Returns: Book Drops Only. Holds Pick-Up: Curbside or Drive-Up Service. In-Branch: Technology services. Virtual Branch is available 24/7.

All open MCPL branches have resumed technology services including access public computers, copiers, fax, and printers. For more information, visit the MCPL COVID-19 Information and Updates page.

Midwest Genealogy Center

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Midwest Genealogy Center

Midwest Genealogy Center

Midwest Genealogy Center

3440 S. Lee's Summit Road
Independence, MO 64055
816.252.7228

As of Thursday, January 21, the Midwest Genealogy Center building is open to the public with some limited services. Computer services will be available as well as limited genealogy reference assistance.  Book browsing is not yet allowed, but staff are happy to pull up to ten books at a time  for genealogy research. Just check the online catalog and make a list!  Curbside service to pick up and drop off Library materials is also available.

Current hours:

Monday - Thursday: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Please check the online catalog for genealogy materials that are available for check-out!  

Ancestry Library Edition can be used from home for free until the end of March 2021 with your MCPL card.

Genealogy Research

Genealogy Research

Use one of our online databases to search censuses, newspapers, vital records, and more.

Family Forms

Family Forms

MGC has a collection of printable forms to help in your family history research.

Online Learning

Online Learning

Start your genealogy journey with our getting started video.

Genealogy Quick Look

Genealogy Quick Look

Search indexes for MGC resources and the US Railroad Retirement Board.

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