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

Christmas Singalong

December 1, 2020
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Thank you

November 18, 2020

Thanks to the National Endowment for the Humanities and the CARES Act, we have received a $10,000 grant.  This grant is administered here in Puerto Rico by the Fundación Puertorriqueña de las Humanidades.  These funds are for assistance with our operating expenses from November 2020 through May 2021, including the fees for our digital branch. Thanks…

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Great Library Read

November 2, 2020

The next big library read from our digital supplier OverDrive, Inc. is Ryan La  Sala’s young adult fiction novel Reverie.  Reading it is easy with the Libby app.  Reverie will be available only from November 2 – November 16.  If we receive patron requests to keep the title in our collection, we would be happy to order it.   We…

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Current schedule (Covid-19)

Monday, Wednesday - 12 pm - 3 pm
Tuesday - 10 am - 12 pm
Saturday - 12 pm - 3 pm

December 2020 Closings:
Last Day Open before Christmas Monday, December 21 12 pm  – 3 pm
Closed December 22 – 27 
Special Schedule:  Open Monday, December 28  12 pm – 3 pm 
Closed:  December 29, 2020 – January 8, 2021
Reopening Saturday, January 9, 2021 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.