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Join us on Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 6:30pm as 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...

The Indiana Room's Sarah Wright has authored the new book "50 Historic Buildings of Plainfield, Indiana: the places and the people".  Featuring some of Plainfield's well-known structures as well as a few that often are unnoticed, this book shares the stories of not only the...

Do you believe in ghosts? If so --and even if not-- you're going to love this paranormal presentation! Proof of the Paranormal: A Ghost Talk Join us Thursday, October 21 at 6:30 p.m. as long-time paranormal investigators Nicole and Michael Kobrowski discuss the paranormal and show evidence...

Hidden Figures, a bestselling novel and award-winning film, tells the story of the “West Computing” group, the exceptionally talented African American women whose manual calculations sent John Glenn into orbit. Join us in celebrating five years since the novel’s release by learning about other incredible...

This just in: we've got a new digital resource: Newspapers.com! Newspapers.com provides access to historical newspapers from across Indiana. Explore newspaper articles and clippings for help with genealogy, history and other research--from Anderson to Ft. Wayne to Indianapolis and more! Take a look now: http://newspaperslibrary.proquest.com/barcode?accountid=57501&groupid=1234121...

In honor of Indiana's Bicentennial celebration, The Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library will display a unique collection of historic photos along with a timeline of state and national events. These photographs are kept in archives in the Indiana Room at the Library, featuring Indiana History and...

This July 8th through 30th, The Gallery at the Plainfield Library proudly presents A Walk Through Plainfield. This group exhibit, featuring works by a group of artists in a variety of styles and media, is inspired by scenes of Plainfield and surrounding Guilford Township, Indiana. This exhibit is partnered...

Today is the 197th birthday of our fair State! Though Indiana's territorial representatives had applied for statehood back in 1812, a little war at the time - which resulted in the burning of Washington, D.C., a failed invasion of Canada, the writing of our National...

A fascinating story out of Britain today: the remains of the last Plantagenet king, Richard III, have been identified after being discovered under a municipal parking lot. Richard was killed in battle against Henry Tudor (subsequently known at King Henry VII) and the whereabouts of...

Do you enjoy reading fantasy? What about historical fiction? If you’re a fan of both, you might enjoy one of these historical fantasies, books that have fantastic elements but which are based on historical events. Some books are set in a place almost the same...