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 Hours, Classes and Reading Contest … Horario de Verano,Clases y Concurso de Lectura

May 23, 2018

Summer Hours begin Tuesday, May 29 and end Tuesday, July 31. Tuesday-Thursday: 10:00 am – 3:30 pm Monday and Friday: Closed Saturday: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm July 4 Closed for Independence Day July 18 – July 31 Closed for Annual Summer Break August 1 Reopening and Return to Regular Hours Summer Art Classes for…

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Un libro y paella … Library Week

April 17, 2018
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Casa Abierta 21 de Abril y Recordatorio “Big Read” … Open House, Saturday April 21 and Big Read Reminder

April 11, 2018

Acompáñanos en nuestra Casa Abierta, el sábado 21 de abril de 10 a.m. a 1 p.m. ¡Para celebrar la Semana Nacional de la Biblioteca, todos los libros de ventas tendrán un descuento del 50% en sus precios bajos regulares! Edición especial de cuentos infantiles a las 10:30 a.m. con la autora local Carmen Elisa Ramírez. Quédate…

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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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