Sanibel Public Library News Blog

New! Enjoy Magazines with Libby app

New! Enjoy Magazines with Libby app

NEW SERVICE: Sanibel Public Library card holders can now borrow magazines, as well as eBooks and audiobooks via the OverDrive Libby app. FAQs  How many magazines can I borrow in Libby? In Libby, you can access over 3,000 digital magazines with a rolling three years of...

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...

Your Sanibel Public Library is Number One in Florida

Your Sanibel Public Library is Number One in Florida

State library rankings are out, and your Sanibel Public Library ranks at or near the top of Florida in many areas including materials borrowed, program attendance, and percentage of population with a Library card. The 2020 ratings are based on FY 2018 Florida Library...

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...