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

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
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

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
2 helpful votes 2 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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Sun City Center, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

books and computers and daily kids activities for different age groups. the lobby has a nice shell collection

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Atlanta, Georgia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This was probably one of the more interesting libraries we've been in, with shell displays, puzzles, games, a computer room filled with laptops, a lot to do on a rainy day or just to get out of the heat.

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east longmeadow
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

It is more than a library-they have a children's section, computer room w/printer, many areas to sit quietly and read, great adult section, shell display, friendly, helpful staff and all housed in a beautiful building.

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