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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...

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...