Midwest Genealogy Center Building
The Midwest Genealogy Center opened in June 2008. The largest free-standing public genealogy library in the United States boasts 52,000 square feet of resources for family history researchers.
Find out about the role of American Indians as soldiers in the Civil War. We will place special emphasis on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Regiments of Indian Home Guards from Kansas.
The 14-member Vine Street Rumble Jazz Orchestra takes audiences back to the golden era of Kansas City jazz with amazing performances of Count Basie, Jay McShann, Bennie Moten, and others. The captivating history of Kansas City's world-wide legacy is both discussed and performed.
The great-great grandson of Charles Dickens is returning to MCPL for a special engagement. A professional actor in England, the energetic Gerald Dickens leaps, laughs, and sobs as he portrays the voices of "A Christmas Carol."