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Sanibel Public Library

Open Now: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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beautiful library

we stopped here last week. They are remodeling. It's a beautiful library, I have never seen one... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Amy C
Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
unexpected surprise

Whether or not you are into libraries or not.. this is a beautiful place. Outstanding decor with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Sanibel Public Library is nearing completion of "Your Library Reimagined" project. All Library services may not be available at all times during the remodel, (like meeting rooms, the shell display). Please call the Library before your visit if you...more
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770 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4016
+1 239-472-2483
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Reviewed 5 days ago

we stopped here last week. They are remodeling. It's a beautiful library, I have never seen one like it. Many places you can sit and read, comfortably. Room with books, cds, magazines, movies for sale. It was nice 5 years ago when we visited, but...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether or not you are into libraries or not.. this is a beautiful place. Outstanding decor with shell and wildlife displays. Fantastic rockers on a veranda overlooking the preserve. Great cooling place where you can settle in with a book or your laptop - good...More

Thank Shellangeloni
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice setting off the beaten path. Large roomy multi-level building with various attractive sections for different age/interest groups. Comfortable seating. I especially enjoyed the open deck with beautiful views. Very conducive to reading and learning.

Thank Martha S
Reviewed 6 September 2018

What a great place! So happy the library reopened and is fully up and running again. The nicest staff ever! We absolutely love the place. Ms. Deanna has taken such good care of our girls over the years. Special thanks to her. Can't wait to...More

1  Thank Ralf G
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Due to the Red Tide, I decided to check out some old movies on DVD. Great selection & staff recommended local author, Kirsten Lemmon

Thank Frank T
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Great place to research your trip . Comfortable and kind people to help. Current with all that is going on with the island

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 31 July 2018

we had a medical emergency, needing to find a hospital by means of computer search - to leave Sanibel Island & the library was closed, however, the staff let us in & helped us by use of computer, so we could get to hospital for...More

Thank Amrkanwoman
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Sanibel Library is one of the best I've ever visited. Got a library card several years ago and use it year round to download books.

Thank Pamela L
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We visited Sanibel in June, and to give the grandchildren a break from the afternoon sun, we visited this library almost daily. The staff here was absolutely wonderful. Everyone we encountered was extremely friendly, helpful, and courteous. The library had great selections of items to...More

1  Thank LLWBVW
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We love the Sanibel library! The media specialists are so helpful and great at locating all of my daughters must have beach reads. We love borrowing family games, puzzles and videos to watch on stormy days/nights. Worth a trip!

Thank kshute757
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29 October 2016|
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Response from Sanlib L | Property representative |
You may purchase a Visitor Card for $10, good for one year. Use that card to check out books, movies, music, magazines, and more -- up to 30 items at one time. Also use your Visitor Card to download ebooks and audiobooks... More
22 December 2015|
Response from Sanlib L | Property representative |
Yes, you can print at Sanibel Public Library. It is ten cents per page for black & white. One dollar for a color print out. No charge to use the WiFi. Please call the Library at (239) 472-2483 to ask a specific question... More