Founded in 1987, San Juan Community Library is one of only a handful of lending libraries in Puerto Rico. Our library has over 32,000 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

Storytime Reminder/Giving Tuesday

November 29, 2023

Storytime: Join us for Storytime and related craft project in Spanish and English! This Thursday, November 30 at 11 am. Perfect for ages 3 – 8. Giving Tuesday: It is always Giving Tuesday at our library…why? Because of you, our patrons and visitors! Serving our communities throughout Puerto Rico is an honor and a privilege…

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Another amazing activity: our thanks

November 8, 2023

Thanks to everyone for joining us this past Saturday for our first “Day of the Character.”  During our special event, we welcomed nearly 40 children and young adults along with 50 adults and parents.  We were very touched by the number of fathers who came with their children.  We also note that there were many…

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Library update

October 4, 2023

We welcome our patrons to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with a great read. Stop by to visit our suggested selections in tribute of this important theme.   Thanks to everyone for joining us at our story and craft time this past Thursday.  We had a full house!  We are so glad our members and families…

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You can become a library member here. Your payment will be processed by Paypal on a secure web site. You can use a credit card or your Paypal account to complete your payment. We do not store payment information on our system. You need to be a resident of Puerto Rico to become a member.

Please consider adding a donation with your payment.

You can also donate with ATH móvil. Search for us in Donate > sjlibrary

We are open!

Current schedule

Monday - 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Tuesday - Thursday 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Saturday - 10:30 am  - 3 pm

Closed November 22 - 26 for Thanksgiving


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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.