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

August Update

August 9, 2022

REMINDER:Dear Parents:  Just as you use your supervision with the books that your children select at our bricks and mortar branch, you may wish to monitor what your children can select for reading from our digital branch.  We also wish everyone a fond welcome, as the school year gets underway.Upcoming activities:Story and Craft Time:  Our…

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Book Club and Summer Reading Contest

June 28, 2022

SJCL Book Club for ages 40 and up:  Our book club had its first meeting on June 23, and it was great!  We’ll meet again on July 7 at 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm.  There is still time to join, so feel free to participate.  A unique feature or our new book club is that you select…

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July Schedule

June 28, 2022

JULY 2022 CLOSINGS : Closed: Monday, July 4 Summer Break: The library will be closed: Thursday, July 14 – Saturday, July 30 reopening Monday, August 1 July operating hours: Monday: 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10:30 am – 4:30 pm Saturday: 10:30 am – 3:00 pm

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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

Face Mask required, as children under 5 come to our 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.