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Allen County Public Library

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Address: 900 Library Plz, Fort Wayne, IN 46802-3699
Phone Number: (260) 421-1200
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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 went with the NGS on a research trip to this library. I would highly recommend this library as a place to visit because of the large repository of books, film, etc that they... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
doloresb650
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Tennessee
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Tennessee
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I went with the NGS on a research trip to this library. I would highly recommend this library as a place to visit because of the large repository of books, film, etc that they have. I did not know what to expect but they have so much to offer. The staff were not only friendly, but they also knew so... More 

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Thank doloresb650
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Allen county library is a Gem! It provides great resources for the entire family! The staff is very helpful. If they don't have a specific item ( hard to believe because they have a large variety of items), they can get it for you quickly.

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Thank Marlene1060
Cebu City, Philippines
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best public libraries in the US. It has a wide selection of books as well as media. My wife likes to meet there and reserves a conference room prior to going. The staff are all very friendly, and parking is on site.

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Thank MangoLove
Bolingbrook, Illinois
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The genealogy section is very impressive. Librarians in that section were very helpful to this first time visitor. Beautiful building, parking is easy in the attached garage. I can't wait to go back and do more research!

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Thank robin02907
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Books, DVDs, CDs, and one of the best genealogy departments in the entire country! Worth checking out...especially if you are working on the family tree.

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Thank Dustin D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to take children to learn and explore. You can sit back relax and enjoy story time or snuggle in a cubby with your own book.

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Thank Amy T
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have a very beautiful library! It is huge and we have all kinds of interesting things happening at the library from conference rooms to an archive room. Come find a relative! I understand that it is one of the largest in the USA! Also has a Dunkin Donut. During the summer there are different bands that play next to... More 

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Thank 671perlan
Hillsdale, United States
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21 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When you go to the Allen County Public Library for genealogy research, be sure you have some idea of what you want to find. The library is the 2nd largest genealogy library in the U.S., and the selection can be overwhelming if you don't have a game plan. The resources are amazing, though!

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Thank Karen M
Urbana, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went to work on genealogy. Huge! Everyone helpful.Could have stayed for a month! Have to pay for parking in the underground garage, but worth it. Dunkin Donuts on main floor.

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Thank gsquaredUrbana_IL
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

The Fort Wayne Library system is one of the finest in the country. I always seem to find something new and something I did not necessarily come to find. So I recommend people look around and explore, never know what you may come across.

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