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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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An island treasure

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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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 NEW

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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Long Island, NY
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Very nice library, also has a small area to buy books and magazines. And a basket of shells, free to pick through, some nicer than what I found on the beach.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I'm on vacation for a week, and I have one assignment to submit, I've already written it and saved it online I just had to find a computer with Internet access to submit it. We drive out to sanibel for the day and I had planned to use the library for computer access but was unable to because they were... More 

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marine
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74 reviews 74 reviews
23 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

They have computers to use, books, programs, guest authors and a great staff! They sponsor events such as flower arrangements and paintings with each flower arrangement reflecting and enhancing the painting.

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Talbott, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

They were so friendly and helpful.... What I needed they helped me find. Quite place to go read during a thunderstorm..... They knew all about the shells that are on the beaches and had many books to explain about them. Easy to get to and park , also handicap assessable

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is the best small library that I have ever been in! There are books and related toys for the little ones. There is a great display of shells. And you can bring a puzzle and trade it for a new one. Besides this the selection of books is wonderful and there are great reading areas including a screen porch.... More 

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Sanibel, Florida, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Excellent service and great selection of reading material. The atmosphere is wonderful place to relax and enjoy a good read. Great place to take the grandchildren for enlightenment.

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Rochester NY
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90 reviews 90 reviews
28 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This library is amazing whether you want to choose a DVD from the many shelves, or use the computers, take out books to get you through vacation or to look at the amazing sea shell collection on the main floor. You can even check out a bag with all the things you need for preparing a particular dish of food.

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Marysville
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The library is geared both to residents and tourists. Wonderful collection of travel resources and electronic media to entertain on a rainy day.

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Sanibel, FL
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Sanibel Library is a beautiful place, staff is friendly and helpful. If you can't find a book they will go out of their way to get it for you. There is a computer room to use and if you want to stay and read, there is a porch with rocking chairs overlooking the Sanibel River. Such a gorgeous view and... More 

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