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

Women’s History Month Celebration Continues

March 24, 2023

Their stories inspire ours. Check one out at your next library visit whether onsite or on our digital branch at digitalsjcl.orgNew digital titles include:Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave RevoltsPaulaThe Lady of the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Millicent PatrickApril schedule:  We will be closed April 3 – 8. (Holy Week) Save the…

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Women’s History Month

March 1, 2023

Thanks to the publishing house Hispanic Star and author Lizette Martinez for donating two new books about Celia Cruz and Roberto Clemente to our collection.  The new books, in Spanish and in English, are on display at our suggested reading table. We are honored to have these wonderful books available for our young adult readers.  …

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Black History Month

February 22, 2023

Check the newest titles in our digital branch in recognition of Black History Month.  Log on to your Libby app to check them out.   We would love to add your choices to ours.  If you have a request for a title that celebrates Black Excellence, please let us know. Thank you!

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We are open!

Current schedule

Monday - 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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

Saturday - 10:30 am  - 3 pm


Closed April 1 - 8 for Holy Week

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.