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Allen County Public Library

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Address: 900 Library Plz, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-3699
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+1 260-421-1200
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All things genealogy!

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... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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6 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 many branches, are just amazing and always willing to help. There are lots of classes... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 the e-reading options. Researching your next purchase? Use flipster to access magazines like "Consumer Reports."... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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8 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 can sit to people watch. If you want to get into genealogy, they have it... More 

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Thank Linda H
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Reviewed 15 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.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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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 will continue our frequent visits to these resources.

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Thank Denny B
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Reviewed 10 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 us.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful library and asset to our community! Staff is very helpful and willing to share information and resources available to public.

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