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

HELP OUR “Future to Burn Bright” with Your End-of-Year Contribution

November 30, 2021

In 2022 San Juan Community Library will celebrate 35 years of service to the communities of San Juan and cities throughout Puerto Rico.  Your end of year contribution will keep our future shining brightly throughout the upcoming year.  Our library is a 501(c)(3) registered nonprofit for federal purposes and we are recognized by the Puerto Rico…

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Smiles, Schedule and Our Bright Future

November 17, 2021

As the holiday shopping season goes into full swing, we wanted to remind you that your library is registered with Amazon Smile. Simply select us as your designated charity either on  or via the Amazon app.   Reminder: We are closed for our Thanksgiving recess:  Monday, November 22 – Saturday, November 27. Join our Bright Future/End of Year Fundraising Campaign We  invite…

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November Update / New Art Class

November 9, 2021

There are 15 days to Thanksgiving and less than 50 to Christmas. “The days are long, but the years are short.” That’s a quotation from one of our neighbors. We agree, and that’s one of the reasons why we love reading…great books are great friends! With that thought in mind, we will be open on…

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We are open!

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

Closed for our Thanksgiving recess: Monday, November 22 - Saturday, November 27.






As of September 23, 2021

At this point in time, as a library housed in a government building, we must follow the executive orders.  We will require for ages 12 and up proof of COVID-19 vaccination or accept a negative COVID-19 test within the past 72 hours of your visit.  We will require facemasks that cover the nose and mouth and without valves, as well as the use of hand sanitizer (yours or ours) upon entering the building.  We will also continue to register visits with names and phone numbers.  Children 11 and under are welcome with an accompanying adult with proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within the past 72 hours of the visit to the library.

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.