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 will be the information hub for the community, utilizing current technologies and high speed Internet access to improve library services. The Library will be both a physical place as well as an information portal, where users will be 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

  • Expand and enhance access to technology
  • Connect users to quality information resources and programming in the library and online
  • Provide innovative technology centers and service areas
  • Upgrade and maintain the library network
  • Upgrade and maintain library patron technology
  • Maintain high speed connections that will allow the library to provide excellent service
  • Provide staff and patron training opportunities over various library technology
  • Provide staff with hardware, software and training required to provide excellent service
  • Increase the performance of technology and communication services while also lowering overall cost

Library Programs

Impacting lives with technology, education, and opportunity

March Technology Programs

  Experience Virtual Reality (theBlu and Google Tilt Brush) Friday March 15th from 10:00am – 12:00pm  Location: ThinkTank Space Explore a vivid underwater world full of sea life Coral Reef, Whale Encounter, and Deep Sea Experience. 5-10 minute. Experiment...

February Technology Programs

Fun with MakeyMakey   Monday February 4th from 3:00pm – 4:00pm  Location: ThinkTank Space For ages 8 & over. Get ready for an afternoon of computer circuit fun! Learn a little about the circuitry and build a circuit that turns fruits into musical...

January Technology Programs

  Experience Virtual Reality in 'the Blu' Friday January 4th from 10:00am – 1:00pm  Location: ThinkTank Space Explore a vivid underwater world full of sea life Coral Reef, Whale Encounter, and Deep Sea Experience. 5-10 minute. HTC Vive VR experience;...

December Technology Programs

Experience Virtual Reality (theBlu and Google Tilt Brush)   Friday December 7th from 10:00am – 12:00pm  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...

November Technology Programs

Experience Virtual Reality (theBlu and Google Tilt Brush)   Friday November 2nd from 10:00am – 12:00pm  Location: ThinkTank Space Explore a vivid underwater world full of sea life Coral Reef, Whale Encounter, and Deep Sea Experience. 5-10 minute....

October Technology Programs

Experience Virtual Reality theBlu or Ocean Rift (New!) Thursday October 4th from 10:00am – 12:00pm  Location: ThinkTank Space Explore a vivid underwater world full of sea life Coral Reef, Whale Encounter, and Deep Sea Experience. 5-10 minute HTC Vive VR...