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

New Titles in Recognition of African American History

March 1, 2021

We just received these new titles for our collection. All of the books are a donation from editorial EDP University of P.R. Inc. Six of the seven titles are authored by Puerto Rican writer Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro. The EDP notes that “her work promotes amazing lessons of social justice and equality among all human beings.”…

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Celebrate Women’s History Month–New Book Collection

March 1, 2021

We are so excited that March is Women’s History Month! Last year, the pandemic lockdown started mid-March. We have come so far in twelve months! May we all continue to recover from the devastating effects of Covid-19. And now, we want to begin March 2021 on a bright note.We have just received a second wave…

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Black History Month

February 24, 2021

We invite everyone to stop by and checkout a title from our bricks and mortar branch selection of titles in recognition and celebration of Black History Month.  Look at our suggestions on the suggested reading shelf. You may also like to check out an ebook from our digital branch.  In the search bar of our digital…

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Current schedule (Covid-19)

Monday and Wednesday - 12 pm - 4 pm
Tuesday - 10 am - 12 pm
Saturday - 12 pm - 3 pm


Closed February 15, in observation of Presidents' Day

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.