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Allen County Public Library

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A Wonderful Experience

In our opinion this Library is one of the finest in the US. It is large, it offers a variety of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mike W
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Columbia City, Indiana
Book refresher

DuPont branch always has what we want or it's easy to get items from other branches. Probably the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Karla O
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Reviewed 6 days ago

In our opinion this Library is one of the finest in the US. It is large, it offers a variety of services and it has most any offering you could want. It is also regarded as one of the best genealogy libraries available.

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't expect the lineage tracking and the likes in the Library (downtown). I hopped in just to see if I could find things to take photos of and they seem to have a good offering of services, books, and media. I find it very...More

Thank 202runs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

DuPont branch always has what we want or it's easy to get items from other branches. Probably the best city library system of all the cities and states we've lived in.

Thank Karla O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks, Allen County Library for the extended hours and great service during FGS 2018!!! I hope to return and spend yet more time there.

Thank Peg I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best genealogy collections in the world. Second only to Salt Lake in the U.S. Wonderful knowledgeable people. The main part of the library is also fantastic. Check out the children's room and the maker space.

Thank ehayes116
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live close to this library so I go here often. Everyone working here is simply terrific. When I started using the library, I asked for a lot of information and they were more than happy to provide all the information. The collection of the...More

Thank Ranila R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A well managed and public friendly genealogy collection on the second floor of the library. Plenty of librarians to assist, or excellent online guides to help the first time visitor. A truly great experience!

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The 2nd largest genealogical library in the country, but that’s only the half of it! They have a 3-D printer area with the most up-to-date equipment money can buy! I could go on and on, but you must this place for yourself!

Thank Virgil1944
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This should be on the “must-do” list of any serious researcher while in the Midwest. The vast material and records of the Great Lakes region and beyond, is beyond imagination. Granted your best research is done at the local level, this library packs more bangs...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best Midwestern library for genealogy known for an enormous collection of family history. It also contains a vast collection of related State materials.

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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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