Midwest Genealogy Center Building
The Midwest Genealogy Center opened in June 2008. The largest free-standing public genealogy library in the United States boasts 52,000 square feet of resources for family history researchers.
Join Erin Blackshere Pouppirt as she shares the general history of the Kanza Tribe and personal family history. Her fifth great-grandfather was Chief White Plume of the Kaw Nation. Enjoy her PowerPoint presentation along with other visual aids including her traditional Kaw outfit.
Why did your ancestor settle there? How did he get there? What was life like there? What prompted him to move? At the heart of genealogy is the answer to all the decisions that played out to ultimately shape our lives.
The great-great grandson of Charles Dickens is returning to MCPL for a special engagement. A professional actor in England, the energetic Gerald Dickens leaps, laughs, and sobs as he portrays the voices of "A Christmas Carol."