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

December News

November 30, 2022

On November 30 we are kicking off our end of year fundraising campaign.  Your support helps us to keep our doors wide open, as we raise funds for insurance, internet access, photocopier expenses (maintenance and lease), computer maintenance, salaries, wages, our digital branch and additions to our hard copy collection, cleaning, maintenance and repairs, paper,…

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Annual Community Meeting and November Schedule

November 9, 2022

Annual Community Meeting:  Our annual community meeting will be on November 12 at 3 pm via Zoom.  Please let us know via email if you would like to attend.  We will send you the link.   On our agenda will be the annual report for 2021 and the election of our 2022-2023 board members.   November 2022 …

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Thank you

October 26, 2022

Thanks to everyone who joined us this past Saturday at our 35th anniversary party. We had an amazing time!!! The music and food were spectacular and the book-making class was full to the max with enthusiastic participants. We had many new and renewing memberships and more than 500 books on sale have found new homes! Children came…

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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 pm

Last Days Open before the Holidays:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday;  December 19, 20, 21
1 pm – 4 pm
Closed: December 22 – 26 

Special Schedule:  Open  1 pm - 4 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday,  December 27, 28, 29
Closed:  December 30, 2022 through January 7, 2023
Reopening under our regular schedule:  Monday, January 9, 2023
12:30 pm  – 4:30 pm   


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.