Smyrna Public Library Library
Reference Department GALILEO Search
Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday 10 AM to 8 PM
Friday 10 AM to 6 PM
Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM
Sunday 1 PM to 6 PM
Smyrna Public Library is the only independent, city-operated
library in the state of Georgia. Founded in 1936, the library
has grown from an initial collection of a few hundred books
to almost 100,000 books and audiovisual materials.
In 1991 the City opened a new 28,000 square foot facility.
This nationally recognized building is based on the colonial
capitol in Williamsburg. It features an open floor plan with
large windows that provides a warm inviting atmosphere to
250,000 annual visitors.
Mary Moore, Library Director
cards are free for City of Smyrna residents, city employees
and property owners. Organizations may obtain a free library
card if they have a city of Smyrna business license or are
a school located in the city limits. Nonresidents can obtain
a library card by paying an annual fee of $35 ($45 for a family).
must present a picture ID at the time of registration such
as a drivers license or a military ID with a current address;
or a picture ID without a current address will be accepted
if it's accompanied by one of the following with a current
offers a wide array of research items ranging from historic
newspaper collections to business databases and many useful
items in between to assist you in your search for information.
- A current
utility or telephone bill
- A mortgage
- A rent
receipt or lease
- A current
car insurance card
- A bank
The library's Reference Department
on the 2nd floor will help answer your questions. You can get
assistance in the library, by phone at 770-431-2860 or via email
audio tapes and music CDs can be checked out for three weeks.
They can be renewed twice, if there isn't a reserve on them.
Music CDs can be checked out for one week. Movie DVDs can be
checked out for three days. CDs and DVDs cannot be reserved
Fines are ten cents per day for books, audio tapes, and music
CDs. Fines are one dollar per day for DVDs.
provides free Internet access to the public on 12 computers.
8 are located in the Reference Department and 4 are located
in the Children's Department.
All Internet users must sign in at the reference desk and
present an ID, before using the computers. Library cardholders
can sign-up twice a day. Nonresidents are limited to once
is located in the Genealogy Room on the second floor.