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Sanibel Public Library

Opens in 18 min: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Beautiful library

I would’ve liked to spend more time here. Beautiful clean, organized library for a small island... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lori R
The New Library is Wonderful!

Those who've missed the library services for the past season while the library has been renovated... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
connyp561
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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
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+1 239-472-2483
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Reviewed 1 week 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
Thank Lori R
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Thank connyp561
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Thank Joe G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Thank Carmela L
Reviewed 14 January 2019

We stayed on Sanibel for a week and rode our bikes to the library and were totally amazed at the beauty of this building. It's an oasis of comfort and style. There is a beautiful screened in porch with rocking chairs that overlook a pond...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ilovebay
Reviewed 5 January 2019

Been a member of the library for six years now even though I live abroad and visit for a month a year to the island. Love their selection of books and digital audio books and the fact that I can access the digital materials from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RetiredWanderer65
Reviewed 26 December 2018

New renovations have significantly opened up the space and made it comfortable and more efficient. The book and audio visual selections remain excellent.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 37jumlas
Reviewed 16 December 2018

Beautiful building, very well designed, all kinds of excellent services available, great staff -- there is a reason why the Sanibel Library is world-famous!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank invertpaleo
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Recently renovated ....large, beautiful. Fantastic online resources. Staff are very helpful. The addition is very large. As expected there is a complete Florida and wildlife section. Regularly the bring in guest noted authors. Also a good selection of films and documentaries areavaiable

Date of experience: December 2018
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TilyTD
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
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DangieMaryland
22 December 2015|
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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
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