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

Thanksgiving Week, Our Online Fundraiser, Chess Lecture

November 13, 2018

We need your help. Our online fundraiser “Keep Our Library Open Anti-Gala Fundraiser” is not doing well. In order for us to stay open in 2019, we need everyone’s help. Please consider making a donation. No amount is too small. Membership, program, fines and sales revenue are critical to our budget, but they are not…

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Halloween Thank You and Anti-Gala Fundraiser 2018

October 31, 2018

Close to 100 adults and children joined us at our Halloween party this past Saturday night.  Thanks to everyone for coming, for sharing the word about our party, and for your very generous donations.  The games were a hit and, thanks to your generosity, we had more candy at the end of the night than…

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Halloween Party and New Art Class

October 24, 2018

Our Halloween party is this Saturday, October 27. Join us for fun and games and treats from 5 pm to 7 pm. Free admission and open to children of all ages! Note: We will close early at 1 pm to set up. If you are bringing a treat for the party, you may bring your…

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Thursday - 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
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Closed November 12 in observation of Veterans Day.

Closed for Thanksgiving week, November 19 to 23.

On  Saturday, November 24 open from 10 am - 2 pm.

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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.