Sanibel Public Library News Blog

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...

Library Closes due to Water Main Break

Tuesday, April 17 and Wednesday, April 18 due to Water Main Break The SPL will re-open after repairs are completed, and tests confirm water quality has met required standards. Please check the Library Website or call (239) 472-2483 before visiting. Library...

Your Library Reimagined – April 2018 Update

During this phase of Sanibel Public Library’s “Your Library Reimagined” project, the Library is open for normal 'season' hours. Popular services are available—like computers and printers available for patron use, a “New” book section, high speed...

Photo Gallery

A few fun moments from the past few months at the Sanibel Public Library