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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

  • In celebration of Archaeology Month, local archaeologist John Flood will present a program on the excavations and findings at the Starbuck Farmstead near Plainfield. Flood and his colleagues at Stantec conducted geophysical and archaeological testing and located pottery kilns and other artifacts at the southeastern......

  • The Family History Hounds genealogy group will meet Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 1:00pm in the McMillan Meeting Room. Our topic:  No Easy Button: Using Immersion Genealogy to Understand Your Ancestors Family history is so much more than just names, dates, and places, or boxes,......

  • 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......

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!