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Allen County Public Library

900 Library Plz, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-3699
+1 260-421-1200
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An awesome library, particularly for a city the size of Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne is not a very large city or very exceptional but the library is incredible. The catalog... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Meaghan G
All things genealogy!

This library has made fantastic strides since they remodeled the facility. There are so many book... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
dutchgirl1899
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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900 Library Plz, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-3699
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+1 260-421-1200
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Fort Wayne is not a very large city or very exceptional but the library is incredible. The catalog is very extensive, the staff are extremely helpful and the genealogy research center is among the finest in the country. I think the library may be one...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

This library has made fantastic strides since they remodeled the facility. There are so many book titles to browse, upgraded computers and the genealogy department has so many resources, you can't believe it is all in one building. The staff here, and all of the...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

great resources to follow up on your ancestry, one of the better such places in the US (outside of Salt Lake City).

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Come to pick up a book, or spend all day researching ancestors in the world renown genealogy department, or perusing the shelves looking for books in any dewey decimal section. Want to read pick up a new book at midnight, in your pajamas? Check out...More

Thank Jolene N
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Maybe it's been a while since the remodel so not as updated a feel as it once had, but still a very nice library with an extensive A/V section.

Thank nonstudying
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Well known all over the the world for the best place for finding ancestors. This is one of the largest collections of information and for the most knowledgeable and helpful staff

Thank lynnsmuts
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Books, books on tape, movies, great displays and the best genealogy department! They also have programs for kids. Reading is not going away and the Allen County library has it all. If you can't find something...ask! The library has reading areas and even places you...More

Thank Linda H
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The ACPL is the best place to spend time for kids and adults alike. Numerous sections and platform of books. Very helpful staff and great ambiance.

Thank Antaryami
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We have visited both the downtown main Library as well as a couple of branches over the last many years. They have many tools for researching how to plan your financial life. For an individual to purchase these materials, it would be too costly. We...More

Thank Denny B
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

ACPL has a great childrens department with extra activities scheduled daily. Librarians are willing to help you find books on your topics of interest. If you plan ahead a little they will even select a whole crate of books, saving a lot of time for...More

Thank Heather D
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Meg S
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This sounds more like a statement rather than a question. And if the questioner already works at the Allen County Public Library, then I would think they would know the answer. Don't know why this came to me.
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