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Sanibel Public Library

770 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
239.472.2483
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Libraries
Fee: No
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London
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Even overseas visitors could sit in the rocking chairs and read a book - try doing that in France! The facilities for children were better than I have seen in any other country

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Kansas
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72 reviews 72 reviews
41 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

So nice that even visitors can get a library card. We were able to check out some books, movies and board games for a rainy afternoon and evening. A beautiful library too. The staff is first rate!

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Margate, Florida
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83 reviews 83 reviews
25 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This is one of my favorite spots on this fantastic island. Surprisingly vast collection of books. All types of DVDs and CDs. Maps, magazines, papers this place has it all. Oh, did I mention the outside reading rooms? Special little spots for reading, relaxing or just spending time with Nature. This is the best!!! Make sure you visit the library... More

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Springfield, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My son needed to print an itinerary and other travel documents for a side trip. I've never seen a Library Staff take an interest in ensuring that anyone have everything they needed the way they helped him. At no cost other than 10 cents a page for the printing. Also, great air conditioning, decent stacks, huge DVD selection and visitors... More

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Bowling Green, OH
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

A huge, beautiful library that's extremely clean and organized. You WILL find what you're looking for and then-some. For $10 a year, out-of-towners can have their very own Sanibel Island Library Card. You feel like an islander! The staff is helpful and kind without being intrusive. It's just wonderful to not have to lug books, audiobooks, DVDs, etc. down there.... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

To be honest, I went there w doubt in mind - a library, for a tourist site? Now we are seriously considering spending part of our retirement here :) if you do not believe, check it out yourself

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Lima, Peru
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Amazing library for a small island like this. Good organisation, good choices, extremely friendly staff. Very happy with it.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This library is wonderful. It is fully equipped.....books, magazines, DVDs, a computer room, great children's dept. to only mention a few amenities ! There is a marvelous shell collection to help you identify what you have found. I would like to pick it up and bring it home with me!

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Worthington, Ohio
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

great selection of books and DVDs and great access to things you don't bring with you on vacation - e.g. scanner.

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New York, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We stop in every time we're on the Island to pick up a used paperback to read on the beach and to view the beautiful shell collection in the lobby.

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