Sanibel Public Library News Blog

Access Morningstar with Your Library Card

MORNINGSTAR IS: A financial markets and securities database that provides extensive information on stocks, funds, and ETFs, including options. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO FIND: Up-to-date financials and key ratios along with full-text analyst reports...

Summer Reading: Claim ‘Earned’ Books by August 25

Children participating in the Summer Reading program can turn in their summer reading logs and claim “earned” books until Saturday, August 25. Babies, preschoolers, children, and teens participated the annual Summer Reading program. As in years...

Library Reopens! Normal Summer Hours

Sanibel Public Library is open! Patrons can access the full collection of books, movies, and newspapers, Book Sale Room, as well as high speed WiFi and public use computers. Renovation will continue in parts of the building for the next six to...

Library Closed as Staff Relocates Thousands of Items

As the Library makes progress on the “Your Library Reimagined” project, the facility will be closed for several weeks, starting Monday, July 9.  In addition to renovation work, library materials are being moved (from storage), back on to the...

Reimagined News – Library Closure Starts July 9, 2018

As the Library makes progress on the “Your Library Reimagined” project, the facility will be closed for several weeks, starting Monday, July 9, due to utility work, and to move library materials from storage, back on to the shelves. There will...

Library Temporary Closure Starts Monday, July 9

The next phase of Sanibel Public Library's "Your Library Reimagined" renovation project is almost complete. The Library will be closed Monday, July 9 for a few weeks to complete utility work, and to relocate library materials. Sign up to receive email...

Your Library Reimagined – June 26, 2018 Update

Renovation work continues on the East Side, including: drywall and conduit work, restroom tiles and partitions being installed; window sills installed. Electrical crews are setting lighting and AC grids in ceiling and adjusting fire suppression...

Your Library Reimagined – June 1, 2018 Update

Renovation work continues including: new, larger windows to maximize the natural light and stunning views have been installed; two computer labs; meeting rooms; and a flexible "Think Tank" Maker Space are being finished. The SPL will have mobile...

TripAdvisor – Hall of Fame, Certificate of Excellence 2018

Sanibel's award-winning public library earned another accolade - TripAdvisor's Hall of Fame, for achieving its Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years.  The Library has won the Certificate of Excellence every year since 2014. In...

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...