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Sanibel Public Library

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Address: 770 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4016
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+1 239-472-2483
Fee: No

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Our savior one cold winter

What else is there to do on Sanibel after it has been in the low 40's for 5 days??? Go to the library! They have books, movies, games and better yet, it gets you out of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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St. Louis
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Michigan
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98 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Books, computers, and the most delightful staff! Wonderful librarians. Always a delightful experience. Easy parking.

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St. Louis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What else is there to do on Sanibel after it has been in the low 40's for 5 days??? Go to the library! They have books, movies, games and better yet, it gets you out of the condo to break cabin fever!!!

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Morgantown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Large children's section. Fiction arranged a little awkwardly by Level. Good selection. Several places to sit by big windows.

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Orland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love libraries! We visit our library at home (Orland Park Illinois) about every two weeks. We saw that the sanibel island was number 1 on things to do in sanibel so we just had to check it out. It was such a cool place! Very cool building. So many different sections in the library besides just books - puzzles,... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family has enjoyed visiting Sanibel for more than 20 years. Once my wife and I started having kids, our trips to the island always included a visit to the Library. Very nice people to help and a reasonable amount of books for the size of the facility. It's only a bike ride away from just about anywhere on the... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place for snappy wi fi wit h ample space for work. Good children's section. Friendly staff. Extremely pleasant and well lighted facility. For temporary visitors, an easy ability to get a library card for a reasonable cost.

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ames, iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am/was a librarian, so I like to check out libraries when I travel. Sanibel's Public Library is a jewel. We biked in to the area, which is west of Jerry's. The library has a wonderful shell collection, but the real good "stuff" is upstairs. You can check out laptops, dvd's, family games, cooking "bags", books, computer lab, this place... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quiet and very nice place to relax and read or if you need a computer, they are available too. Love the history of the island.

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Very large and lots of computers. I just needed to print something from my phone and it was very easy and only cost a dime.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

It is hard to imagine that this wonderful facility is tucked on to such a small island. Endless supply of all media. Computer center free to public. Laptops for Ck out. Even pots & pans for check out. A do not miss visit!

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