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Identity Quest

Virtual Genealogy Conference

2020-11-14 10:00:00 2020-11-14 17:00:00 America/Chicago Identity Quest Expand your genealogy research with help from national speakers Kenyatta Berry and Blaine Bettinger. Topics include DNA, family trees & writing your family history. Register to receive Zoom details. Zoom

Saturday, November 14
10:00am - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-11-14 10:00:00 2020-11-14 17:00:00 America/Chicago Identity Quest Expand your genealogy research with help from national speakers Kenyatta Berry and Blaine Bettinger. Topics include DNA, family trees & writing your family history. Register to receive Zoom details. Zoom

Expand your genealogy research with help from national speakers Kenyatta Berry and Blaine Bettinger. Topics include DNA, family trees & writing your family history. Register to receive Zoom details.

Identity Quest is a free virtual conference that will present research tools you can use to discover the past generations that make up your heritage. We'll have classes throughout the day and you are welcome to attend as many presentations as you wish. Check tscpl.org/idquest for presentation updates and a full outline of speaker topics and times, which will be posted by mid October.

This free public event will feature national speakers, Kenyatta Berry and Blaine Bettinger, who will discuss DNA and how to research your family's identity. Activities will encourage everyone to engage in the quest for their identity. 

Heritage experts will provide live 45-minute presentations. Topics include genealogical research, DNA, family trees, and writing your family history. 

Register to receive the Zoom details. Contact the Identity Quest Team at identityquest@tscpl.org with any questions.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Virtual | History & Genealogy |

Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

ask@tscpl.org
Phone: 785-580-4400

Hours
Mon, Apr 19 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Apr 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Apr 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Apr 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Apr 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Sat, Apr 24 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Apr 25 12:00PM to 9:00PM

About the branch

Our mission is sparking curiosity and connecting our community through literacy and learning. The library features the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery, the Millennium Café, Chandler Booktique (bookstore and gift shop), free meeting rooms, computer training and free Wi-Fi access. The library has a collection of more than 414,000 books and serves more than 81,000 registered borrowers. Bookmobiles make 23 stops Monday-Saturday across Shawnee County. The website tscpl.org serves customers’ needs 24/7. The library offers state-of-the art technology, youth programs that encourage learning and reading, adult learning programs, online learning tools, events, and reference and research tools.

Upcoming events

Wed, Apr 21, All day
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Wed, Apr 21, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Alice C. Sabatini Gallery 110AB

Wed, Apr 21, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Wed, Apr 21, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Marvin Auditorium 101ABC

Wed, Apr 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
YouTube
Registration is now closed

Wed, Apr 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Virtual Room 01
Registration is now closed

Wed, Apr 21, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
virtual

Wed, Apr 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner

Wed, Apr 21, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library
Registration is now closed

Wed, Apr 21, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Zoom
Registration is now closed

Wed, Apr 21, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Zoom

Thu, Apr 22, All day
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Thu, Apr 22, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Alice C. Sabatini Gallery 110AB

Thu, Apr 22, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Thu, Apr 22, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Marvin Auditorium 101ABC

Canceled
Thu, Apr 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Zoom

Thu, Apr 22, 11:00am - 9:00pm
Zoom

Thu, Apr 22, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
virtual

Thu, Apr 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner

Thu, Apr 22, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Facebook and YouTube

Fri, Apr 23, All day
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Fri, Apr 23, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Alice C. Sabatini Gallery 110AB

Fri, Apr 23, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Fri, Apr 23, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Marvin Auditorium 101ABC

Fri, Apr 23, 11:00am - 9:00pm
Zoom

Fri, Apr 23, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
virtual

Fri, Apr 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner

Sat, Apr 24, All day
YouTube.com/TopekaLibrary or Facebook.com/TopekaLibrary

Sat, Apr 24, All day
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Sat, Apr 24, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Alice C. Sabatini Gallery 110AB

Sat, Apr 24, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Sat, Apr 24, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Marvin Auditorium 101ABC

Sat, Apr 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
Facebook.com/TopekaLibrary or YouTube.com/TopekaLibrary

Sat, Apr 24, 10:00am - 10:45am
Zoom

Sat, Apr 24, 11:00am - 9:00pm
Zoom

Sun, Apr 25, All day
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Sun, Apr 25, All day
YouTube.com/TopekaLibrary

Sun, Apr 25, All day
en la biblioteca de niños

Sun, Apr 25, All day
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Sun, Apr 25, 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Alice C. Sabatini Gallery 110AB

Sun, Apr 25, 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Marvin Auditorium 101ABC

Mon, Apr 26, All day
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Mon, Apr 26, All day
YouTube.com/TopekaLibrary

Mon, Apr 26, All day
YouTube.com/TopekaLibrary

Mon, Apr 26, All day
en la biblioteca de niños

Mon, Apr 26, All day
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Mon, Apr 26, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Alice C. Sabatini Gallery 110AB

Mon, Apr 26, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Mon, Apr 26, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Marvin Auditorium 101ABC

