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Beginning Ancestry Library Edition

Wed, Sep 4 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
Research your family history with Ancestry Library Edition. Search the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 to 1940 as well as immigration, vital, military, court, church, and ethnic records.

Newspaper Databases at Mid-Continent Public Library

Wed, Sep 11 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Newspaper databases can be used to find genealogical information such as birth, marriage and death records, obituaries, probate cases, and interesting information about your ancestors’ lives.

Over the Santa Fe Trail to Mexico

Mon, Sep 23 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
Through original paintings, sketches and maps, join author Joy Poole as she recounts the journey of Dr. Rowland Willard along the Santa Fe Trail through Missouri and on to Taos and Chihuahua, Mexico.

Irish Records Research: Waves of Migration

Wed, Sep 25 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Learn to trace your Irish ancestors as emigrated from Ireland. Learn about pre-famine, famine, and post-famine periods in Ireland, church records, and civil registration records.

Exploring Missouri's Most Beautiful Spots

Thu, Sep 26 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
From scenic rivers to vast prairies, Missouri has some gorgeous spots off the beaten track. Join outdoor writer and sportsman Brent Frazee for a virtual tour of hidden jewels you’ll want to explore.

Veterans Salute

Sat, Sep 28 2019
10:00am - 3:00pm
Join us at the Midwest Genealogy Center for the Library’s annual tribute to the service and sacrifice of our community’s veterans.

Border Crossings Exhibit

Mon, Oct 7 2019
9:00am - 8:00pm
Created from objects left by immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, kansas City artist Israel Garcia Garcia explores the historic link between the Latino immigrants who cross the border today an