[APG Public List] What's New in RELIC (January 2011)

Wilson, Donald L dlwilson at pwcgov.org
Thu Jan 6 09:48:14 MST 2011


 
 
WHAT'S NEW IN RELIC

January 2011

 

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  Emai:
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> .   (A
donor has recently given us a number of important sources for research
in South Carolina.)

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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 relic2 at pwcgov.org.
For details see
<http://www.pwcgov.org/library/relic/relic_programs.htm>  

January 9, 2 pm  - Genealogy 101, with Beverly Veness, repeated January
20, 11 am.

January 26, 7 pm - Genealogy Roundtable, with Don Wilson.

February 22, 7 pm - Census Research: Maximizing Your Results, with Tish
Como, repeated February 24, 11 am.

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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, January 13, February 3 and 17 - 10 am-noon.

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GENEALOGY 101

Presented by Beverly Veness

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

The hour-long program, conducted by Beverly Veness of the RELIC staff,
is scheduled for Sunday, January 9, at 2 p.m. and will be repeated on
Thursday, January 20, at 11 a.m.  
To register for this free program email relic2 at pwcgov.org, or call RELIC
at (703) 792-4540. 

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RELIC'S GENEALOGICAL ROUNDTABLE

RELIC's Genealogical Roundtable returns in January, moderated by Don
Wilson.  It's a chance to discuss your family history challenges in a
group environment and get tips for new approaches.  It's also a chance
to help others solve their family mysteries.   It will be
held on Tuesday, January 25, at 7 p.m., at Bull Run Regional Library's
community room.  
Mr. Wilson is head of RELIC and has several decades of research
experience.  
Please call (703) 792-4540 or send a message to relic2 at pwcgov.org to
register for this free event.  

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CENSUS RESEARCH: MAXIMIZING YOUR RESULTS

Presented by Tish Como

Most genealogists routinely trace their ancestors back through the
federal census records, but few take the time to thoroughly study and
evaluate what they find - or what they don't find!  RELIC's Tish Como
will provide examples and offer suggestions about how to glean all of
the information this essential genealogical resource has to offer.

The program will be presented twice at Bull Run Regional Library:  on
Tuesday, February 22, at 7 p.m. and on Thursday, February 24, at 11 a.m.

Please call (703) 792-4540 or send a message to relic2 at pwcgov.org to
register for this free event.  

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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.   Hours, September-June (ET):
Monday-Thursday 10am-9pm, Friday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday noon-5pm.

 
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