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

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April 2, 2020

We hope that this email finds you healthy and well.  We continue to work remotely and to answer patron requests received via email and from FB messenger.   There is no doubt that our library is a treasured resource.  We miss so much the daily contact with our members and visitors.  Stay safe and we will…

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The library will close two weeks

March 14, 2020

The library will close the next 2 weeks. Your books will be due when we reopen. You do not need to contact us to renew your books. Our digital library is still open 24/7.  Find your next great read.  If you don’t find a book that you would like to read you can email us…

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Women’s History Month, Classes and More

March 4, 2020

Women’s History Month:  Join the celebration of Women’s History Month with a great read.  We have books for adults, young adults and children which celebrate and recognize women whose achievements and courage have helped to create equality for us all.  In particular, we recommend these titles and others from our “Stand-Up Women” collection.  Donated by the…

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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

Closed March 16 - April 12.



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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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