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Indiana Room

Indiana Room Hours

Monday  9:00am – 8:00pm

Tuesday  9:00am – 8:00pm

Wednesday 9:00am – 8:00pm

Thursday  9:00am – 8:00pm

Friday  9:00pm – 6:00pm

Saturday  9:00am – 5:00pm

Sunday  1:00pm – 5:00pm

Contact Us:

(317) 839-6602 x.2114

1120 Stafford Rd, Plainfield, IN 46168

askindiana@plainfieldlibrary.net

The Indiana Room welcomes local history items, family genealogies, photographs and other relevant materials to add the archival collection.

What You'll Find

  • Local histories
  • Local family genealogy
  • Information about Indiana history, geography, and more
  • Biographies of famous Hoosiers
  • Books by Indiana, Plainfield, and Hendricks County authors
  • How-to information about researching historical topics
  • Searchable databases
  • Over 18,000 books, vertical files, maps, and microfilm

What’s New in the Indiana Room

  • The Family History Hounds genealogy group will meet Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 1:00pm in the McMillan Meeting Room. Our topic:  Overland Trails: Westward Migration in the 19th Century Your ancestors went west for many reasons, opportunity, land, and promise. Amber Oldenburg will share with......

  •                                       Robert Chester, curator of the Crispus Attucks Museum, presents “Crispus Attucks: From the Beginning.” Learn more about the man widely regarded as the first person killed in the American Revolution. Mr. Chester has been the curator and archivist of the Crispus Attucks Museum for......

  • Help preserve our Plainfield history by sharing your historic photos, letters, and artifacts. Drop by the library’s Indiana Room anytime between January 21-23, 2022 during library hours and we will digitize your treasures, add the electronic image to our local history archives, and return the......

Want to learn more about the Indiana Room?

Feel free to reach out the library staff with any questions you might have. We’re more than happy to help however possible!