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Allen County Public Library

900 Library Plz, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-3699
+1 260-421-1200
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Genealogical Research Group Trip

This library is outstanding. Large and open spaces. Great lighting from skylights/Windows... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
TrishA4
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Louisville, Kentucky
via mobile
Best Genealogy

Besides being a great library they have the best Genealogy department anywhere.They have a variety... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
H2030ZUangelam
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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900 Library Plz, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-3699
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This library is outstanding. Large and open spaces. Great lighting from skylights/Windows. Visited the Genealogical Department...second in size only to Salt Lake City. This is my first visit and it’s almost overwhelming. Fortunately, our group had a tour prior to diving into research. Staff is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Besides being a great library they have the best Genealogy department anywhere.They have a variety of programs for all ages.Having a Dunkin Donuts there is an added bonus.

Thank H2030ZUangelam
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The ACPL has an excellent collection of Abe Lincoln artifacts, one of the best genealogy departments in the US (very helpful staff), outstanding children’s and young adult departments. The art gallery always has a unique exhibit and the theatre is great too! I take my...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Clean, quite and staff is extremely knowledgeable and helpful. I did research for hours. So many great reference books. Great for school or business work. What a wonderful way to spend our tax dollars.

Thank _Georgiank1
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

it's a place you can let every thing go and sit and have quite, and enjoy yourself. it's a place where you can do office work or school work.

Thank flyingred39
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Fort Wayne library is the best for looking into your family past. They have 20plus computers with ancestry.com full loaded on each. They give you papers to record your ancestry and will help if you get stuck. Not only that, they have thousands of reference...More

Thank Joan R
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

So I have heard for years about how great this library is for genealogical research. Nothing I heard even came close to the overwhelming sense of awe when I walked in. Thank heavens I had looked over the website, and watched the introductory videos. I...More

Thank Ellspeth N
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

The ACPL has a vast offering of current and not current manuals for boats, cars, etc. I find this very helpful.

Thank 0janets
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

We had some extra time while attending the Indiana Music Education Association concerts in Fort Wayne, so we decided to visit the Allen County Public Library. The Geneology Center is on the second floor and has a lot of nice computers to use. We visited...More

Thank Dave46033
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

With the sub zero temperatures out side, a TV series DVD set is just what the doctor ordered! Checked out season One of Master Piece Theater's "Poldark" drama. very well worth watching. my wife checked out volume 23 of Janet Evanovich's series for good reading...More

Thank Bruce B
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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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