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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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Awesome library and staff!

Great library with all the newest fiction and non-fiction books. Wonderful children's corner with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sanibel Island, Florida
A must visit for our family

Even though the resort where we stayed loans out movies, book, games and puzzles for free, I prefer... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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 2 days ago

Great library with all the newest fiction and non-fiction books. Wonderful children's corner with storytellers led by Deanna. Recently renovated.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Didi0710
Reviewed 3 days ago

Even though the resort where we stayed loans out movies, book, games and puzzles for free, I prefer to pay $10 at the Sanibel Library and load up on everything we need during our March Break stay. My kids also love to stop by to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CJZvan2009
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently visited this library and were instantly impressed AND charmed. It had something, literally, for everyone. What a treasure on such a small island. They offer non-locals library cards for a most reasonable rate and with that you can use the library to the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Wheatontravelers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This library has everything! A great children’s section, computers, printers that email, fax and scan, tons of videos, a puzzle swap, games to check out, a wonderful reading porch, not to mention books!,,

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank barbrell15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ok My Mother is a librarian and we visit lots of libraries. This library is one of the most beautiful libraries I have ever seen. I know it was recently remodeled and looks fabulous!. The colors are cool and calming. There is a screened in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank godesbridhid
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I would’ve liked to spend more time here. Beautiful clean, organized library for a small island but not surprised. Loved the shell collection on display too. Staff very friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Lori R
Reviewed 9 February 2019

Those who've missed the library services for the past season while the library has been renovated now have something to cheer about. What a wonderful renovation to Sanibel Library! The books are thoughtfully organized, including a well-lit section for large print books. The new reading...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank connyp561
Reviewed 22 January 2019

We always enjoy visiting the Sanibel Public Library when visiting on the island! Great resources, pleasant atmosphere, staff helpful and friendly! Looking forward to our visit there in March, and check out the newly renovated facility!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Joe G
Reviewed 21 January 2019

If you need to use the computers or grab a another book this is the place but it was kind of cold and institutional, not what we expected. Near the farmers market so an easy stop after the market.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank pearlyww
Reviewed 16 January 2019

The newly renovated Sanibel Public Library greatly deserves its five-star rating from the American Library Association. The friendly staff help locals and visitors feel at home. We were on the island for a week and I was happy to support the library with my purchase...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Carmela L
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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