Family History Detectives

Family History Detectives

Meetings are free and open to the public. No registration is required. All programs will be in the Prescott Room, Salina Public Library.

Genealogy and Beyond: Taking a Trip to Research Your Family Memoir

Barbara Mulvihill, Information Services Librarian, Salina Public Library
Thursday, Aug. 16 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Genealogy and Beyond: Writing a Family Memoir

Barbara Mulvihill
Thursday, Sept. 20 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Using Evernote to Organize your Genealogy Research

Barbara Mulvihill
Thursday, Oct. 18 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Using U.S. Army Unit Records in Family History Research

Mary Burtzloff, Archivist from the Eisenhower Center
Nov. 15 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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!

All sessions will be in the Campbell Room, Salina Public Library.

Meet one-on-one with an experienced genealogy volunteer who will help you with your family history research. The Genealogist is In! is in session August through November. Sign up online or call the Information Desk at (785) 825-4624 to make a reservation.

First Monday of each month, 4-5 p.m. and 5-6 p.m.

Third Tuesday of each month, 10-11 a.m. and 11 a.m.-Noon.

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.

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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)