parking garage, are closed to the public. The other part of the Library is open -  providing space...

Access A World of News from Home – NewsBank

NewsBank—a service where patrons have online access to 1000s of new sources Sanibel Public Library offers the NewsBank service to all cardholders. With NewsBank you can search a single newspaper, a select group of sources, or the entire collection. Online access to...

Update: Your Library Reimagined-July 28

 Areas formerly used for Tech and periodicals, as well as the parking garage are closed to the public. New plumbing, AC ductwork, and other utilities are being installed. The other part of the Library is open -  providing space to read, find books, DVDs, and magazines...

Meet Libby! New from OverDrive

Libby is designed to make borrowing and enjoying eBooks and audiobooks easier than ever, through: • Intuitive navigation • A streamlined first-time user experience • A simplified borrowing and downloading process • One unified bookshelf that automatically displays all...

July 2017 Update: Your Library Reimagined

July 13 Update: Areas formerly used for Tech, Periodicals, and Meeting Rooms 1-3 are under construction. The other part of the Library is open to the public -  providing space to read, do research, find books, DVDs, and magazines to borrow. Bookdrop is located outside...