In compliance with the Kansas City, MO and Jackson County mask orders, masks will be required at branches under the authority of the Jackson County Health Department as of Monday, August 9th in addition to those in Kansas City, MO as of August 2nd. Learn More.

In-Branch: Normal hours, technology services, browsing, and meeting rooms. Holds Pick-Up: In-Branch or curbside or drive-up service. View current services.

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

The Midwest Genealogy Center is now open seven days week to the public, including computer services, book browsing, and genealogy reference. Curbside service to pick up and drop off library materials is also still available. Customers should follow public health guidance from the CDC and your local health authority.

Current hours:

Monday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Ancestry Library Edition can be used from home for free until the end of December 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.

Subscribe to the Midwest Genealogy Center's Newsletter or German SCHRIFT Newsletter.

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