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

Summer Break/Summer Reading Contest Ends 7/13

July 10, 2024

Dear Patrons:  Summer flies by too fast on our island.  Thankfully, we get to enjoy beautiful weather the whole year long! As we prepare to close for our traditional summer break, we invite you to stop by and pick up your reading for the time we are closed.  There will be no fines charged during…

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Library Update / July

June 26, 2024

Pride Month:  In recognition of Pride month we ordered new ebooks for our digital branch.  Here are some of the new titles.  Ace – Angela Chen  Young Mungo – Douglas Stuart  I Keep My Exoskeletons to Myself – Marisa Crane  A Botanical Daughter – Noah Medlock  Idlewild – James Frankie Thomas  Evocation – S.T. Gibson  Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit –…

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Library Bulletin

June 18, 2024

Beat the Heat:  Stop by and spend some time with us.  An hour or two at the library is a great way to get out of the heat!  Last Sunday was Father’s Day.  We send our thanks, appreciation and love to all the Fathers out there.  Our love and thanks also to those people in our…

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You can become a library member here. Your payment will be processed by Paypal on a secure web site. You can use a credit card or your Paypal account to complete your payment. We do not store payment information on our system. You need to be a resident of Puerto Rico to become a member.

Please consider adding a donation with your payment.

You can also donate with ATH móvil. Search for us in Donate > sjlibrary

We are open!

Current schedule

Monday - 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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

Saturday - 10:30 am - 3 p

Summer break:  The Library will be closed from Thursday, July 18 - Saturday, July 27.  We will reopen on Monday, July 29 under our regular hours.  


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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.