Most of our CLE programs will be offered in both the Downtown and South County branches of the law library! Please make sure you click the correct location and date below, or call 772-462-2370 to reserve your spot today!
Library Open for Limited Legal Research
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.
Our live CLE presentations have been cancelled.
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.
Legal Clinics By Phone
We are pleased to announce that we will continue our Legal Clinics designed to assist the Public by telephone during the COVID 19 pandemic. We know our patrons need help more than ever now and our volunteer attorneys are stepping up to help. Please call the library and they will help schedule your appointment.
Locations and Hours
Located in the St. Lucie County Courthouse
221 South Indian River Drive
Fort Pierce, Florida 34950
Monday through Thursday 9:00 - 5:00
Friday 9:00 - 4:30
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)
South County Branch:
Located in the Paula A. Lewis Public Library
2950 SW Rosser Blvd
Port St Lucie, FL 34953
Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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 are available for reservation in both the Main Branch downtown and the South County Branch in the Paul A. Lewis Public Library.
In The News
Read about programs at the library in the latest Library Newsletter: July
Board of Trustees
Next Board Meeting:
August 21 2:00 PM
NOTE: call the library for Zoom meeting 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.