Sanibel Public Library News Blog

WWII 1945: History Programs with Duane E. Shaffer

WWII 1945: History Programs with Duane E. Shaffer

Duane E. Shaffer of Sanibel Public Library will present in-person History Programs in 2023. Locals and visitors are welcome to attend these programs at the SPL. No registration required: WWII 1945 - Operation Bodenplatte: Last Hope of the Luftwaffe10 AM Wednesday,...

Virtual Author Talks: November & December

Virtual Author Talks: November & December

With support from the Sanibel Public Library Foundation, the SPL has launched a series of virtual author talks; a range of talks from bestselling authors and thought leaders. Register for online author talks this fall! Each webinar will include the opportunity for you...

Virtual Author Talks – October 2022

Virtual Author Talks – October 2022

With support from the Sanibel Public Library Foundation, the SPL has launched a series of virtual author talks; a range of talks from bestselling authors and thought leaders. Register for online author talks this fall! Each webinar will include the opportunity for you...

Oceans of Possibilities of Fun with Summer Reading Program

Oceans of Possibilities of Fun with Summer Reading Program

Every summer, the Sanibel Public Library (SPL) hosts an exciting reading program for families, and 2022 was no exception. During the summers, children read for others, and “earned” books based on the hours they read and from completing challenges. The great thing...

September Virtual Author Talks

September Virtual Author Talks

With support from the Sanibel Public Library Foundation, the SPL has launched a series of virtual author talks; a range of talks from bestselling authors and thought leaders. Register for online author talks this fall! Each webinar will include the opportunity for you...

Dive into Oceans of Possibilities with the Summer Reading Program

Dive into Oceans of Possibilities with the Summer Reading Program

Families are invited to register children (ages baby through incoming 12th grade) for the Summer Reading Program online with Beanstack at www.sanlib.org/children. In-person programs for elementary-aged programs are planned for Tuesday afternoons, with storytimes for...

Book Bingo this Summer at Sanibel Public Library

Book Bingo this Summer at Sanibel Public Library

Sanibel Public Library has kicked off summer Book Bingo—a self-directed reading challenge for adults, with opportunities for prizes. Each square represents a different category chosen by Library staff. Participants will fill appropriate squares as they read books...

Virtual Author Talks this Summer: Sanibel Public Library Webinars

Virtual Author Talks this Summer: Sanibel Public Library Webinars

With support from the Sanibel Public Library Foundation, the SPL has launched a series of virtual author talks this summer; a range of talks from bestselling authors and thought leaders. Register for online author talks this summer! Each webinar will include the...

Your Library Card is a Pass to Adventure at Florida State Parks!

Your Library Card is a Pass to Adventure at Florida State Parks!

Your Library card is going to be one of the most powerful tools in your summer of FUN tool box! Did you know you can enter into almost every Florida State Park this summer using your public library card? Sanibel Public Library is circulating two Real Florida Reader...

Sanibel Public Library: 60 Years of Serving the Community

Sanibel Public Library: 60 Years of Serving the Community

Since 1955 Sanibelites worked toward having a public library. Locals volunteered their time and raised funds to create a library on the island. Volunteers have been a mainstay throughout its history, and are an integral part today. The first official meeting was on...

2022 Summer Reading Kickoff on May 28

2022 Summer Reading Kickoff on May 28

The Summer Reading Program Kick-off Party is BACK! Stop by on Saturday, May 28 from 10 a.m. until noon for games, snacks, and raffles, plus the ever-popular Guess How Many (candies in a jar). During the party, families can sign up children (ages baby through incoming...