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

Wilson, Donald L dlwilson at pwcgov.org
Mon May 10 14:29:28 MDT 2010



May 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:
relic2 at pwcgov.org <mailto:relic2 at pwcgov.org> .

A photocopier and money changer are now conveniently located within
RELIC.  We also recently obtained a mechanic's creeper seat to make
browsing on low shelves easier.

Recent notable acquisitions include microfilm of Fredericksburg Superior
Court of Chancery Land Causes 1814-1827 (cases covering much of northern
Virginia) and Fauquier County Land Causes 1759-1850. 

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




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
<mailto:relic2 at pwcgov.org> .   For details see

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

July 8, 11 am - Researching your Virginia ancestors, with Don Wilson
(repeated July 27, 7 pm).

July 29, 7 pm -- Writing and Publishing a Family History, with Linda
Hammill Matthews, author of Middling Folks, the story of the Hammill
family of Occoquan, Virginia.

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

Thursdays, May 20, June 1 and 15 - 10 am-noon.


Thursday, May 13, 2010, 11 a.m.


Moderated by Don Wilson

            RELIC's Genealogy 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. 




 Tuesday, May 25, 2010, 7 p.m .  




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.   



Thursday, June 10, 11 a.m.


Presented by Tish Como


Genealogy 101 introduced basic resources and techniques for researching
your family's history.   Genealogy 201 presents alternate resources to
enhance your family's history and advanced search techniques to help
maximize your results from online databases including census records,
passenger lists, maps, and books.   RELIC's Tish Como will present this
program on Thursday, June 10, at 11 a.m., in the Bull Run Library
community room.

To reserve a seat for this free program, contact RELIC at (703) 792-4540
or at relic2 at pwcgov.org <mailto:RELIC2 at pwcgov.org> .  



Tuesday, June 22, 7 p.m.


Presented by Diane Nesmeyer

Having trouble finding particular documents or people in your files?
Want to be able to quickly tell what research you need to do next?
Local genealogist Diane Nesmeyer will show you what to do with all that
information you are collecting.  She will provide suggestions for
developing an organized approach to genealogical research and dealing
with the volumes of paper that research produces.    This program will
be presented on Tuesday, June 22, at 7:00 p.m. at the Bull Run Regional
Library community room. 

To reserve a seat for this free program, please contact RELIC at (703)
792-4540  or at relic2 at pwcgov.org <mailto:RELIC2 at pwcgov.org> .  


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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