Sanibel Public Library News Blog

Winter Reading Challenge 2019

From January 1st to January 31st, the Sanibel Public Library will participate in Beanstack’s Second Annual Winter Reading Challenge, sponsored by Mark Cuban. We challenge our patrons of all ages to read at least 3,000 hours combined during the month and...

Finishing East Side, Library Open For “Season” Hours

Renovation will continue in parts of the building, while the Library is open, operating on normal hours. The entrance on the west side of the building will continue to be the main entry as work continues on the east side. Computers are being...

Shop Amazon Smile, Support Sanibel Public Library Foundation

Your shopping can make a difference, shop Amazon Smile and support Sanibel Public Library Foundation! Go to https://smile.amazon.com/ on your computer or mobile device. On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you need to select "Sanibel Public Library Foundation" to...

Sanibel Public Library Earns National Award for the Fifth Time

For the fifth time, the Sanibel Public Library has been recognized as one of the best libraries in the country. America’s Star Libraries presents an overall indication of how a library’s performance stacks up to peers, measuring computer usage, circulation, program...

Reimagining East Side, Library Open For “Season” Hours

Renovation will continue in parts of the building, while the Library is open, operating on normal hours. The entrance on the west side of the building will continue to be the only entry as work continues on the east side. Support beams are being...

Download Music with Your Library Card

New Service: Freegal Downloadable music service for Sanibel Public Library card holders Download up to three songs or videos per week. The “count” resets at 12 AM every Monday. Freegal offers access to about 15 million songs, including Sony...

Sanibel Public Library Temporary Closure September 21 to 25

Sanibel Public Library Temporary Closure September 21 to 25 (September 14, 2018) — As Sanibel Public Library continues its renovation project, “Your Library Reimagined,” the facility will be closed to the public from Friday, September 21 through Tuesday,...

Library Closed September 21 to 25

As Sanibel Public Library continues its renovation project, “Your Library Reimagined,” the facility will be closed to the public from Friday, September 21 through Tuesday, September 25. Crews will be delivering and installing book shelves and...

2018 Summer Reading – 1,202 Books Read for Children’s Hospital

More than 240 readers ranging from just months-old to 17 years were enrolled in the 2018 Sanibel Public Library’s Summer Reading Program (SRP). As in years past, kids read to earn books for themselves and for patients at Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest...