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Curiosity

The other day,I was thinking about some of my genealogy search journeys, specifically one that I have been on for several
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Sharing Your Family History

Everyone likes to share, especially when it comes to genealogy.
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Catalog Changes

When I started at MCPL, we kept our library catalog up to date by replacing and discarding catalog cards that listed the i
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Online Genealogy Periodicals

The Midwest Genealogy Center has an amazing collection of genealogy periodicals. As many as MGC has, though, there are sti
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What Eastern Europeans Can Teach Us

For those of you researching ancestors in Central and Eastern Europe, as well as for travelers, I recommend reading Th
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900 Miles from Nowhere: Voices from the Homestead Frontier

With springtime weather upon us, can a genealogy road trip be far behind?
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Mr. Potter Goes to Washington

I recently participated in the 2013 National Library Legislative Day.
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Meet the Staff - Introducing Ellen M.

Ellen’s interest in genealogy began when she started her career at MCPL.
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Midwest Genealogy Offers Great Help for Ancestry Search

On a recent daytrip to Jamesport, MO we ventured over to Trenton, MO to see the Crowder State Park.
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Meet Our Staff-Introducing Angela M.

This month's blogs will focus on introducing you to some of our exceptional staff at MGC.
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Share Those Family Photos and Stories

One day last week, my mother got a surprise in the mail. She received a large envelope of pictures from one of her cousins
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Beginning Genealogy for Kids

How can I keep my kids/grandkids busy this spring break and summer?
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