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Introducing the “Tracy Tries” Series

Welcome to the inaugural “Tracy Tries” blog series!
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Shopping for a Genealogy Bargain

I love the holiday season, and my own holiday wish list often contains genealogy-related ite
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Wrongfully Convicted Man Now an Advocate for Literacy in Prisons

No matter where you are, or what life’s circumstances might be, reading is a powerful tool for enrichmen
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7 Ways to Celebrate the Season at the Library

As the leaves turn and the air becomes crisp, the holiday spirit becomes palpable around the Kansas City metro.
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Oak Grove Branch

Oak Grove Branch Open, Welcome Back Ceremony on Nov. 16

Mid-Continent Public Library is pleased to announce the completion of renovations at its Oak Grove
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Oldies but Goodies: Part Two

Part One of this series
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Good Call!

My kids remind me all the time that as a genealogist, I talk about some strange topics.
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Celebrating Picture Book Month

Picture books usually contain around 31 “rare words,” words that a child does not typically hear.
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1000 Footsteps

Quilt Display at Woodneath Library Center Shares Refugee Journeys

From November through January, MCPL’s
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Every Trick in the Book

I am not sure if I should admit this―especially since I work in a library―but sometimes I re
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Weston Branch

MCPL’s Weston Branch Open, Welcome Back Ceremony on Nov. 8

Mid-Continent Public Library is pleased to announce the completion of renovations at its Weston Br
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