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

Library Update and Phone

August 1, 2018

​We are back from our summer break!  We hope that everyone had a great vacation!!!! As you prepare to go back to your regular routines, please keep the date of Saturday, August 18 open for us.   On that day we are hosting a Back to School Book and Bake Sale from 10 am to 1 pm.  All sales…

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Chess at the Library

August 1, 2018

Check mate! Starting in August, there will be chess classes at the library with the start of the Chess Academy at  San Juan Community Library , with Professor Jonathan Torres Santiago, national champion in this sports discipline.  Chess helps in the development of strategic thinking, concentration, and patience; also, it increases memory, intuition, and creative sense…

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Our telephone is not working

August 1, 2018

Our telephone is out of service. To communicate with us you can send an email to We are now open and back to our regular schedule, Monday – Wednesday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Thursday 10:00 am to 5:30 pm and Saturday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm.

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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 October 8  for Columbus Day.

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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.