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

Paper Flowers, Photo Op and Blind Date with a Book

September 18, 2019

Paper Flowers:  Library member Gabriela Hurtado will offer her paper flower workshop this coming Tuesday, September 24 from 10 am – 12 pm.  Students will make Halloween and Harvest decorations.  Ages 12 and up.  The cost is $20 and includes materials.  Questions? Please call Gabriela at 787-205-0532.    Photo Op:   For our new  campaign “Stronger Together, ”…

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New class

August 27, 2019
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Thanks to AAUW /Book sale results /Storm notice /New Class

August 27, 2019

Thanks to everyone at the San Juan Branch of the American Association of University Women.  We were thrilled to have several of their members with us this past Saturday, August 24.  They were here to inaugurate their donation of a new collection of books created with our young readers in mind.  Entitled “Stand-up Women!,” the…

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Closed Wednesday August 28 - Tropical Storm Dorian.

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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

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