A.K Smiley Public Library

Overview A.K. Smiley Library Site Lincoln Shrine

A.K. Smiley Public Library

The Library is now open to the public, however, the Lincoln Shrine will not be open until April 1st. The Library has new hours of operations, so please check the hours below to see when we are open.  Read the director’s message about digital options here.

Since 1894, Smiley Public Library has provided library services to the residents of Redlands. It seeks to provide, in accordance with the State Education Code, general diffusion of information and knowledge, a supplement to the formal system of free public education and shall be forever free to the inhabitants of Redlands.



Lincoln Shrine Hours: Wednesday – Sunday from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
Library Hours:


10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Tuesday and Wednesday

10:00 am – 9:00 pm


10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Friday and Saturday

10:00 am – 5:00 pm


1:00 pm – 5:00 pm



The A.K. Smiley Public Library is proud to provide the following services to the community:

  • Extensive collection of books, periodicals, and audio visual materials
  • Free computer & wireless internet access
  • Adult information services & reference resources
  • Local and regional history room and archive
  • Children’s services & programs
  • Young adult collection and special events
  • Adult literacy assistance
  • Adult book clubs
  • Special community programs & events
  • Fund-raising efforts to secure future growth
  • Volunteers who augment staffing and services
  • Funding software which enables library card holders to use the Community Center Computer Lab
  • Utilizing Endowment income for library programs, materials, and enrichment


Don McCue
125 W. Vine St Redlands, CA 92373
(909) 798 -7565

The Library Director and Library Board of Trustees oversee the operation of the A.K. Smiley Public Library and its two museums, the Lincoln Memorial Shrine & the Redlands Historical Museum.