Attorney Access After Hours

Attorneys may register for an after hours access card for both the Main Library and the South County Branch.

Both branches of the LAW LIBRARY have closed to the public


Attorneys, please note you are not to use your access cards during this time.

Our staff remains available for telephone and email reference during our normal business hours. 


For everyone’s health and safety, the Rupert J. Smith Law Library closes effective 3/20/2020. Staff will still be available to scan and email information from Westlaw, Lexis, Florida Law Weekly as well our print collection. We can send treatise excerpts, forms, checklists and other types of secondary sources as well as cases, statutes and administrative sources. We will be available during our normal working hours. See our website: for hours. Please note our phones and emails will be staffed after 5:00 on the evenings we were open in Port St. Lucie. We are available seven days a week although the weekend hours are shorter than weekdays.


Please remember all of our seminars, meetings and clinics are cancelled. Please stay tuned for new developments and remember we are still here to help.


Our email is Our phone number is 772-462-2370. There are no charges for these services.


NEW!  We can program your after hours key card to provide access to both libraries. 


To request access to both libraries on a single card, you can submit the form on this page, call the library at (772) 462-2370 or email  Please provide the first sequence of numbers at the bottom of your card. 


If you have two cards, please return the second card to the library.  


Key Card Request Form
Please indicate if you need a NEW key card or would like to UPDATE your existing key card.

Thanks for your request.

Please contact the library to obtain after hours access to either the Main Library in the courthouse or the South County Branch in the Paula Lewis Library.