Sanibel Public Library News Blog

Sanibel Public Library Open to the Public with Precautions

Sanibel Public Library Open to the Public with Precautions

  Best way to ensure you get Library news? Sign up for the email announcements and monthly newsletter at: bit.ly/SPLnew5. Sanibel Public Library encourages and welcomes use of its collections and services. The Library has remained operational during the...

Sanibel Public Library’s Digital Archives are now online

Sanibel Public Library’s Digital Archives are now online

Sanibel Public Library's digital archives are now online. With nearly a thousand items, this ever-growing collection is a dynamic view of Sanibel's past. From the first homesteaders to important events in the island's recent history, the Sanibel Public Library Digital...

Catch Up on Current News Online with Your Library Card

Catch Up on Current News Online with Your Library Card

The Library continues to offer daily newspapers for patrons to read inside the facility. Library card holders can also keep up to date on current events from home with RBdigital’s PressReader app. PressReader offers online access to U.S. newspapers plus publications...

Sanibel Public Library Lends Mobile WiFi Hotspots

Sanibel Public Library Lends Mobile WiFi Hotspots

  The Library’s newest service is Mobile WiFi Hotspots. Hotspots allow users to connect enabled devices (laptops, tablets, smartphones, etc.) to the internet. The devices can help children connect to virtual classrooms; adults search for job opportunities; and...

Sanibel Public Library Reopens to the Public August 17

Sanibel Public Library Reopens to the Public August 17

  Best way to ensure you get Library news? Sign up for the email announcements and monthly newsletter at: bit.ly/ConsTanTConTactSPL. The Library facility will be open to the public on Monday, August 17 at 9 a.m. for regular summer hours. Contactless Curbside...

meeScan Self Check Out at Sanibel Public Library

meeScan Self Check Out at Sanibel Public Library

Patrons who want to social distance are encouraged to try the Library’s meeScan app. MeeScan is a self-checkout service with two different ways to self-checkout. One option is use your smartphone or tablet along with the Library’s WiFi. Using meeScan app, library...

Playaways & Launchpad for Kids

Playaways & Launchpad for Kids

June 2020:  Launchpad - Playaways for Kids Something new is in the Children’s Area at the Sanibel Public Library. With a gift from Hans and Leslie Fleischer, the Library has added learning tablets, audiobooks, and audio-enhanced books. Launchpad, Playaway’s popular...

June is Pride Month

June is Pride Month

      Pride Month is celebrated annually in June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots, and works to achieve equal justice and equal opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ+) Americans. Resources, books, films, eBooks Hover your...