Author: Reann Poray

As the Irish-American poet Thomas Augustine Daly said, "For the whole world is Irish on the seventeenth o' March!"  In celebration of the Emerald Isle we have plenty of materials available, from online databases to novels, from children’s stories to e-books.  Here are just a...

Indiana Landmarks uses insider knowledge to highlight historic places worth a visit, from the quirky to the sublime: small towns, neighborhoods, restaurants, shops, parks, cemeteries, scenic drives, museums -- you get the idea. Join Suzanne Stanis for a look at Indiana’s favorite hidden gems from...

The Family History Hounds genealogy group will meet Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 1:00pm at the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library (McMillan B meeting room).  Our topic will be "Stories Buildings Tell".  Suzanne Stanis, Indiana Landmarks Director of Heritage Education, will lead us on a virtual...

We're pleased to let you know that the library now subscribes to ProQuest's HNP Indianapolis Star newspaper database.  This resources of digitized newspapers covers 1903-2004.  Enjoy browsing the paper, or looking for specific items such as obituaries, advertisements, or family news.  The database is free...

Come Explore Your Family History with the Indiana Room!  Are you curious about your ancestry?  Maybe DNA is your thing?  Drop by the Indiana Room where genealogy is our thing!  Try out (free) some of our many online genealogy databases (including Ancestry.com, Family Search, World...

The Indiana Room has thousands of historic photographs of Plainfield and Hendricks County, Indiana.  We've been steadily digitizing the pictures in the collection and making them available online.  Browse our online photograph database and see what you find!  We suggest using the DESCRIPTION field for...

Did you know the library can help you locate historic marriage records from Hendricks County? Index to Marriage Records Hendricks County, Indiana SEARCH DATABASE This project was originally indexed by the Indiana W.P.A.  Original records are located in the Hendricks County Clerk's Office, Danville, IN. For information on...

The Library has a growing collection of historic photographs from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries documenting the people and places of Hendricks County. Browse through hundreds of these pictures of Plainfield and other Hendricks County towns and villages here.  ...

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