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

New Book Donations/Story and Craft Time This Thursday 2/29

February 28, 2024

Thank you for your input in recognizing Black History Month.  We are especially grateful to author Tina Casanova.  She has donated to our collection copies of her newest young adult books, for ages 11 and up.  Entitled Mateo and Candelaria their stories are drawn from a new historical fiction title that Ms. Casanova is currently writing.  Mateo and Candelaria…

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Black History Month/Update Book and Bake Sale

February 15, 2024

Thanks to everyone for joining us at our annual Book and Valentine’s Day Bake Sale.  We had a great crowd!  Thanks to our patrons, students, and library volunteers who baked for us. We loved all the treats, especially the cupcakes and chocolate chip cookies warm from the oven.  With everyone’s  help we raised $363!   Happy…

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Valentine’s Book and Bake Sale February 10

February 1, 2024

Join us Saturday, February 10 forour Annual Book and Bake Sale for Valentine’s Day10:30 am – 1:00 pm All sales books $5 a bagBaked goods to go or to enjoy here onsiteANDBlast from the Past Membershipsjust $2 as it was in the beginning of your library October 198715 annual memberships available (10 new and 5 renewals)Come Early–First…

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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

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Current schedule

Monday - 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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

Saturday - 10:30 am - 3 pm

Closed: Monday, February 19 in observation of Day of the Leaders of Puerto Rico and Presidents' Day.


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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.