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

New Art Class Workshops Flow Book/Junk Journal, Paper Roses

September 22, 2018

As our library and our island approach the first year anniversary of Hurricane Maria, we give thanks for our many blessings. We can vividly see from the upswing in usage since that fateful day, that our library is needed, resilient, and effective. With everyone working together, we can continue to offer our services for the…

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Last chance book sale

September 22, 2018

Saturday, September 29, 2018 marks the last day for the current prices in our book sales areas.  We invite everyone to join us one more time for adult and young adult hardbound and softbound books for just $1.00, paperback and children’s softbound books at 50 cents each, and Audiobooks, DVD’s and Cd’s for $1 (“as…

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Labor Day, Phone now working, New workshop

August 29, 2018

Just a reminder that we are closed on Monday, September 3 in observation of Labor Day. We also have the good news to report that our phone is once again working. Please call us to renew your books. Beginning this Autumn we are starting a series of art workshop for adults. This workshop will meet…

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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 October 8  for Columbus 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.