Research & Reference

Reference Service

Staff will answer queries sent to us through the mail as time allows. For Genealogy requests, please specify names and time periods. Please provide the following information:

  • Your name, address, and telephone number 
  • Your query including the name(s), time period, and type of information requested 

Helpful Links

APLS staff recommends these reputable, safe, and official sites for the topical categories below. Government resources can be found in the Indiana and/or Federal sections. If you wish to contact a librarian for assistance, please use the Ask a Librarian form on this page.

Adams County / Local

Adams County Government

Colleges & Universities

College Navigator
Peterson's Guides

Ask A Librarian

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APLS - Decatur
128 S 3rd St
Decatur, IN 46733
F 260-724-2877
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu: 9am - 8pm
Fri: 9am - 5pm
Sat: 9am - 1pm
Sun: 1pm - 5pm

APLS - Geneva
305 E Line St
Geneva. IN 46740
F 260-368-9776
Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri: 10am - 5pm
Thu: 10am - 8pm
Sat: 9am - 12pm

The Adams Public Library System serves all people of the Decatur and Geneva communities by acquiring, organizing, and providing access and guidance to a wide variety of information and materials to help fulfill the intellectual, educational, social, and recreational needs of this community in an atmosphere that is welcoming, respectful, and businesslike.

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