Indiana Room

Join us for a journey down Plainfield, Indiana's Main Street.  Learn some of the history behind the buildings and businesses located along Indiana’s historic National Road. This online presentation will be available on the library's Facebook page.  Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 1:00pm ...

The Indiana Room has a tremendous collection of photographs of Plainfield, Guilford Township, and Hendricks County.  One of the most popular collections are the aerial photos of Plainfield, Indiana.  Come browse the Photograph Database and fly over this unique view of our town! Use the...

Be part of history! Share your pandemic story! Imagine a person 100 years from now is researching the Great 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic.  They want to know how the community of Plainfield, Indiana was affected by the international crisis.  What kinds of things do you think they...

The Family History Hounds genealogy group meetings have been suspended until further notice.  When we can resume normal programming, this group meets on the first Thursday of the month.  Check back for more details in a few weeks!  In the meantime, please check out our...

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...

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...

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Beginning Monday, March 1 the Library will resume in-house service and expanded hours! Click here for complete details about the changes.  Have questions? Email us at AskUs@PlainfieldLibrary.net or call us 317-839-6602.