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

Beat the heat at your library

May 9, 2023

All summer long we will have lots of fresh, cold air in the library proper.  And, we are featuring three activities to beat the heat!   Our summer reading contest and June session of Love, Learn and Play are two great ways to stay cool. We also invite readers to join our Thursday book group. The summer…

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Thanks for Joining Us!  Summer Update

May 3, 2023

Thanks to everyone for your support of our National Library Week Open House.  From Storytime to the awesome recital by the Asociación Suzuki de Violín de Puerto Rico to the beautiful  traditional songs of our great Puerto Rican songbook, provided by the trio of Raquel Gonzalez, Irvin Marcano and Cesar Cortes, we had lots to…

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Two Weeks to our National Library Week Party

April 12, 2023

Join us Saturday, April 29 for our annual open house and party in celebration of National Library Week.  See our flyer below for all the activities, including books on sale for $5 a bag, a bilingual storytime, a Suzuki violin recital, live music with traditional Puerto Rican music and a potluck lunch (library members get…

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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 May 27 and 29 for Memorial 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.