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

Annual Community Meeting / Proposed Changes to By-laws

September 8, 2021

Please join us for our annual community meeting. We will hold it online via Zoom on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 3 pm.  If you wish to attend, please send us your email so we can send the meeting link to you.  On the agenda that day are the following proposed changes to the By-Laws.…

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Reading Marathon this Wednesday

September 6, 2021

We invite our members to participate in the 16th Puerto Rican Reading Marathon and the 8th Latin American Reading Marathon this Wednesday, September 8.   This project is hosted by the Center for the Study of Reading, Writing, and Children’s Literature  (CELELI).  We are a registered site for the reading marathon, and we are authorized to…

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Back to School Celebration and Presentation of The Arab-American Collection

August 28, 2021

Thanks to everyone for joining us last Saturday for our “Back to School Celebration and Presentation of The Arab-American Collection.” Thanks to a donation from the KNET Foundation, we now have a collection of over 60 new books for children, young adults, and adults. The Foundation seeks to strengthen the bridge between Arab & Puerto…

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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






All employees, volunteer and paid, vendors, contractors and teachers entering the Library must provide proof of  vaccination. 

Patrons and other visitors only need to follow our current proctocols: 

  • Register their visit to the monitor in the hallway by providing their first name, last name and phone number.
  • Wear a mask that covers the mouth and nose.
  • Masks with valves are not permitted.
  • Have a temperature check (wrist).
  • Use hand sanitizer upon entry to the Library

                   (either your own or ours)

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.