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“Beautiful Library” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Allen County Public Library

Allen County Public Library
Ranked #3 of 55 things to do in Fort Wayne
Certificate of Excellence
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Michigan
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97 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Beautiful Library”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2013

This is a spot you can get lost in for hours. The staff is very helpful. Downtown parking can be tricky.

Visited December 2012
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Check out your Ancestors”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2013

Second biggest genealogy library (after Salt Lake) if you are researching your ancestors. Brand new facility. High Tech equipment, and really helpful staff. Located downtown with convenient hotels and restaurants nearby.

Visited March 2013
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Decatur, Indiana
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Geneology”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2013

There is no comparsion, The best in the east of Salt lake city. Book up on Book of imformation. And Computers, Feild trip. First rate, just amazing. The envoy of every Libiary. The whole floor just Geneogly.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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199 reviews
114 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
“Love this library”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2013

This library has the accessibility of small town libraries, but contains a vast inventory with 99% of everything one would ordinarily want to read. The librarians are always helpful, especially at the Aboite branch. The most helpful aspect is the ease of placing holds on library books and picking them up at the local branch. The mobile app has recently been updated and is intuitive to use. The space is also beautiful for holding small teaching sessions and conferences and small tournaments, such as for chess. The basement theater offers many free movies. A first-class county amenity and well worth the tax dollars.

Visited February 2013
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Grand Rapids, MI
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Genealogy Collection!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2013

A friend and I came to Fort Wayne to do some genealogy research at the Allen County Public Library and found a HUGE bank of information. We came from Michigan and were looking for info from states east and south and found a ton of resources. The collection of published family histories they have is astounding as well. We're already talking about another trip back!

Visited March 2013
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