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

Your library at home

October 11, 2018

San Juan Community Library’s catalog is now available online at With this new and convenient search tool, you will be able to see all the titles in our collection, from anywhere! Using our online catalog is easy! You can search by title, author or by topic. In addition, by login with your membership number…

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Chess Master Class October 20 El Arte de la Defensa

October 11, 2018

Join us for a very special opportunity. On Saturday, October 20 our chess teacher Jonathan Torres has invited Master International level chess champion Mark Machín Rivera to our library. Mark will offer a chess workshop at 10 am. The suggested donation for the class is $5.00. Mark has represented Puerto Rico in international chess tournaments…

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New Art Workshops for Adults/Phone

October 3, 2018

Our phone and internet are working. You can call us if you need to renew your books. We will close on Monday, October 8 in observation of Columbus day. On Tuesday, October 9 our paper flower class resumes with the topic of decorating for the holidays. 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. For more details call…

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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

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