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The Topeka Genealogical Society offers an extensive collection of genealogical resources, including more than 12,000 books and over 700 periodical titles. In additon to a strong collection of materials pertaining to Shawnee County and northeastern Kansas, we also have resource materials from almost every U.S. state, and many foreign nations. Shawnee County resources include original Probate, Naturalization and Tax Record books obtained from the Shawnee County Courthouse. Computers and high-speed Internet access are available to Library patrons. Most items are avaiable for check-out by TGS members.
The Topeka Genealogical Society Library is a FamilySearch Affiliate. Restricted digital images are available for viewing when accessed from within our library.
Our Library is staffed by experienced volunteers, and is supported solely by membership fees and donations. We welcome visits by members of the Public as library patrons, but encourage non-member patrons to help support our library with donations.
LOCATION: 2717 SE. Indiana Ave., Topeka, Kansas
1-4pm Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
Noon - 3pm Saturday
The Library will be closed on the following dates in 2023 for observance of Holidays and Special Events:
Monday, January 2nd - New Years Day
Saturday, April 8th - Easter
Monday, May 29th- Memorial Day
Saturday, June 10th - Heartland Family History Conference
Monday, July 3rd - Independence Day
Monday, September 3rd - Labor Day
Saturday, September 16th (tentative) - Annual Member Meeting & Picnic
November 22nd - 25th - Thanksgiving
Monday, December 18th - Saturday, December 30th - Winter Holiday Break