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

Update and Dia del Personaje Details

September 19, 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. Storytime: Join us for storytime on Thursday, September 28 at 11 am. There will be a story and a related craft project. Perfect for ages 2 – 6.…

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WOW Thank you 😍

August 23, 2023

Thank you!  Thank you!  Thank you!  We are AMAZED at the turnout for our Back to School Book Fest.  Throughout the day we counted 100 people in attendance!  The Blast from the Past Memberships FLEW out the door.  Our children’s storytime was full!  Thanks to Danielis Morales for a fantastic storytime selection (Georgina Lazaro’s El…

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Welcome back to your library

August 1, 2023

And, Welcome back to your library,  everyone!  Hope you all had a great vacation.  We are back to our regular hours.   And, although we are noting Back to School, we are thankful that our local weather is perfect!  So, step out and stop by to pick up a great read at your library!  We…

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Current schedule

Monday - 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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

Saturday - 10:30 am  - 3 pm

Closed September 4 Labor 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.