Cheryl Lang

Cheryl Lang, MLS is the Manager of the Midwest Genealogy Center branch of Mid-Continent Public Library in Independence, Missouri. She was previously employed as the Digital Collections Librarian, and these positions have fueled the genealogy bug she acquired more than 35 years ago. Her previous library experience includes 13 years as a rural library director. Ms. Lang obtained her master’s degree in library science from Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas and bachelor degrees in both management and computers from Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri.


Beginning Genealogy - Find out the fundamentals of beginning your genealogical research project. We will discuss organization, census information, vital records, and where to look for information.

Time: 9:15-10:15am | October 13, 2018 

Researching at the Midwest Genealogy Center - The Midwest Genealogy Center is the largest free-standing public genealogy library in the nation with more than 52,000 square feet of national and international genealogy resources for family history researchers.  This class will include a virtual tour of the library and give an overview of both print and electronic resources freely available to you. Beginner or professional, come discover some hidden treasures and access your family history at the Midwest Genealogy Center.

Time: 10:30-11:30am  | October 13, 2018