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Using Findmypast

Tue, Feb 18 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
Learn to search billions of records to find your ancestors from all over the world. Records include U.S. and U.K. censuses, Irish records, and parish records from England and Wales.

Presidents on the Big Screen: Lincoln (Rescheduled from February 12th)

Wed, Feb 19 2020
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration Required
Join Mid-Continent Public Library, Truman Library, and CinemaKC for a free screening of Lincoln, the award-winning 2012 film about one of the nation’s most beloved presidents.

Through Time, Space, and DNA... Tracing your Roots

Sat, Feb 29 2020
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration Required

Whether your interest in genealogy is old or new, there is always room to learn more about researching and preserving family history.

Beginning Ancestry Library Edition

Tue, Mar 3 2020
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.

I've Got the Music in Me

Thu, Mar 5 2020
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Registration Required
Join vocalist Millie Nottingham and her band for a musical history tour of American musical genres including gospel, swing, jazz, rock, and contemporary music. Be prepared for audience participation.

Census Records Research

Tue, Mar 10 2020
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.

Newspaper Databases at Mid-Continent Public Library

Mon, Mar 16 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
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.

Using Findmypast

Tue, Mar 17 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Learn to search billions of records to find your ancestors from all over the world. Records include U.S. and U.K. censuses, Irish records, and parish records from England and Wales.

Amelia Earhart: The Woman Behind the Airplane

Sat, Mar 21 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration Required
Discover the woman behind the adventurous aviatrix. Hear the stories of her childhood and learn about her firsts outside the cockpit. Discuss the theories surrounding her mysterious disappearance.

Irish Records Research: Waves of Migration

Wed, Mar 25 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Learn to trace your Irish ancestors as they emigrated from Ireland. Learn about pre-famine, famine, and post-famine periods in Ireland, church records, and civil registration records.