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

Join us in celebrating Caribe Federal’s 70th Anniversary

October 21, 2021

Our library is most thankful to be a part of the 70th anniversary celebration of Caribe Federal Credit Union. They have provided Puerto Rico with a great service for nearly a century! Our library is also grateful to be a part of Caribe Federal’s community outreach program. This wonderful program makes it possible for island…

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Halloween at Your Library

October 21, 2021

Celebrate Halloween 2021 at San Juan Community Library with our Candy Raffle. Here is how the fun works:• We have 160 treat bags of candy to give away…2 bags per each visitor while supplies last.• The giveaway is active and ends Monday, November 1 at 4:30 pm.• Winning tickets will be drawn at the library…

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New books in Spanish for Young Readers/Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

September 28, 2021

Thanks to our digital branch platform, OverDrive, we have been gifted 70 new ebooks in Spanish for young readers.  These ebooks will be available beginning Friday, October 1.   View and check out the titles by logging onto our digital branch: or download the Libby app.  Once downloaded, find your library (San Juan Community Library) and enter your…

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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





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.