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The Plainfield Public Library District, in conjunction with the Plainfield Historical Society, Shorewood-Troy Public Library and the Will County Recorder of Deeds are pleased to present Will County: Preserving History’s Heritage.

This project is sponsored by the Illinois State Library under the Library Services Technology Act. The Plainfield Public Library received $20,000 to digitize, preserve and index historical books, newsletters and photographs important to Will County Illinois history. The following collections have been digitized:



This project was partially funded by 2 digitization grants: a 2009 LSTA grant and a 2018 Illinois State Digitization Grant. The materials provided are in partnership with the Will County Recorder of Deeds Office, Shorewood-Troy Public Library, Plainfield Historical Society, Plainfield Township Government, Wheatland Township Government and the Plainfield Public Library.