Founded in 1987, San Juan Community Library is one of only a handful of lending libraries in Puerto Rico. Our library has over 30,000 books, DVDs in Spanish and English in its collection. SJCL is also the only public library with a digital branch, with 1,000 ebooks/audiobooks and 25,000 ebooks from Project Gutenberg (classic titles in public domain). Members may join from the comfort of their own home and check out our ebooks and audiobooks to their mobile devices and laptops. We are the library that never sleeps, and we are always open at

Annual Membership Fees

Family / Individual: $25
Student to age 18: $5
University student: $10
Senior citizen (65+) : $15
Lifetime membership: $200

(includes a FREE membership in our digital branch)

San Juan Community Library depends on volunteers and a paid part time executive director for its day-to-day operations. It has a Board of Directors and is a registered 501 (c)(3) Non-profit Organization in both Puerto Rico and the United States.

Our services include free WiFi, computers with Internet, word processing, spreadsheet and presentation programs, printing in black & white and color and exam proctoring.

Library News

Celebrate Black History Month

February 20, 2019

February is Black History Month. We have been featuring all month in our adult and children’s suggested reading areas both fiction and nonfiction titles celebrating Black History. Please stop by and checkout a title and to feel free to suggest books for us to acquire on Black History. And, due to the popularity at our…

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Book & bake and something extra

February 13, 2019

Join us Saturday, February 23 for our first Book, Bake and Swap! 10 am – 1 pm. All sales books 50% off and all baked goods guaranteed delicious!! Students who bake for our bake sale may earn 3 hours of community service. Plus, we will have our first household item Swap. We invite you to…

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Fundraising News Update

January 23, 2019

We are very thankful for everyone’s cooperation with our fundraising goals for our 2019 operations. With the help and generosity of our library members, online campaign, and private donors, we have surpassed our fundraising goal of $18,000!! We also appreciate the stories that our members have shared with us during this time. Please continue to…

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Monday - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday - 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Saturday - 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Closed February 18, President's Day

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Visit Us:

Avenida Apolo, corner of Topacio,

next to Second Union Church

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Call Us:
787 789 4600

San Juan Community Library
P O Box 3758
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico 00970-3758

Physical Address:

San Juan Community Library
Ave Apolo / Topacio Street
San Juan, PR 00970

Please note that it is better to send mail via our PO Box.