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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
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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
  • Gravity & Grace

    Allen County Public Library - Jeffrey R. Krull Gallery

    November 11, 2017 - January 7, 2018

    2017-11-11 2018-01-07 Gravity & Grace <p>An exhibition featuring the work of photojournalist and Fort Wayne native, Jenni Vorderman. The show is a collective body of work showcasing images from Kitale, Kenya, Tamil-Nadu, India and Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, which capture the harsh realities women and children face in developing countries. The show will also include paintings from Kenyan artist Godfrey Sibila. Vorderman spent two weeks with Kisoo earlier this spring interviewing and documenting tribes in Western Kenya that have been displaced and marginalized due to tribal warfare.</p> 900 Library Plaza Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Harry Potter Party

    Allen County Public Library

    December 20, 2017

    2017-12-20 18:30:00 2017-12-20 18:30:00 Harry Potter Party <p>If you love Harry as much as we do, join us in celebrating the season with games, refreshments, and crafts inspired by HP and friends. For people in grades 6 -12.</p> 900 Library Plaza Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Heartland Sings: Celtic Landscapes

    Allen County Public Library

    March 10, 2018 - March 11, 2018 (Select Dates)

    2018-03-10 2018-03-11 Heartland Sings: Celtic Landscapes <p>Magical harmonies and the drones of bagpipes transport you to the Emerald Isle. Enjoy a variety of vocal music selections with traditional instruments of Celtic heritage. Take the high road and meet us for a Celtic celebration you won't forget!</p> 900 Library Plaza Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Cherry Blossom Festival of Fort Wayne

    Allen County Public Library

    May 20, 2018

    2018-05-20 12:00:00 2018-05-20 17:00:00 Cherry Blossom Festival of Fort Wayne <p>A one day festival to celebrate everything Japanese.</p> <p>Events include: Japanese food, fold dance, traditional music, contests (anime, cosplay, haiku), tea ceremony, taiko drums, karaoke, merchandise, games, origami, bonsai exhibits, and so much more!</p> <p>No admission charge.</p> <p>Food, merchandise, and some games available for purchase.</p> <p>www.cherryblossomfw.com</p> <p>facebook: www.facebook.com/fortwaynecherryblossomfestival</p> 900 Library Plaza Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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