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

Summer Reading Contest Starts June 1

May 18, 2022

Our summer reading contest starts June 1 and ends on July 9. This is the second edition of “Reading for your Community “. Check out the details. Let’s reach our goal of books! It’s the power of 3. As you read, you, our library, and your designated charity benefit!

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New Youth Group in June at our Library

May 12, 2022

We are excited to announce our new youth group, starting on Wednesdays this June from 2 pm – 4 pm. The program facilitator will be Julia Vazquez. She is a longtime member of the library and also volunteers on Tuesday afternoons. Julia is currently completing her Master’s Degree in Education with a specialty in Counseling…

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Thank your for the Open House

May 3, 2022

Thanks for joining us at our open house this past April.  We also wish to thank Maria Subero of Editorial Raices for making possible our meet and greet with authors Sandra Rivera (Los caballitos de mar se mudan de coral) and Mayra Leticia (Luna musical).  Our young and older readers–parents–etc. were inspired and uplifted.  Our…

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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

Closed April 11- April 16 Spring Break





As of March 14, 2022

As children are at our library, we will require our patrons and visitors to use face masks for the next thirty days (April 11).  In accordance with the Governor’s executive order of March 10, 2022, we will no longer require proof of COVID-19 vaccination.


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.