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

Closed July 29

July 29, 2020

Please be advised that we will not open today, July 29 due to the heavy rains expected with the tropical storm. We also want to you let you know that our schedule and protocols stay the same for August as we had in July.

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Please add us to your contacts

July 23, 2020

Occasionally, some of our patrons tell us that they are not receiving emails from us. We have followed up with Vertical Response, our email service provider, and they recommend that our patrons add an email contact with the email addresses, and This will tell your email service that we are a safe…

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Library reopening July 6

June 6, 2020

For your safety and that of our volunteers, we have adopted the following measures for the reopening of our library. These measures will be in place during the month of July. We will reevaluate them for August. Please note: By entering the Library, you agree to abide by our rules and regulations. If you are…

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We are open!

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 March 16 - July 5.

Opening July 6 under reduced hours.

Monday, Wednesday and Saturday 12 pm - 2 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.