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ACPL HOSTS VALENTINE’S DAY EVENT FOR SENIORS AND CAREGIVERS


(FORT WAYNE, IN) – The Allen County Public Library invites persons with memory loss, and their caregivers, to a “Great Day Café: Be My Valentine” event at the Main Library on Wednesday, February 14 at 1:30 p.m.  The Valentine’s Day event aims to facilitate memory and socializing around the topic of love, romance, and relationships.


“Love is in the air and we want to celebrate with our senior community members and their families,” said ACPL Senior Librarian and program organizer Nancy Saff. “This event gives us the opportunity to reminisce about important relationships throughout our lives, connect with the each other, and also learn about services and programs that can support people with memory loss.”


The Library’s Great Day Café series launched in November 2022 in partnership with Aging and In-Home Services to provide support and resources for adults with memory impairments and their caregivers. The regular events welcome dozens of community members and highlight the Library’s Library at Home and Memory Kit programs.


What:              Great Day Café: Be My Valentine

When:             Wednesday, February 14 at 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Where:           Allen County Public Library (900 Library Plaza) Main Library Meeting Room AB



The event is free and open to the public. More information can be found here.


About the Allen County Public Library

The Allen County Public Library (ACPL) has fostered lifelong learning and discovery in northeast Indiana for more than 125 years. The ACPL consists of fourteen branches throughout Allen County, serving more than one million visitors per year. The ACPL’s collection includes more than 2.7 million items, with a circulation total of 3.6 million items borrowed annually. It also houses The Genealogy Center, the nation’s largest public genealogy research center, and The Rolland Center for Lincoln Research, consisting of more than 30,000 artifacts related to President Abraham Lincoln.

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