Family History Detectives
Expand your knowledge of genealogy research with fellow enthusiasts. This club, for all experience levels, covers a new topic at each meeting using experts and guest speakers. Meetings are free and open to the public. Most meetings do not require registration; check Upcoming Events below for more details.
The Genealogist is In!
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 January-May and August-November. Sign up online or call the Information Desk at 785-825-4624 to make a reservation. All sessions will be in the Campbell Room, Salina Public Library.
If possible, bring a completed family tree form. Forms are available at the library or from many sites on the Internet, for example click here. Alternatively, you may access your online family tree on our Internet computers.
- “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” open_in_new
- “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.
- “Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy” (Great Courses DVD set)
- Genealogy 101 (Universal Class online course)