Library Technology

Improving access to library services and information resources

About

The Sanibel Public Library is the community’s link to ideas, information and resources. The Sanibel Public Library technology center is the information hub for the community, utilizing current technologies and high speed Internet access to improve library services. The Library is both a physical place as well as an information portal, where users are able to access the library 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, through wireless access, electronic resources, and organizational website. For questions regarding Internet Access and Use please view the Sanibel Public Library Internet Access and Use Policy

The Library has several kiosks and terminals for convenience and access to digital resources and services. The library also has a selection of computer equipment (laptops, scanners, printers, etc.) and audiovisual materials (CD and DVD players, etc.) for use. In addition, computers can be checked-out from the ‘Tech-It-Out’ Kiosk near the circulation desk. The Sanibel Public Library also incorporates a powerful WiFi network available to patrons and staff. To connect to the Sanibel Public Library WiFi select ‘Sanibel Public Library’ in your wireless network selection menu. Faxing, Printing, Scanning, and Copying is available near the front circulation desk. To send a fax, the fee is $2.00, for Black and white prints it is $0.10 per sheet, and color costs $0.20 per sheet.

Technology Goals

  • Expanding and enhancing user access to technology
  • Connecting users to quality information resources and programming in the library and online
  • Providing innovative technology centers and service areas for library users
  • Upgrading and maintaining an up-to-date library network
  • Maintaining high speed connections that provide access to important services
  • Providing staff and patron learning opportunities
  • Increasing the performance of technology and communication services while also lowering overall cost

Library Programs

Impacting lives with technology, education, and opportunity

November Technology Programs

November Technology Programs

    Experience Virtual Reality in "The Blu"   Friday November 1st from 10:00am – 12:00pm  Location: Library Board Room Explore a vivid underwater world full of sea life Coral Reef, Whale Encounter, and Deep Sea Experience. 5-10 minute. HTC Vive VR...

October Technology Programs

October Technology Programs

Experience Virtual Reality (theBlu)   Friday October 11th from 10:00am – 12:00pm  Location: Conference Room Explore a vivid underwater world full of sea life Coral Reef, Whale Encounter, and Deep Sea Experience. 5-10 minute. Experiment with painting in a 3D Space...

September Technology Events

September Technology Events

 Experience Virtual Reality (theBlu and Google Tilt Brush) Friday September 6th from 10:00am – 12:00pm Location: Conference RoomExplore a vivid underwater world full of sea life Coral Reef, Whale Encounter, and Deep Sea Experience. 5-10 minute. Experiment...

August Technology Events

August Technology Events

Experience Virtual Reality Oculus Go Friday August 27th from 3:00pm – 4:00pm  Location: ThinkTank Space  Experience Virtual Reality Oculus Go Friday August 27th from 3:00pm – 4:00pm  Location: ThinkTank Space  Experience Virtual Reality Oculus Go Friday...

July Technology Events

July Technology Events

EXPERIENCE VRFriday July 5th from 10:00am –12:00pm Location: Board Meeting RoomExperiment with the HTC Vive VR System and Oculus Go headset. Various experiences to choose from; 1 user per session; 2 experiences per user. First come first serve, No...

June Technology Events

June Technology Events

  Teen Game Night VR   Wednesday June 5th from 6:00pm – 7:00pm  Location: ThinkTank Space Experiment with painting in a 3D Space with Google Tilt Brush or Play Beat Saber, a VR rhythm game where you slash the beats of adrenaline-pumping music as they...