Indiana Room Hours Contact us:
Monday 4:00 – 8:00pm (317) 839-6602 x. 2114
Tuesday 9:00 – 8:00pm firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday 9:00 – 5:00pm
Thursday 9:00 – 8:00pm 1120 Stafford Road
Friday 12:00 – 6:00pm Plainfield, IN 46168
Saturday 9:00 – 5:00pm
Sunday 1:00 – 5:00pm
Either way, you’ll find the library’s Indiana Room has a lot to offer! Among the department’s holdings and services:
- Local histories (Yes, there are copies you may check out to read at home!)
- Family history/genealogy information – especially local families
- Information about the Hoosier state: its history, geography, natural features, etc.
- Biographies of famous Hoosiers (David Letterman, Benjamin Harrison, Twyla Tharp, Jane Pauley, Ernie Pyle, Cole Porter, James Whitcomb Riley, Dan Quayle …)
- Books by Indiana authors, including Plainfield and Hendricks County
- How-to information about researching the history of your house, restoration and historic preservation
- Indiana and genealogy related programs.
- Searchable databases for local deaths, marriages, and other useful family history information.
- There are over 18,000 books, vertical files, maps and microfilm in the Indiana local history/genealogy collection and all are available through the library’s online catalog.
- Much more – ask us!
Our webpage is a treasure trove of information, too:
- Check our Photograph Database of pictures of Plainfield and Hendricks County
- Find an obituary of one of your genealogy ancestors
- Find contact information for local organizations
- See what new books have arrived for the Indiana Circulating collection
- Look for materials in the library’s online catalog
- Use Ancestry, World Vital Records or HeritageQuest to research your family’s history (in-library use only)
- … and lots more!
Questions? Contact us! email@example.com