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

Annual Community Meeting

September 13, 2020

Our annual community meeting over the last few years was held in June.  This year due to the lockdown, we postponed this meeting.  We are calling for this years’s annual community meeting on Saturday, October 10th.  The meeting will be via Zoom.  We will send an email with the link to all who wish to attend.

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Passing of our President Troy Fields

September 3, 2020

Our Library mourns the loss of its President Troy Fields. He has left us a legacy of brilliant leadership, loyal-lion hearted strength, and a lifetime of joy, wisdom and guidance. Troy served many nonprofit organizations throughout Puerto Rico. He was also a past President of Rotary Club of San Juan, The Salvation Army, Boys and…

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Unlimited Digital Book Pick without Holds

August 12, 2020

Starting September 14 – 28, our digital branch, along with hundreds of digital branches across the world, will be able to read the book pick selected by the American Library Association in cooperation with our digital host OverDrive, Inc. It’s easy to download this book by using the Libby app, available for free to SJCL…

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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 September 7, Labor Day.

Opening in September under reduced hours. Monday, Wednesday and Saturday 12 pm - 3 pm.





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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.