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

Summer Reading Contest and Summer Break

July 17, 2019

Hurricane Preparedness for Children:  On Tuesday, July 30, 2019, we are hosting a coloring book activity for children. This activity is the initiative of a Girl Scout who lives in the Washington DC area.  She has created a coloring book to help children prepare in a fun way for a hurricane.  She is traveling here…

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Summer Reading Contest and Summer Break

July 10, 2019

Summer reading contest:  Our 2019 summer reading contest ends this Saturday, July 13.  If your young reader needs to fill out her/his reading form by reading books from our bricks and mortar collection, rather than by reading digital titles, that is ok.  We are glad to know that our young members are reading and that they…

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July Reminders and Library News

June 26, 2019

Thanks everyone for joining us this past Saturday for our Mid-Summer Book and Bake Sale.  We raised $400!  We are so grateful to everyone for their support–it was great, good fun!  Thanks to our storyteller, Larissa Bouyett.  It is important to hear books being read out loud–storytime helps to develops vital listening skills while sharing…

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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

Summer Hours begin Tuesday, May 28 and end Saturday, August 3.
​​​​​​​Monday -Thursday: 10 am – 3 pm
Saturday:  10 am – 3 pm
Closed May 27 for Memorial Day
Closed July 4 for Independence Day
Closed July 18 – July 31  for Annual Summer Break
August 1    Reopening  10 am – 3 pm
August 3    10 am – 3 pm
August 5    Return to Regular Hours

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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.