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

Thank you, Membership, Schedule

January 5, 2021

Welcome to the New Year!  Our thanks to everyone who made a donation to our end of year campaign.  We are very grateful! Everyone’s support has helped to ensure our operations in 2021.At the same time, we recognize that since the lockdown in March 2020, we did not limit access to the digital branch to anyone…

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Consider an end of year contribution

December 16, 2020

Membership support helps to make everything that we do possible.  Support the Library you love with a donation to our 2021 operations.  We are using the PayPal Gift Giving platform to make it quick and easy for you to make an end of year contribution to us.  100% of your contribution will go to our…

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Concert Cancelled/Notice Former Board Member Passing/December Schedule

December 9, 2020

Due to the new COVID-19 measures, we have cancelled our musical activity for December 12.  We hope to schedule another singalong/humalong concert in the future. We send our sympathies and prayers to the families of former library board member Fred von Hillebrandt. Fred was with us when our Library made the important transition from the…

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We are open!

Current schedule (Covid-19)

Monday, Wednesday - 12 pm - 3 pm
Tuesday - 10 am - 12 pm
Saturday - 12 pm - 3 pm

Reopening Saturday, January 9, 2021 12 pm – 3 pm 

February Hours:

Monday and Wednesday: 12 pm - 4 pm
Tuesday: 10 am - 12 pm
Saturday: 12 pm - 3 pm

Closed January 18, in observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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.