About Us

Our Mission:

The mission of Sandbar Books is to provide all lovers of the Florida Keys, be they residents or visitors, with astounding personal service and care to ensure they obtain their next great book, be it for themselves or to give as a gift.  We are committed to enriching our world and the world of each of our customers by promoting the value of and pleasure in reading and to supporting efforts to enrich life here in our community. 


Our Core Beliefs:

  • We believe that reading is one of life’s greatest pleasures and helps us to understand our world and ourselves.
  • We are committed to serving each customer with courtesy, respect, wisdom, and the kind of care that will motivate our customers to return to our store again and again.  Every day we strive to learn more about what our customers want in order to adjust our selection accordingly and make educated suggestions.
  • We take the initiative to make things better not only in our store but in the world around us.  No job or idea is too big or too small for anyone within our organization. 
  • We believe in a sense of place and work hard to provide a quintessential Keys experience via the look and feel of our store, our service, and our curated selections. 
  • We actively work to find what our customers need and want and use all resources available to us to obtain anything not already in stock as quickly as possible. 
  • We offer vision, knowledge, and imagination to create a consistent pattern of growth and recognize that achieving profit allows us to better serve our community, our store, and ourselves.