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

Summer Reading Contest / $5 a bag of books on 6/9

June 5, 2024

Saturday, June 9:, 10:30 am – 3:00 pm:  All sales books $5 a bag (yours or ours, grocery store size)“I love summer reading” Contest:  Monday, June 3 to Saturday, July 13.  For library members ages 2-18.  Sign up anytime during this period!  Readers will  choose an activity to complete for every library book (digital or…

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 Asian American and Pacific Islander month 

May 15, 2024

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander month we have added ebooks to our digital branch.  Titles include:   Krisriana Kahakauwila, This is ParadiseMisa Sugiura, This Time Will Be DifferentRobin Ha, Almost American GirlQuan Barry, When I’m Gone, Look for Me in the EastSarah Thankam Mathews, All This Could Be DifferentAmy Zhang, The CartographersGina Apostol, La TerceraTracy Badua,  This Is Not a Personal StatementMisa…

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Happy Mothers Day

May 7, 2024

Happy Mother’s Day!             Love to our Moms and to the people       who have loved, supported and guided us through the years Summer Reading Contest  “I LOVE Summertime Reading”  Starts Monday, June 3 and ends Saturday, July 13 Summertime reading is that special time of year for our library’s youngest…

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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

We will close Saturday May 25 and Monday May 27 for Memorial 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.