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

Three Weeks to Visit with Tere Marichal/ New Class and Program Update

March 20, 2019

Storyteller and puppeteer Tere Marichal with be our guest on Saturday, April 13 at 10:30 am….stay for lunch at 12 pm and celebrate National Library Week with us. If you believe in the power of the spoken and written word to change lives, then you will want to take advantage of this special opportunity to…

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International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month

March 7, 2019

Celebrate these two important events with a great read! At our library we have a wide selection of books perfect for commemorating International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month. Stop by the library to check out books from our suggested reading desk. Or visit us at our ebranch with either your Libby app or by…

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Celebrate our Heritage! PR Folklore Class starts March 14

March 7, 2019

There is still time to register for our upcoming three week workshop about Puerto Rican Folklore.  This workshop will be offered on Thursday mornings, March 14, 21, and 28 from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm.  Classes are tailored for children and young adults, ages 7 to 13.  This special opportunity was created with homeschoolers in…

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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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