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Allen County Public Library

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Address: 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone Number: (260) 421-1200
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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I love the Fort Wayne downtown library. There is a lot of space to hang out and read, lots of area to do research. The staff is always helpful. I enjoy the displays of artwork... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I love the Fort Wayne downtown library. There is a lot of space to hang out and read, lots of area to do research. The staff is always helpful. I enjoy the displays of artwork that they put out.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This library is known around the country for its genealogy collection. But it is so much more. They have wonderful programs for kids of all ages-babies, toddlers and teens. They have a summer reading for all age levels, with books as prizes. So many kids lose so much by not reading in the summer, and this encourages them. Love my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Being from out of state, we went in unsure of what we could do. The staff in Children's Services was super helpful, gave me a guided tour and explained everything. Abcmouse.com is free here! He loved reading books, playing games on the computers, and exploring. We spent well over 3 hours and he enjoyed every minute of it!

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Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This library has everything, I mean that, I cannot think of anything to improve it. Some highlights: -An app that reserves, searches, reminds, and more! -A kids section that includes scores of shelves of kids' books, a special playroom, a computer room, a Reading Tower, and more! -A computer lab, with a 3D printer! -Meeting rooms, theater -Dunkin' Donuts -Four... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

if you are looking for a good selection of books. The smaller libraries are good but not nearly as big as the one downtown.

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Freeport, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Second time here and could search here 50 more times and not get through everything while trying to find information on my ancestors. Love this place.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is one of the jewels of Fort Wayne. Their Genealogy department is the second best in the country. They have a tremendous selection for this size of city. But most importantly, they have phenomenal staff!

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The Allen County library is awesome. The building is only a few years old, and their genealogical research department is 3rd best in the USA behind only the LIbrary of Congress and the Morman Temple in Salt Lake City.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Books. That is what many people think that is all a library is. Well, while the Allen Co Public Library has many of those it also features: a rotating art gallery, one of the best genealogy floors in the country, a 3-D printing lab, 1,000's of music and movies to check out and enjoy, a Dunkin' Dounts for a break,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The plethora of information is categorized and very up-to-date. Family History Month as well as regular genealogy meetings are very informative and helpful.

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Additional Information about Allen County Public Library

Address: 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone Number: (260) 421-1200
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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