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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
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One Of The Best Libraries You'll Find

This modern, user-friendly library offers lectures, plenty of quiet reading nooks and tables, well-qualified librarian help, interesting shell exhibits, plus a varied and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Orient, New York
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Orient, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This modern, user-friendly library offers lectures, plenty of quiet reading nooks and tables, well-qualified librarian help, interesting shell exhibits, plus a varied and extensive collection of reading material. It's a great place to visit even if you don't intend to check out a book!

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Prior Lake
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place was great for little kids who were tired of being inside our condo because of all the rain. So many hands on activities there!

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Thank Maryvanzee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to print out our boarding passes before leaving Sanibel. This was the reason we first visited the library. They have a large computer area with a helper on duty. But, after that was done,we explored the library more. They have a wonderful book and film collection. The occasional visitor would enjoy the room with used books for sale... More 

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Califon,NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love to read, watch movies, and listen to interesting lectures. The Sanibel Library offers all of that and more while you are on vacation. There are extensive collections of shells to look at, seasonal displays, author visits, woodworkers artwork...a huge children's section..and so much more. The library staff is helpful giving out answers to any question you might ask.... More 

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Thank Millie H
Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a visitor this is a great start to look at the shells of Sanibel and the world. The display is at the entrance way and each shell is identified. The staff is friendly, polite and helpful. Not only are books available to take out but movies as well. There is a great room for using computers and... More 

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an up-to-date facility with access to a variety of books both printed and digital. The fee is minimal to join. Also has a copy machine. Sponsors talks as well.

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Perkasie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We find the library has been a great resource for our vacation reading and video entertainment. Great, friendly and knowledgeable staff and volunteers.

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you visit to see the vast shell display, find that special book for the beach or the farmer's green market this library has you covered. Lovely, educational and scrupulously organized. Intelligent approachable staff.

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Thank RedBuddah
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful and friendly staff who helped us take out an annual library card for ten bucks. Great deal as they have a great selection of books.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

New books, old books, books for sale, computer lab, reading areas, and interesting displays all in one place. Very neat, tidy, clean and modern. Wished I was staying more than a week so I'd have time to read. Very inviting place.

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