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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. 

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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
FamilySearch.org
Internet Archive LinkPendium.com
WeRelate.org

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

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.

NEW—Open on Sundays all year including summer Sundays.

Events

Get the latest on whats happening at the Genealogy Center

  • 17 Aug
    An Evening with Jennifer Teege

    Author Jennifer Teege, born to a German mother and a Nigerian father, accidentally discovered at age 38 that her family had a dark secret -- her grandfather commanded a Nazi concentration camp during World War II.

  • 29 Aug
    Following Up with More Records

    Let one record’s data lead you to still more sources of information.

  • 15 Sep
    Beyond the Family Bible

    The program will discuss how to analyze a variety of inherited items - books, textiles, photographs, jewelry, paintings - and how they can aid in doing genealogical research.