900 Webster St, Fort Wayne Indiana 46801
Allen County Public Library, serving an area of 330,000 residents, has a collection of 2,200,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 80,000 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 44,000 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 310 employees, of whom 72 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 13 branch libraries. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $4,000,000. Patrons make 2,200,000 visits annually, and check out materials 5,000,000 times. Twenty-nine percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Fort Wayne) Allen County Public Library
(Churubusco) Churubusco Public Library
(Converse) Converse-Jackson Township Public Library
(Decatur) Decatur Public Library
(Delphos) Delphos Public Library
(Auburn) Eckhart Public Library
06/04 Coming to The Fort Wayne area
Earth Day Indiana Festival Indianapolis IN April27 On the final Saturday of every April, thousands of Hoosiers head to downtown Indianapolis to attend one of the nation's largest Earth Day festivals. The Earth Day Indiana Festival combines 140 environmental and conservation exhibits with live music, special activities for kids and good food.
Redbud Trail Rendezvous Rochester IN April27-28 See living history of frontier Midwest America, historic camps, music and dance of the period, traditional crafts, food cooked over wood fires, blanket trading, tomahawk and muzzle-loading shooting contests. The village has 40 wooden booths, traditional crafts, blanket trading and muzzle loading shooting matches.
Smokin' on the Water - BBQ Festival By The Lake Liberty IN May4-5 Arts, Crafts, and Antiques of all kinds are permitted and desired. Lawn Equipment, Golf Carts, Personal Mobility Devices, Home Healthcare Products, ATVs, RVs, Vehicles, Boats, Outdoor Cooking Equipment, and Sporting Goods are also permitted and desired.
Tri-state Bluegrass Festival Kendallville IN May24-27 The goal that the board of directors has tried to achieve at these festivals is to provide high quality and a variety of entertainment in a family oriented atmosphere that encourages jamming.
Mentone Egg Festival Mentone IN May30-June1 The three-day event features entertainment, games, food, a parade in the downtown area, a play area for kids, and a huge car, truck, motorcycle and tractor show. All entertainment events are free. Flea markets and crafters line the main street in our downtown.
Vintage Indiana Wine and Food Festival Indianapolis IN June1 The popular one-day event is expected to draw over 10,000 people. Vintage will again feature samples of over 200 hundred award-winning Indiana wines as well as wine available for purchase. Food selections from some of Indiana's top chefs and restaurants will be available on site. Live music and cooking demonstrations will be offered throughout the day.