The 10,000 circulating titles are readily available at your local library through Inter-library Loan. At my local library, the Mesa Public Library, Inter-library loan articles are available for check-out for up to two weeks.
The reference book collection of the Midwest Genealogy Center includes the following:
- 60,000 title collection of family genealogies, local and state histories and compiled county records for Missouri, states east of Missouri and states bordering Missouri
- Genealogy Periodical Collection
- Kansas City Star and Times newspaper obituaries 1979 - present
- Independence Examiner newspaper obituary and marriage index 1919 - 1947
- Census Indexes