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

Midsummer Book and Bake Sale/Community Meeting

June 12, 2019

Join us Saturday, June 22 for a midsummer book and bake sale and storytime-–all sales books will be 50% off and all baked goods will be baked by our library volunteers and you! If your summer teen needs community service hours, here is a great opportunity. We will give three hours of community service for…

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Summer Activities

June 5, 2019

We want to take a moment to remind everyone of our summer activities. Art classes for children and young adults are on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturdays. (Tues./Thursday includes a cooking project). For more information, please call teacher Cuca Torrech at 787-633-5787. Our popular chess classes for all ages continue during the summer on Monday and…

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Annual Community Meeting

May 15, 2019

We will hold our Annual Community Meeting on June 20, 2019 at 7:00 pm. Copies of our annual report for 2018 will be available.

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We are open!

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.