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Who We Are

Welcome to the ACPL Genealogy Center Website

The ACPL Genealogy Center is a unique and valuable resource for the Northeastern Indiana community and the entire genealogical community at large.  We have one of the largest research collections available, incorporating records from around the world. Our staff specializes in genealogy and is always available to help. 

Learn More

Genealogy Center Brochure
View our Videos
ACPL Website

Family History Archives

Digitized information in our book collection

The Genealogy Center is active in several initiatives to make significant public domain portions of its collection available online. The links on the left below represent those collaborations. The links on the right below are simply fantastic sites to search.

Family History Books
Internet Archive

Planning to Visit?

Come visit our genealogical facility in Fort Wayne, IN

Be sure to use the library's online catalog to prepare for your trip. It will assist in orienting you to the scope of our collection and help you to plan your actual research time in the Genealogy Center

Though the library is currently closed, there are so many genealogy-related resources still available to you. Here are just a few:

Our Genealogy staff is still available at Genealogy@ACPL.Info to answer your questions and guide you toward helpful digital resources.

The Genealogy Center’s webpage offers a variety of resources for family researchers, whether you’re in the beginning stages of your research or are more advanced in your research skills.

You can access a library of video resources created by our Genealogy staff. These brief but informative videos can be found here.

Genealogy staff will be offering programs. Those will be announced on the Genealogy Center's Facebook page.

Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.


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