Returns: Book Drops Only. Holds Pick-Up: Curbside or Drive-Up Service. In-Branch: Computers, printing, fax, and copiers. Virtual Branch is available 24/7. Learn more about MCPL's pandemic response.

Note: The North Independence Branch and Farview Neighborhood Library will be temporarily closed due to potential COVID-19 exposure as of Thursday, October 29, but the North Independence Branch will be open as an election polling location on November 3. The Kearney Branch has reopened with curbside service as of  Friday, October 30 and will resume in-branch technology services on Monday, November 2. Learn more.

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

We Are Open!

Current hours:

Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

A mask is required in all Library branches.

Currently, no book browsing is allowed, but our staff will pull up to 10 books at a time.

Before your visit, check the online catalog and make a list of the books you would like to see. 

We look forward to seeing you soon!

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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