explore your roots


The Indiana Room collection covers the great history of Henry County and its surrounding areas.

Resources include census records, local family histories and microfilm. In addition, the collection includes a full card index for The Courier-Times, 1848-1989.


Explore these resources and discover career tools, new reading ideas, and more.

beyond books

Library of Things

More than just books, this collection includes games, tools, instruments, and passes available to borrow


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Library card holders have access to all digital materials, research resources, the Seed Library, and our Library of Things!

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grow your garden

The Seed Library

The Seed Library at New Castle-Henry County Public Library’s is free for all to use and is available during the library’s regular hours. It is located on the upper level in front of the Indiana Room.

What is a seed lending library?

A seed library contains a selection of heirloom seeds that residents can borrow for no charge. When their plants grow, the recipients of the seeds donate a portion of the seeds from their own plants back to the seed library for others to use.