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 Ends 07/14/2018 and Library Closes from July 18 to 31

July 11, 2018

Our 2018 Summer Reading Contest comes to a Happy Ending this Saturday, July 14.  Last chance to enter your tickets to our contest to win one of the two tablets.  Congratulations to all of our summer reading participants…we think you are all WINNERS!  The drawing for the tablets will be held on Wednesday, August 1.   Speaking…

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Closed July 3,4/ Summer Break/Summer Reading Program

June 26, 2018

We are painting various areas of the Library, and we will be closed July 2, 3, and 4. As you enjoy summer, we want to remind you that our traditional summer break begins Wednesday, July 18 through Tuesday, July 31. We reopen on Wednesday, August 1 under our regular hours. We will also return to…

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Annual Community Meeting … Reunión Anual de la Comunidad

May 23, 2018

We will hold our Annual Community Meeting on June 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm. Celebraremos nuestra Reunión Anual de la Comunidad el 20 de junio de 2018 a las 7:00 pm.  

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

2018 Summer Hours - June 5 - July 17

Summer Break - July 18 - July 31

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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

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