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When Hollywood Came to Atlanta

Mon, Nov 18 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
In December 1939, Atlanta traveled back to the Old South to welcome Hollywood royalty for the premiere of "Gone with the Wind." Learn about the making of this classic film and the events that gripped

Using Findmypast

Tue, Nov 19 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
Learn to search billions of records to find your ancestors from all over the world. Records include U.S. and U.K. censuses, Irish records, and parish records from England and Wales.

Cancelled: Growing Up with the Trumans featuring David Wallace

Tue, Nov 19 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Canceled
Growing up in the Truman Home in Independence, author David Wallace certainly has some stories to share.

Beginning Ancestry Library Edition

Tue, Dec 3 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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.

Western "U" Commencement

Wed, Dec 4 2019
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Registration Required
Join storyteller Brother John for the story of Western University, the first historically black college west of the Mississippi River, and its impressive list of alumni, from Broadway stars to esteeme

Christmas from Ireland to the Ozarks

Tue, Dec 10 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration Required
Go on a holiday musical adventure with Mike and Nancee Micham from Ireland to the Ozarks to see how traditional Irish music shaped the folk songs and stories that touched our ancestors’ hearts and our

Newspaper Databases at Mid-Continent Public Library

Thu, Dec 12 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
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.

Beginning Ancestry Library Edition

Thu, Jan 2 2020
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.

Winter Wonderland Exploding Box

Fri, Jan 3 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
Learn the story of Snowflake Bentley’s work in photomicrography and the beautiful snow crystals he discovered. Then create your own exploding box filled with snow crystals and a snowman.

Newspaper Databases at Mid-Continent Public Library

Thu, Jan 9 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

Using Interlibrary Loan for Genealogy

Tue, Jan 14 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Use Interlibrary Loan to expand the walls of your library and encompass a world of information. Come learn how to order microfilmed newspapers from across the country and books from other libraries.

Interviewing Skills for Oral History

Wed, Jan 15 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Planning an oral history project? Working on one already? Led by Mark Livengood, Story Center Director, this program will help you develop the knowledge and skills to make your project succeed.