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

Fines Waived/ Art and Coloring Book Classes

January 16, 2020

FINES WAIVED:  We hope that everyone is ok!  We have been open since January 8, but we are waiving fines from January 7 to January 11.  Again, all books turned in after January 11 will not be charged fines from January 7 to January 11. Art Classes are a great way to sooth the nerves.  Our children deserve a…

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Fundraising and Gardening

October 30, 2019

Thanks, everybody for supporting our recent Halloween party.  We “played” to a packed house, so to speak, of 150 adults and children.  We were really touched by your support!! Everyone had a great, safe, and fun time.  Thank you!  We also hope to have your support  with our fundraising campaign for 2019.  In order for…

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Fundraising, Halloween and Gardening

October 16, 2019

Our annual fundraising efforts are underway!  Rather than hold a gala, our online  campaign “Stronger Together” will ensure that your donation goes to our 2020 operations, not costly event expenses.  Join us and help keep San Juan Community Library strong for you and the many communities we serve. Here is the link to our campaign:…

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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

Closed November 25 -30 for Thanksgiving Recess.

December Schedule: December 2 - 14: regular hours.

Monday December 16 - Wednesday- December 18, 10 am - 4 pm

Closed:  December 19 - December 27

Open Saturday December 28:  10 am - 2 pm

Closed:  December 30, 2019 - January 6, 2020


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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.