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Allen County Public Library

  • Address: 900 Library Plaza Fort Wayne, IN 46802
  • Phone: (260) 421-1200
  • Fax: (260) 421-1386
  • Email: E-mail
  • Website: Visit Website
Meeting Facilities

Trace your family roots at the country's second largest genealogy department. Professional on-site counselors are available to assist in searches. Call the main branch for library hours which vary according to the season. The Allen County Public Library has been part of the social and cultural fabric of Allen County since 1895.


The library system consists of thirteen branch libraries and the recently renovated main library. More than 4,500,000 items are circulated. Computer classes, book groups and children's activities make the library a destination for everyone. Includes The Genealogy Center, the second largest collection in the U.S.

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Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Description The Allen County Public Library has various facilities and meeting rooms that are available for public use at the main library and branches. Library facilities can accommodate a variety of activities, ranging from large events to small, informal meetings.
  • Theatre Capacity 378
  • Banquet Capacity 200
  • Number of Rooms 7
  • Classroom Capacity 200
  • Theater Capacity: 230
Meeting Room A
  • Theater Capacity: 160
Meeting Room B
  • Theater Capacity: 70
  • Classroom Capacity: 35
  • Banquet Capacity: 24
Meeting Room C
  • Theater Capacity: 100
  • Classroom Capacity: 50
  • Banquet Capacity: 60
Meeting Room ABC
  • Theater Capacity: 378
  • Classroom Capacity: 200
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
  • Classroom Capacity: 18
Great Hall
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
  • Otaku Anon

    Allen County Public Library

    Recurring monthly on the 1st Thursday

    2018-06-07 19:00:00 2018-09-02 Otaku Anon <p>Location: Main Library- Meeting Room C<br /><br />Teens in grades 6-12: Come watch anime with other people who love it as much as you do!<br /><br />Otaku is a Japanese term for people with obsessive interests, commonly the anime and manga fandom. <br /><br />This program is free and occurs on the first Thursday of each month from 7pm - 8:30pm</p> 900 Library Plaza Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2018-09-08 12:00:00 2018-09-08 17:00:00 Korea Festival <p class="text-align-center"><strong>Korea Festival</strong> is a cultural festival dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusiveness through exchange of Korean arts, culture, food, and history in Fort Wayne. Through the festival, we hope to <strong>share the rich culture and intricacies of Korea</strong> with Fort Wayners.</p> <p class="text-align-center">Join us this September at Fort Wayne's ACPL Library to experience a taste of Korean culture! Look forward to games, delicious food, and a variety of performances to enjoy with your family and friends!</p> 900 Library Plaza Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2018-08-13 18:30:00 2018-11-12 20:30:00 Clay Stuckey presents "Civil War Field Artillery--the rest of the story" <p>"Civil War Field Artillery" is an introduction to field artillery and field artillery only that is designed to acquaint the visitor of Civil War battlefields with the information behind those cannons still dotting the landscape.</p> <p>The speaker will describe what those weapons could do and what it took to get them to the battlefield.</p> 900 Library Plaza Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2018-09-29 10:00:00 2018-09-29 12:00:00 Mystery 101 Session <p>Do you want to write a mystery novel but don’t know how to start?<br /><br />Join us for Mystery Writing 101 with renowned crime fiction author Lori Rader-Day on Saturday, September 29th from 10 am to 12 pm in meeting room A at the Main library.<br /><br /> Lori Rader-Day’s debut mystery, The Black Hour, won the 2015 Anthony Award for Best First Novel and was a finalist for the 2015 Mary Higgins Clark Award. Her second novel, Little Pretty Things, won the 2016 Mary Higgins Clark Award and was a nominee for the Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original. Little Pretty Things was named a 2015 “most arresting crime novel” by Kirkus Reviews and one of the top ten crime novels of the year by Booklist. Her third novel, The Day I Died, was an Indie Next Pick and is a nominee for the Mary Higgins Clark Award and the Barry Award. Lori’s fourth novel of crime fiction, Under a Dark Sky, comes out in August 2018. Born and raised in central Indiana, she currently lives in Chicago.<br /><br /> Pre-registration is recommended. Call Readers’ Services at 260-421-1235 for more details.<br /><br />Event Type(s): Program<br />Age Group(s): Adults, High Schoolers<br />Stephanie Ortyl<br />(260) 421-1235<br />sortyl@acpl.info</p> 900 Library Plaza Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2018-12-01 2018-12-02 Jingle Bell Jazz <p>It's the most wonderful time of the year! Get swept up in the sounds of the season with Jingle Bell Jazz. Hear holiday pop and vocal jazz favorites, accompanied by our instrumental combo. Our Principal Vocal Artists are showcased in a dazzling evening of holiday classics, new favorites, and even a few Heartland Sings originals!<br /><br />DATES: Saturday, December 1, 2018 | 7:30pm<br />Sunday, December 2, 2018 | 2:00pm</p> 900 Library Plaza Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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2018 Visitors GuideClick here to view a copy of our latest Visitors Guide, or request your free copy by mail!