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 www.digitalsjcl.org

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

Closed until further notice

September 20, 2022

The library will remain closed until further notice. No fines will be charged from Saturday, September 18 to Saturday, September 24.

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Closed Saturday Sept 17 due to the heavy rains and winds forecasted

September 15, 2022
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Story and Craft Time this Wednesday/National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 14, 2022

Story and Craft Time:  Join us Wednesday, September 21 for our monthly story and craft time.  Drop by between 11 am to 3 pm to make a craft celebrating the maritime.  Ages 3 – 7  Hint:  This month’s craft is yellow and can travel below the water.     National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 – October 15: …

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We are open!

Current schedule (Covid-19)

Monday - 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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

Saturday - 10:30 am  - 3 pm

Face Mask required, as children under 5 come to our library 

The library will reopen on Saturday September 24. No fines will be charged from Saturday, September 18 to Saturday, September 24.

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.