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Locations and Hours

There are no holiday closings during the month of June. We will be closed July 4th and 5th in honor of Independence Day.

Main Library:

Located in the St. Lucie County Courthouse
221 South Indian River Drive 

Fort Pierce, Florida 34950 
(772) 462-2370 


Monday through Thursday 9:00 - 5:00

Friday 9:00 - 4:30

Saturday and Sunday - closed

South County Branch:

Located in the Paula A. Lewis Public Library
2950 SW Rosser Blvd
Port St Lucie, FL 34953
(772) 871-6806



Wednesday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM and by conference room reservation 

We are happy to answer requests by email or phone.  Email or call 772-462-2370 for more information.

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The Friends of the Rupert J. Smith Law Library hosted the 2024 Law Day Reception at the Paula A. Lewis library in Port St. Lucie on April 30th, 2024. 

The event honored community recipients Greg Smith from the Mustard Seed Ministries and Elijah Wooten, Jr. from the City of Port St. Lucie Economic Development department. 


St. Lucie County students participated in the annual art contest, depicting this year's Law Day theme: Voices of Democracy. 

Many thanks to all who attended!  A huge thank-you to the Law Library Friends for a wonderful event.

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The RJS Law Library was proud to welcome the students from the Law Academy Legal Assistants program at St Lucie West Centennial High School.  The students participated in a tour and information session. 

Many thanks to attorney George Metcalfe for presenting valuable information on the role of a paralegal. And thank you to the Law Academy's instructor, attorney Angela Baumgarten, for making this opportunity possible.

Friendly Passages:
Winter 2024


The Friends of the Rupert J. Smith Law Library are pleased to present the Winter 2024 Issue of Friendly Passages e-magazine. This issue focuses on Human Trafficking and Features:


“It Takes a Village to Fight Human Trafficking”, The chronology of the book Human Trafficking: A System-Wide Public Safety and Community Approach (2nd Edition) by Dr. Jeffrey W. Goltz, Executive Dean, Valencia College’s School of Public Service & Legal Studies.

Additional information on this issue and book can be found on our Friendly Passages page.

Conference Rooms Available

Conference rooms are available for reservation in both the Main Branch downtown and the South County Branch in the Paul A. Lewis Public Library. Call (772) 462-2370 or email to reserve a room today.

Conference rooms map here

In The News

Read about programs at the library in the latest Library Newsletter:


Board of Trustees

Next Board Meeting: July 12th at 2:00

contact for information

The Friends of Rupert J. Smith Law Library of St. Lucie County was organized in order to promote, aid, develop, and encourage the use of our public law library. 

Next meeting date: 

Please contact Jim Walker 

Call (772) 462-2370 for online meeting information.

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