Landing Page Subnav

Back to top
Card View List View

Hidden History of Kansas

Thu, Jan 24 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Missouri's neighbor to the west has some secrets to tell. Join author and historian Adrian Zink for stories of Kansas' hidden past and the role Missouri played in this little known history.

Using FamilySearch

Mon, Jan 28 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
Find out how to get the most out of using the FamilySearch website. Learn tips on searching records, using the research wiki, finding family trees, using the Family History catalog, and more.

It’s All Relative: Finding Stories in Your Family Tree

Thu, Jan 31 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Who is lurking in your family tree? A witch from Salem, Massachusetts? Maybe Napoleon Bonaparte’s bodyguard? A fork grinder from Sheffield? Or wicked King John of Robin Hood fame?

Newspaper Databases at Mid-Continent Public Library

Sat, Feb 2 2019
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.

Beginning Ancestry Library Edition

Mon, Feb 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.

Census Records Research

Tue, Feb 12 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration Required
The U.S. Federal Census is a great place to start tracing your ancestors. The first Federal Population Census was taken in 1790, and a census has been taken every 10 years since that date.

Finding Your Italian Ancestors: Italian Civil Registration Records

Wed, Feb 20 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
If you have located where in the home country your ancestors are from, this class will show you how to locate and request Italian civil records online to discover more about them.

George Washington Carver: Path to National Prominence

Thu, Feb 21 2019
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Registration Required
Discover the fascinating life story of the famed scientist, educator, and humanitarian with a park ranger from George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond, Missouri, as your guide.

Using FamilySearch

Tue, Feb 26 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration Required
Find out how to get the most out of using the FamilySearch website. Learn tips on searching records, using the research wiki, finding family trees, using the Family History catalog, and more.

Using Interlibrary Loan for Genealogy

Sat, Mar 2 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

Newspaper Databases at Mid-Continent Public Library

Tue, Mar 5 2019
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.

Let It Be: The Beatles, January 1969

Wed, Mar 6 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration Required
In January 1969, the Beatles recorded what would ultimately become the "Let it Be" album. Paradoxically, it was the least understood and most well-documented month of the band's entire existence.

Beginning Ancestry Library Edition

Wed, Mar 6 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.