Indiana Room

Join us on March 26, 2019 at 6:30 as the Indiana Room's Sarah Wright takes us on a visual journey back in time to look at some of the familiar buildings and houses in Plainfield, Indiana--then and now. We will learn how things have changed...

You are invited to drop by the library on two Fridays in February 15 and 22, 2019, anytime from 10:30 am to 4 pm to help work on sorting Hendricks County probate records from the 1800s. We’ll meet upstairs in McMillan A meeting room.  The...

  The Family History Hounds genealogy group will meet Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 1:00pm for our monthly gathering. The topic:  "Indiana Canals: The Wabash and Erie Canals".   How did my ancestors get from one place to the other?  Clay County Historian Jeffrey Koehler will present...

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...