Author: Reann Poray

Graffiti in Spain:  Learning about culture through street art and messages in public spaces.  Whew! That's a long title.  What we're really going to experience is some really cool street art from Spain, including along the Way of St. James (the Camino de Santiago).  Dr....

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...

The Family History Hounds genealogy group will meet Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 1:00pm.  Roundtable Discussion: It's a new year and we'd like to know what everyone's genealogy resolutions are.  Join us as we talk about what 2020 will bring--genealogically speaking.  Plus, we'll spend some...

October is Family History Month. Why not resolve to do a something to add your story?  Make a connection, jot down a memory, take a photo of a homestead, talk to a relative...

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.  ...