Just opened at the Mayagüez Children’s Library, ” Mapping the Caribbean with Children’s Books “, an exhibition of  20 children’s books, written by authors from Caribbean nations, designed and given to the library by Iris Soto Ruíz, a fourth year English major at RUM from Aguada, PR. Click here for more information and a picture of Iris and her exhibit.

Check out library events for March and April (click on Events in the main menu or use the Events button below). We’re going to be at 5 Dias con Nuestra Tierra March 14-18, and we will have Saturday events at the library beginning  March 25 and ending April 29.  

Meet our Americorps State members who have developed the new reading and math tutoring program at the MCL. Tutoring is offered on Mondays and Wednesdays, or Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information please call the Library.


Library Hours

Monday – Thursday:

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

1:00 pm – 6:00 pm


9:00 am – 1:00 pm


9:00 am -12:00 pm


Banco Popular Building, 3rd Floor

#53-E   Candelaria Street

Mayaguez, PR, 00681

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Who Are We?

The MCL/BJM is a community of people working together to provide library services and programs in western Puerto Rico, especially but not exclusively for children. The Library was founded in 1992, so 2017 is our 25th anniversary year. In 2004 we received the Institute of Musem and Library Services (IMLS) National Award for Excellence in Community Service, the first Puerto Rican library to be so honored.
We hope you like what you see on our website and that you will visit us on the 3rd floor of the Banco Popular Building on the Plaza Colón in Mayagüez.

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