Indiana Room

Join us for a walking tour  through downtown Plainfield on Sunday, June 23 at either 1:00pm or 3:30pm.  The identical tours include walking by some of Plainfield's oldest buildings and houses, as well as looking at sites where buildings once were. The route is about...

The Indiana Genealogical Society will be sponsoring a "Probate Packet Sorting Day" on Friday May 17 and May 24 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m in McMillan A meeting room. Join us for a drop in day of sorting and organizing some of Hendricks County's...

The Family History Hounds genealogy group will meet Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 1:00pm for our monthly gathering. The topic:  "Go West Young Man (at least to West Indianapolis)".  Join us as Steve Smith of the Danville Public Library discusses the "west side of Marion...

FIND MY PAST   The Indiana Room is pleased to announce that we've added another database to our collection of genealogy resources:  Find My Past Finding your British Isles ancestors can be difficult. With findmypast, you get the complete British and Irish family history experience, to connect you with...

[caption id="attachment_18951" align="alignleft" width="300"] Alan McConnell - Photography[/caption] Discovering Turkey Run Opening Reception The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library invites the community to attend the Discovering Turkey Run Documentary and Exhibit by Alan and Elaine McConnell. [caption id="attachment_18952" align="alignright" width="240"] The lush, narrow part of Turkey Run’s Rocky Hollow...

The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library is pleased to offer new ScanEZ Scan Station. The scanner is located in our Copy Center on the first floor of the Library, near the public computers. In addition to our copying service, the new scanner offers many new services, open...

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...