Indiana Room

Indiana Landmarks uses insider knowledge to highlight historic places worth a visit, from the quirky to the sublime: small towns, neighborhoods, restaurants, shops, parks, cemeteries, scenic drives, museums -- you get the idea. Join Suzanne Stanis for a look at Indiana’s favorite hidden gems from...

The Family History Hounds genealogy group will meet Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 1:00pm at the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library (McMillan B meeting room).  Our topic will be "Stories Buildings Tell".  Suzanne Stanis, Indiana Landmarks Director of Heritage Education, will lead us on a virtual...

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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