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Sanibel Public Library

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Address: 770 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Phone Number: 239.472.2483
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for $10 visitors to the island can have a card and enjoy the benefits of a great library. We took out books and videos and were warmly welcomed there. They have a super shell... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Cary, Illinois
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Cary, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

for $10 visitors to the island can have a card and enjoy the benefits of a great library. We took out books and videos and were warmly welcomed there. They have a super shell exhibit on the bottom floor.

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pittsburgh
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Sanibel Library is amazing! For a small island to have a full service library with educational programs, guest speakers and lots of dvds, computers for use and other community programs

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

loved the extensive literature options for the children! The children's corner is super fun! There are numerous educational toys. They had a crafting class while we were there. The staff were all so helpful and kind.

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Milwaukee, WI
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Helpful staff is an island library ahead of most libraries in terms of services and programming; Excellent ability to search online and helpful assistance, when needed. Great location, charming smaller meeting rooms with wonderful views and local emphasis but global resources

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Reading locations on screened porches. More opportunities for learning and entertainment than I have ever seen in a library in much larger cities. You can even obtain free passes to museums but you may have to wait, so apply upon arriving to island.

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Rocky River, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I couldn't believe how nice this library was in SI. I had to use it to print boarding passes for a flight. Costs 10 cent a page. But had internet access, and was a huge clean, helpful library. I was impressed.

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The Sanibel Public Library is a jewel in the beach crown of the island. With their, still new looking, fresh, beachy building and crunchy shell-walk entrance, our family of 4 always looks forward to our visits here during spring break vacations. They staff is very organized and you can get a one-week membership card and the dvds, books, and kid's... More 

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New England
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is a relatively new library with updated features from kid's reding area to drive thru drop box.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Great place to find books but also to read over the landscape. As A visitor, you can get a library card good for one year for $10. Great deal. Check the place out.

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This is a terrific library with helpful and friendly staff. It is beautifully designed with a lovely screened porch with rocking chairs. The children's section is an absolute delight as well.

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