Sanibel Public Library News Blog

Resources: When the Library is Closed, April 2020

Resources: When the Library is Closed, April 2020

(April 10, 2020) —Due to the State of Florida stay-at-home order, the Sanibel Public Library will remain closed until further notice. The Library facility is physically closed for now, but open for digital borrowing. Hover your cursor to use the clickable links: New...

Libby Hints & Tips, Borrow eBooks from OverDrive

Libby Hints & Tips, Borrow eBooks from OverDrive

Sanibel Public Library card holders can borrow eBooks and audiobooks via the OverDrive Libby app. https://youtu.be/XGmCJS8-JWM To access all of the Library’s online services, choose “eShelf” from the homepage menu. Your PIN is the last four digits of your Library...

Census 2020

Census 2020

2020 Census and Libraries In 2020, the United States Census will be conducted primarily online for the first time. The results will allocate billions of dollars in federal funding to local communities over the next decade, including more than $1 billion to libraries....

Where can I find the latest information on Coronavirus COVID-19?

Where can I find the latest information on Coronavirus COVID-19?

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which used to be called the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), is a new type of coronavirus. It causes respiratory illness in people. It was first identified in Wuhan, China. COVID-19 can spread from person to person. This usually...

Save the Date: March 16, 2020 Lunch with the Author!

Save the Date: March 16, 2020 Lunch with the Author!

  A Conversation with Mary Kay Andrews and Patti Callahan Henry Check in begins at 11:30, lunch at noon. The Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 All tickets must be purchased in advance, no tickets will be sold at the door. There are a...

Kids Explored a Universe of Stories with Summer Reading Program

Kids Explored a Universe of Stories with Summer Reading Program

Sanibel Public Library’s 2019 summer reading program introduced children to a universe of stories. The “Universe" theme commemorated the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission when astronauts first set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969.Youth Services Librarian,...

Your Library Reimagined – Ribbon Cutting Celebration

Your Library Reimagined – Ribbon Cutting Celebration

Sanibel Public Library celebrated the successful completion of the “reimagined” renovation project on Thursday, March 21.Planning for "Your Library Reimagined" renovation project started more than three years ago, when the Library Board and...

Finishing East Side, Library Open For “Season” Hours

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

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...