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 Hours and Summer Reading Contest

July 29, 2021

Our schedule from July 28 – August 14 is  Monday/Wednesday 12 pm – 4 pm Tuesday 10 am – 12  pm  Saturday 12 pm – 3 pm.  Starting Monday, August 16 we will begin our fall schedule:   Monday-Thursday 10:30 am – 4:30 pm  Saturday 10:30 am – 3:00 pm. Reading for the Community:  Stay tuned…

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Library Update, Schedule Changes

July 15, 2021

Our summer reading contest “Reading for the Community” ends Saturday, July 17, 2021.  Please bring all tracker sheets in by 3 pm that day to have your coupons count for the raffle of the reading tablets–there are 4 this year!  We are very proud of our youngest readers!   46 library members participated.  Stay tuned…

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Big Library Read

June 23, 2021

Our digital supplier, OverDrive, is the creator of the “Big Library Read program.”  This program makes it possible for new authors to have unlimited copies of their titles available for digital lending.  There are no holds, as OverDrive provides to libraries throughout the world unlimited copies at no cost. The next Big Library Read starts Monday, June…

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We are open!

Current schedule (Covid-19)

Monday and Wednesday - 12 pm - 4 pm

Tuesday 10 am - 12 pm

Saturday - 12 pm - 3 pm


Starting Monday, August 16 we will be open from:  Monday-Thursday 10:30 am - 4:30 pm and Saturday from 10:30 am - 3:00 pm.

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.