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Sanibel Public Library

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Address: 770 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4016
Phone Number: 239.472.2483
Fee: No

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This is one of the nicest Libraries I have ever been to. Large selection of goods, videos, CD's, Puzzles, events.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Laura P
Houston Tx
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Houston Tx
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is one of the nicest Libraries I have ever been to. Large selection of goods, videos, CD's, Puzzles, events.

Thank Laura P
Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

great place if you are into these. books, CD's DVD's etc. staff very helpful and kind. building is conveniently located and always perfectly clean

Thank Craig S
Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It cost $10 for a year's membership to take out books, DVDs, etc. That's a deal. Excellent selection of a variety of books. Ive taken out books to learn how to play jazz piano as well as the new best sellers. Very friendly staff. It is a bit cumbersome to use the computers, but the room is quiet and the... More 

Thank elinor g
Nyon District, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well stocked library for books, CDs, movies, news papers, internet connection and puzzles. Very relaxing and is the first place I go to when I get to the island to stock up on good reading. As a visitor the $10 yearly fee is a gift. Friendly staff and a great place to spend some time.

Thank pamelagrant
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Besides a huge selection of books, they had laptops you can use on site, tons of DVDs for checkout, board games for checkout, a really nice shell exhibit on display when we were there, and shaded parking for both cars and bicycles.

Thank SanDiegoPhil
North Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When visiting Sanibel for a couple of weeks, we visit Sanibel Library 3-4 times. It is a wonderful environment, lots of places to sit alone or sit with others. Great children's area. Love the rocking chairs on the porch with overhead fans. Stop in and contribute to a puzzle that is always in the works.

Thank MaggieLJP
Lancashire, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You're made as welcome if you're visiting for a few days as a local resident. Really beautiful library.

Thank UKcritic
Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sanibel Library is excellent. It is pretty, spacious and filled with light. Staff are helpful and nice. If you want to study or research there, it gets a little noisy with new tourists, but otherwise it's great.

Thank rushcom
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

We almost always spend at least one day of our vacation at the library in Sanibel. It is beautiful and it is nice to just sit and read a few magazines and explore a new place. The Sanibel library is like a mini museum with a lot of shells and information about Florida and the Islands.

Thank bciocco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Beautiful shell display on both floors. Don't miss the shell floral display by the elevator on the 2nd floor.

Thank Delores G

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