Genealogy Club

Spring 2018 Genealogy Club Schedule

Meetings are free and open to the public. No registration is required.

Thursday, February 15, 6:30 p.m., Hispanic Genealogy

          Presented by: Librarian Barbara Mulvihill & Librarian Assistant Elisheva Diaz, in the Prescott Room

Saturday, March 10, 2:30 p.m., Field Trip!

          Presented by: Mary Jane McIntire at the Smoky Valley Genealogical Society

Saturday, April 28, 6:00-10:00 p.m., Genealogy Club Lock-In

          Join us in Information Services after the library closes to work on your research. Experienced volunteers will be available to help you.

Thursday, May 17, 6:30 p.m., Brag Session

          Join us and share your best genealogy finds.

For more information, please contact Barbara Mulvihill at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 825-4624, ext. 234, or visit the library at 301 W. Elm.

The Genealogist is In!

Salina Public Library has arranged to provide assistance to patrons who would like to work on their family history. A genealogy volunteer will be available on the first Monday of the month from 4-6:00 p.m. and the third Thursday of each month from 2-6:00 p.m. in the Campbell Room of Kansas History. Appointments are strongly encouraged and can be made by calling (785) 825-4624, ext. 234.

If possible, bring a completed family tree form. Forms are available at the library or from many sites on the Internet, for an example click here. Alternatively, you may access your online family tree on our Internet computers.

Learn about StoryCatchers, Salina Public Library's nontraditional oral history project ...


Genealogy Resources

Recent Purchases
"Directory of Genealogical Societies, Historical Societies, Libraries and Museums"
"The Clans, Septs & Regiments of the Scottish Highlands"
"Publish a Biography"
"Publish Your Family History"
"Roots for Kids"
"Kansas Name Lists-Published and Online Censuses & Substitutes 1854-2012"
"The Family Tree Polish, Czech & Slovak Genealogy Guide: How to Trace Your Family Tree in Eastern Europe"
"German Census Records 1816-1916: The When, Where, and How of a Valuable Genealogical Resource"
"In Search of Your Canadian Roots: Tracing Your Family Tree in Canada"
"Our Quaker Ancestors: Finding Them in Quaker Records"
"Genealogy at a Glance" - 22 quick reference guides available in the Campbell Room.
Genealogy Courses
"Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy" (Great Courses DVD set)
Genealogy 101 (Universal Class online course)