[APG Public List] What's New in RELIC (April 2010)

Wilson, Donald L dlwilson at pwcgov.org
Thu Apr 1 15:40:57 MDT 2010


WHAT'S NEW IN RELIC

April 2010


The Ruth E. Lloyd Information Center for Genealogy and Local History
(RELIC), Prince William Public Library System, Bull Run Regional
Library, 8051 Ashton Avenue, Manassas, VA 20109.  703-792-4540  Email:
<mailto:relic2 at pwcgov.org> .


To read the latest lists of new materials available in RELIC click on
<http://www.pwcgov.org/library/relic/whats_new_in_relic.htm> . 

RELIC PROGRAMS

Here are our latest offerings.  Funding for RELIC programs is provided
by the Friends of Central and Bull Run Libraries.  Sign language
interpretation is available for Prince William Public Library programs
if requested at least three weeks in advance.  To be notified of
upcoming programs and new resources in RELIC, visit
<http://www.pwcgov.org/library/relic/whats_new_in_relic.htm>  and click
on Subscribe.  All these programs will take place at the community room
at Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Avenue, Manassas, VA.  You may
register for any of these programs at 703-792-4540 or
<mailto:relic2 at pwcgov.org> .   For details see
<http://www.pwcgov.org/library/relic/relic_programs.htm>  

April 8, 11 a.m. - Family Search Records Pilot Program, with Julie
Gideon.  Repeated April 27, 7 p.m.

May 13, 11 am - Genealogy Roundtable, moderated by Don Wilson.

May 25, 7 pm - Genealogy 101, with Beverly Veness

June 10, 11 am - Genealogy 201, with Tish Como

June 22, 7 pm - Organizational Skills for Genealogists, with Diane
Nesmeyer.
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The Genealogy Doctor is In:

Schedule a private, 30-minute visit with RELIC's Don Wilson to discuss
an historical or genealogical problem that has stumped you.  Please call
703-792-4540 for a free appointment.   Here are upcoming available
times.
Thursdays, April 15, May 6 and 20 - 10 am-noon.
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Thursday, April 8, 11 a.m.
Repeated Tuesday, April 27, 7 p.m.

FAMILY SEARCH INDEXING:
A NEW VISION FOR ONLINE GENEALOGY

Presented by Julie Gideon

On April 8, and repeated on April 27, genealogist Julie Gideon, former
manager of the Centreville (Va.) Family History Center will describe the
Family Search Indexing Project, also called the Family Search Records
Pilot Program, underway since 2005.  Learn about the scope of the plan
to digitize, index, and post to the internet, the enormous microfilm
archive of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.  More than 350
million genealogical records have already been digitized and indexed and
are ready to be searched for free.  You will also learn how you can
participate in this ambitious project that will make a wide variety of
genealogical materials, from around the world, easy to access.

This free program is scheduled for Thursday, April 8, at 11 a.m. and
will be repeated on Tuesday, April 27, at 7 p.m., at Bull Run Regional
Library's community room.

Please call (703) 792-4540 or email relic2 at pwcgov.org to register for
this free program.  
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Thursday, May 13, 2010, 11 a.m.

RELIC'S GENEALOGICAL ROUNDTABLE
Moderated by Don Wilson

RELIC's Genealogical Roundtable returns, moderated by Don Wilson.  It's
a chance to discuss your family history challenges in a group
environment, share your own insights, and get tips for new approaches.
It will be held on Thursday, May 13, at 11 a.m., at Bull Run Regional
Library's community room.  

Please call (703) 792-4540 or email relic2 at pwcgov.org to register for
this free event. 
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Tuesday, May 25, 2010, 7 p.m.

GENEALOGY 101
Presented by RELIC's Beverly Veness

Family history buffs have an opportunity to learn about methods,
strategies and resources for tracing their roots at a free session
sponsored by The Ruth E. Lloyd Information Center (RELIC).  The
hour-long program, conducted by Beverly Veness of the RELIC staff, is
scheduled for Tuesday, May 25, at 7 p.m.

This program, "Genealogy 101," will highlight the numerous free
genealogical resources available at RELIC and will explore basic
techniques for tracking ancestors.  

  Please call (703) 792-4540 or email relic2 at pwcgov.org to register for
this free program.  
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Have a question about Prince William County history, places or families?
Need guidance with your genealogical research?

You may contact RELIC staff for help and advice at Ask RELIC
<http://www.pwcgov.org/default.aspx?topic=040034001840001757>  or by
calling us at 703-792-4540. 

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