The law library has opened for limited access.  Please read our temporary operating procedures ahead of your visit.  Call 772-462-2370 for more information.

NEW!  Public Legal Education Videos 
 In conjunction with the St. Lucie County Clerk of the Circuit Court and the St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners, the Friends of the Rupert J. Smith Law Library Public Legal Education Committee is pleased to announce the development of educational videos for our patrons. Each of these videos presents information on a specific legal topic, designed to help you navigate through the legal process. Subscribe to our Youtube channel! 

Mission

The Rupert J. Smith Law Library of St. Lucie County strives to provide equal access to the courts through a strong collection of legal materials in print and electronic format to better serve all of the residents, bar and judiciary of St. Lucie County.  The library staff endeavors to assist all patrons in using the collection effectively.

Highlights
Legal Clinics

We are unable to offer legal clinics to the public at this time.

 Public Legal Education Videos

In conjunction with the St. Lucie County Clerk of the Circuit Court and the St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners, the Friends of the Rupert J. Smith Law Library Public Legal Education Committee is pleased to announce the development of educational videos for our patrons. Each of these videos presents information on a specific legal topic, designed to help you navigate through the legal process.

 

Current topics include:

CLE Lending Library

The library offers the loan of Florida Bar CLE recordings on CD-ROM via mail.  You are only responsible for return postage.  Click here to see a list of available programs.  There are often wait lists for these programs so please request them early.

Conference Rooms

Conference rooms are available for reservation in both the Main Branch downtown and the South County Branch in the Paul A. Lewis Public Library.

Live CLE Programs

We are unable to offer live CLE presentations at this time.

Locations and Hours

Main Library:

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

Fort Pierce, Florida 34950 
(772) 462-2370 


HOURS:

Monday through Thursday 9:00 - 5:00

Friday 9:00 - 4:30

South County Branch:

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

HOURS:

Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

St. Lucie West Branch (unstaffed):

Located in the South County Annex

250 Northwest Country Club Drive 

Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986

Monday through Friday 8:30-5:00 (unstaffed)

Board of Trustees

Next Board Meeting: 

Cancelled: June 4 - 2:00 PM

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

Friends
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:

July 8 at 12:00 noon 

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

In The News

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