The Kansas Room is once again offering drop-in genealogy help sessions on Tuesday mornings from 10-12. Are you new to genealogy, or have you hit a brick wall in your research? Our Kansas Collection librarian is here to assist. Drop-ins are welcome in the Kansas Room or email us to schedule a Zoom appointment.
Some of the things we can help you with are:
- How to use Ancestry
- How to use FamilySearch
- Helpful resources at the library
- Guidance on locating historical records
- Using census data to trace ancestors
- Searching for obituaries in local newspapers
- How to preserve family photos
View all of the library’s online genealogy resources here. There are a number of great books for checkout as well; browse the collection for these titles to learn more.
Genealogy Online, Elizabeth Powell Crowe
Genealogy for Dummies, Matthew Helm
Long-Distance Genealogy, Christine Crawford-Oppenheimer
And you can find the following eBooks on our Hoopla Digital Collection:
Genealogy Standards, Various Authors
Genetic Genealogy, Emily D. Aulicino