The Indiana Room


Indiana Room Hours                                                   Contact us:

Monday  4:00 – 8:00pm                                             (317) 839-6602 x. 2114
Tuesday  9:00 – 8:00pm                                   
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

Have you lived in Guilford Township all or most of your life, or have you moved to the area recently?

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:

Questions? Contact us!