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

Halloween at your library

October 19, 2020

Read a spooky story with us on Halloween night at San Juan Community Library. Watch our Live on our Facebook Page on Saturday, October 31 at 6 pm. At the end of the story, two families could win a very cool prize and an annual family membership. To participate in the raffle, come to the…

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October Schedule … Annual Community Meeting

September 29, 2020

Annual Community Meeting: On Saturday, October 10 at 3 pm we are hosting via Zoom our annual community meeting. Please click on this link to register for the meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Information about our 2019 annual report will be available and the slate…

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Passing of our President Troy Fields

September 3, 2020

Our Library mourns the loss of its President Troy Fields. He has left us a legacy of brilliant leadership, loyal-lion hearted strength, and a lifetime of joy, wisdom and guidance. Troy served many nonprofit organizations throughout Puerto Rico. He was also a past President of Rotary Club of San Juan, The Salvation Army, Boys and…

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Monday - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday - 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Saturday - 10:00 am to 3:00 pm


We will open on Columbus Day, Monday October 12, from 12 pm to 3 pm.

Opening in October under reduced hours. Monday, Wednesday and Saturday 12 pm - 3 pm. Tuesday 10 am 12 pm.






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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.