Mon, Apr 26, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
virtual

Mon, Apr 26, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner

Tue, Apr 27, All day
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Tue, Apr 27, All day
YouTube.com/TopekaLibrary

Tue, Apr 27, All day
en la biblioteca de niños

Tue, Apr 27, All day
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Tue, Apr 27, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Alice C. Sabatini Gallery 110AB

Tue, Apr 27, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Tue, Apr 27, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Marvin Auditorium 101ABC

Tue, Apr 27, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Virtual

Tue, Apr 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner

Tue, Apr 27, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Virtual Room 01

Wed, Apr 28, All day
YouTube.com/TopekaLibrary

Wed, Apr 28, All day
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Wed, Apr 28, All day
YouTube.com/TopekaLibrary

Wed, Apr 28, All day
en la biblioteca de niños

Wed, Apr 28, All day
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Wed, Apr 28, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Alice C. Sabatini Gallery 110AB

Wed, Apr 28, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Wed, Apr 28, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Marvin Auditorium 101ABC

Wed, Apr 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
YouTube

Wed, Apr 28, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
virtual

Wed, Apr 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner

Wed, Apr 28, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Zoom

Thu, Apr 29, All day
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Thu, Apr 29, All day
YouTube.com/TopekaLibrary

Thu, Apr 29, All day
en la biblioteca de niños

Thu, Apr 29, All day
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Thu, Apr 29, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Alice C. Sabatini Gallery 110AB

Thu, Apr 29, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Thu, Apr 29, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Marvin Auditorium 101ABC

Canceled
Thu, Apr 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Zoom

Thu, Apr 29, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
virtual

Thu, Apr 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner

Thu, Apr 29, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Facebook & YouTube

Fri, Apr 30, All day
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Fri, Apr 30, All day
YouTube.com/TopekaLibrary

Fri, Apr 30, All day
en la biblioteca de niños

Fri, Apr 30, All day
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Fri, Apr 30, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Alice C. Sabatini Gallery 110AB

Fri, Apr 30, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Fri, Apr 30, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Marvin Auditorium 101ABC

Fri, Apr 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner

Fri, Apr 30, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Virtual streaming on Twitch

Fri, Apr 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Virtual Room 02

Fri, Apr 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom

Sat, May 01, All day
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Sat, May 01, All day
en la biblioteca de niños

Sat, May 01, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Alice C. Sabatini Gallery 110AB

Sat, May 01, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Sat, May 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Sat, May 01, 10:00am - 10:45am
Zoom

Sat, May 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Zoom

Sat, May 01, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Zoom

Sat, May 01, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Zoom

Sat, May 01, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Virtual Room 01

Sun, May 02, 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Alice C. Sabatini Gallery 110AB

Mon, May 03, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Mon, May 03, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner

Tue, May 04, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Tue, May 04, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
LWV Zoom

Tue, May 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner

Wed, May 05, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Wed, May 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
YouTube

Wed, May 05, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner

Wed, May 05, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Zoom

Thu, May 06, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Thu, May 06, 10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual

Canceled
Thu, May 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Zoom

Thu, May 06, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Virtual Room 04

Thu, May 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner

Thu, May 06, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Facebook.com/TopekaLibrary

Thu, May 06, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Virtual Room 02

Thu, May 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Virtual Room 01

Fri, May 07, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Fri, May 07, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner

Fri, May 07, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Zoom

Sat, May 08, 8:00am - 9:00am
McDonald Field on Shunga Trail

Sat, May 08, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Sat, May 08, 10:00am - 10:30am
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Sat, May 08, 10:00am - 10:45am
Zoom

Mon, May 10, 7:30am - 11:30am
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Parking Lot

Mon, May 10, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Mon, May 10, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner

Tue, May 11, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Tue, May 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner

Wed, May 12, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Wed, May 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
YouTube

Wed, May 12, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner

Wed, May 12, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Virtual Room 02

Wed, May 12, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Zoom

Thu, May 13, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Thu, May 13, 10:00am - 11:30am
Virtual

Canceled
Thu, May 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Zoom

Thu, May 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner

Fri, May 14, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Fri, May 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner

Sat, May 15, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Sat, May 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

Sat, May 15, 10:00am - 10:45am
Zoom

Mon, May 17, 7:30am - 11:30am
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Parking Lot

Mon, May 17, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Mon, May 17, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner

Tue, May 18, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Tue, May 18, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner

Wed, May 19, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Wed, May 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
YouTube

Wed, May 19, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner

Wed, May 19, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Zoom

Wed, May 19, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Zoom

Thu, May 20, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Canceled
Thu, May 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Zoom

Thu, May 20, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Virtual Room 04

Thu, May 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner

Fri, May 21, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Alice C. Sabatini Gallery 110AB

Fri, May 21, 9:00am - 5:30pm
- West Parking Lot

Fri, May 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library - Rotunda - SE Corner