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Sanibel Public Library

770 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4016
+1 239-472-2483
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friendly and very helpful staff

this library is the epitome of what a small town library should be... a good, although... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
larrydoyle
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Sanibel Island, Florida
Outstanding Library

The library in Sanibel is outstanding. The librarians are friendly and helpful. It is easy to get a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
SongBird212
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Sanibel Public Library is undergoing "Your Library Reimagined" project. Both the beauty and the quality of the Library structure are outstanding, but it is time to replace much of the infrastructure. HVAC, fire suppression, plumbing, lighting, technology, and flooring are being upgraded for greater efficiency; sustainable design features are included with the upgrade. All Library services (like the shell exhibit, for example) may not be available at all times during the 2017 remodel. Updates to the project will be posted on Facebook and Twitter. Please call the Library before your visit if you have questions. The Library provides access to high speed WiFi, as well as printing services—no Library card required. If you do not live in Lee County Florida, you may purchase a Visitor Card for $10, good for one year. Use the Visitor Card to check out books, movies, cooking kits, museum passes, music, magazines, and more—up to 30 items at one time. Also use your Visitor Card to download eBooks, magazines and audiobooks, and stream movies and music through the Library's eShelf collection. Sanibel Public Library hosts programs for kids of all ages throughout the year including storytimes, makerspace events, and special guests. Events are listed at the Library's online calendar.
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770 Dunlop Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-4016
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Reviewed 5 days ago

this library is the epitome of what a small town library should be... a good, although occasionally limited, supply of current best sellers... this minor default is quickly addressed and remedied by the helpful staff who will obtain what a reader wants by ordering a...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The library in Sanibel is outstanding. The librarians are friendly and helpful. It is easy to get a library card and fun to take out books while on vacation.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Be warned- they are remodeling, but they are still open! Great little library. Convenient to everything.

Thank S M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a rainy afternoon so they all packed up and went to the library. It was an enjoyable afternoon for the little children.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful people working there, very helpful. Facility is sparkling clean, access to internet, charging stations, comfortable chairs and of course books, magazines, cd's, dvd's. Awesome facility!

Thank Tommie S
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

We spent the month of April on Sanibel Island and joined the library. It is a lovely building and they have a great selection of books. It was very easy to join and get our library card. The people working in the library, were all...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Who would thing a library would be so interesting. We went to get movies but ended up spending more time than planned. They are under construction but there was a huge Beer Tap Handle collection on display. I loved their Cooking in the Bag kits....More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Although not yet complete, this library is worth a visit. It is beautiful, incredibly well equipped and with sitting area pa with beautiful views. There is still lots of materials in storage, but they have a great selection of books, magazines, newspapers, puzzles and games....More

Thank foodie50Ny
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

When we visited recently, the main area of the library was under renovation but there were ample resources available in the parts that were open with small sections devoted to all the things you would expect. There is a nice porch and nifty tote bags...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Gave us lots of great information. Friendly staff. Tons of info on local eco sites to visit, how to get there, hours, etc.

Thank Ryan S
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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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