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

Back to School Sale, Library New

August 14, 2019

Back to School Book Sale: Celebrate the new school year with us at our Back to School Book Sale, Saturday, August 24.  From 10 am – 1 pm all our sales books will be 50% off.   ​​​​​​​At 11 am we will present our new collection “Stand-up Women!”  This collection is comprised of 35 new titles donated to…

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Back to Regular Hours, Classes and August Book Sale

August 11, 2019

We are so grateful to Girl Scout Kirsten Lyons for bringing her Girl Scout gold award project to our library.  It is significant that Kirsten, who lives in the Washington D.C. area, would create a coloring book for children regarding hurricane preparation.  We congratulate Kirsten for her initiative and for her hard work, including fundraising…

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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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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.