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

Library Reopening and Summer Classes…Reapertura de la Biblioteca y Clases de Verano

May 29, 2010

We plan to reopen the library on Tuesday, June 8–weather permitting, as the painting portion to our renovation begins on June 1.  We will keep you informed as to the progress. Thank you so much for your patience.  We are thrilled with all the changes; especially our new roof!!!   Cell Phones:  Thanks to everyone who donated a…

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Closed for remodeling …. Cerrados por remodelación

May 6, 2010

Construction is in full swing. There is too much dust to permit opening on Saturdays, as originally planned. Furniture and computers in the library are covered and inaccessible at the moment. There is also the possibility that we may lose our internet connection with the demolition and rebuilding of the eastern wall. Therefore, the library…

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Remodelación y Cierre Temporero ……… Remodeling and Temporary Closing

April 12, 2010

Gracias a todos por acompañarnos a nuestra celebración de la Semana Nacional de las Bibliotecas el sábado 10 de abril. Nuestro tercer BBQ, Venta de Libros y Golosinas fue un tremendo éxito. 200 personas nos acompañaron durante el día, incluyendo al alcalde de San Juan Jorge Santini y su directora ejecutiva Lourdes Rovira. Junto a…

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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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