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

New Poetry Workshop

August 14, 2018

Calling all Poetry Lovers!  Join us for a free poetry workshop on Saturday, September 15 at 1 pm with author Patricia Schaefer Röder.  Patricia is a library  member and noted author.  She will share the experience about working and creating poetry from within her minimalist poetic model, as described in her book Siglema 575.  The workshop will…

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New paper flower class, Our phone is not working

August 13, 2018

Come and learn the new way to decorate and to express your creative self!  We are starting our first workshop about the art of paper flowers on Tuesday mornings, beginning Tuesday, August 28 from 10 am – 12 pm.  Classes are $20 each, exclusive of materials (available in paper and school supply stores). For more information visit labolivianitapaperflower on Instagram or…

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Art/Chess Classes/ Book, Bake Sale and Buddy Reminder

August 8, 2018

Art Classes begin Tuesday, August 14 for children ages 7-8 from 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm. Young adults (ages 9 – 15) meet on Thursday, August 16 from 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Art classes on Saturday begin August 18 for children ages 7 -15 with sessions available in the morning, 10:30 am – 12:30…

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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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