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The Genealogy Center - Allen County Public Library


Discover your family history at the Genealogy Center located at the Allen County Public Library.

The Genealogy Center, the second-largest in the nation, is world-renowned for its immense and accessible collection that totals more than 1 million physical items. Plus, the Genealogy Center is fully staffed with trained genealogists who are eager to help you get started or dig deeper into your family story.

Everyone can find success with their family history research at the Genealogy Center for FREE!


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  • Social Distancing Recommended
  • Food and Drinks not Permitted



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Meeting Facilities

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