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

Recordando el 9/11 …. 9/11 Remembered

September 1, 2011

En el décimo aniversario del 9/11 la gente a través del país participará en proyectos de la comunidad para recordar a todos los que murieron y para honrar a los valientes rescatadores. Nuestra biblioteca se unirá a este esfuerzo para crear un mural en la estructura de cemento localizada en el estacionamiento compartido por la…

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Summer 2011…Verano 2011

August 24, 2011

We had a lot of fun at the library during the summer, with a reading contest and art classes. Enjoy the pictures. ____________________________________ Nos divertimos mucho en la biblioteca en el verano, con un concurso de lectura y clases de arte.  Disfruta las fotos.

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August classes … Clases de Agosto

August 4, 2011

Back to School means Back to our regularly scheduled programming! Go to our website to check out our August – December class programs. Art-Yoga-English-Spanish-Italian- Storytime and Music Classes. New storytime on Saturdays at 11 am for children ages 2 – 5, beginning August 20. See our children’s and adult classes. FACEBOOK INVITATION: Join us on…

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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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