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Over the Santa Fe Trail to Mexico

Mon, Sep 23 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
Through original paintings, sketches and maps, join author Joy Poole as she recounts the journey of Dr. Rowland Willard along the Santa Fe Trail through Missouri and on to Taos and Chihuahua, Mexico.

Irish Records Research: Waves of Migration

Wed, Sep 25 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Learn to trace your Irish ancestors as emigrated from Ireland. Learn about pre-famine, famine, and post-famine periods in Ireland, church records, and civil registration records.

Exploring Missouri's Most Beautiful Spots

Thu, Sep 26 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
From scenic rivers to vast prairies, Missouri has some gorgeous spots off the beaten track. Join outdoor writer and sportsman Brent Frazee for a virtual tour of hidden jewels you’ll want to explore.

Veterans Salute

Sat, Sep 28 2019
10:00am - 3:00pm
Join us at the Midwest Genealogy Center for the Library’s annual tribute to the service and sacrifice of our community’s veterans.

Border Crossings Exhibit

Mon, Oct 7 2019
9:00am - 8:00pm
Created from objects left by immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, kansas City artist Israel Garcia Garcia explores the historic link between the Latino immigrants who cross the border today an

Border Crossings Exhibit

Tue, Oct 8 2019
10:00am - 8:00pm
Created from objects left by immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, Kansas City artist Israel Garcia Garcia explores the historic link between the Latino immigrants who cross the border today and

Beginning Ancestry Library Edition

Tue, Oct 8 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.

Border Crossings Exhibit

Wed, Oct 9 2019
10:00am - 8:00pm
Created from objects left by immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, Kansas City artist Israel Garcia Garcia explores the historic link between the Latino immigrants who cross the border today and

Border Crossings Exhibit

Thu, Oct 10 2019
10:00am - 8:00pm
Created from objects left by immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, Kansas City artist Israel Garcia Garcia explores the historic link between the Latino immigrants who cross the border today and

Census Records Research

Thu, Oct 10 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.

Border Crossings Exhibit

Fri, Oct 11 2019
10:00am - 8:00pm
Created from objects left by immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, Kansas City artist Israel Garcia Garcia explores the historic link between the Latino immigrants who cross the border today and

Border Crossings Exhibit

Sat, Oct 12 2019
10:00am - 8:00pm
Created from objects left by immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, Kansas City artist Israel Garcia Garcia explores the historic link between the Latino immigrants who cross the border today and

German Research Discussion Group

Sat, Oct 12 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration Required
The German Research Discussion Group presents and preserves genealogical information about the German regions, traces German ancestors, and fosters a better understanding of the lives they led.

Border Crossings Exhibit

Sun, Oct 13 2019
1:00pm - 8:00pm
Created from objects left by immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, Kansas City artist Israel Garcia Garcia explores the historic link between the Latino immigrants who cross the border today and

Border Crossings Exhibit

Mon, Oct 14 2019
10:00am - 8:00pm
Created from objects left by immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, Kansas City artist Israel Garcia Garcia explores the historic link between the Latino immigrants who cross the border today and

Border Crossings Exhibit

Tue, Oct 15 2019
10:00am - 8:00pm
Created from objects left by immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, Kansas City artist Israel Garcia Garcia explores the historic link between the Latino immigrants who cross the border today and

Newspaper Databases at Mid-Continent Public Library

Tue, Oct 15 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.

Border Crossings Exhibit

Wed, Oct 16 2019
10:00am - 8:00pm
Created from objects left by immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, Kansas City artist Israel Garcia Garcia explores the historic link between the Latino immigrants who cross the border today and