RELIC Programs

All programs are presented at the Bull Run Regional Library, unless otherwise noted. To register for the following free programs, contact RELIC @ (703) 792-4540 or relic2@pwcgov.org.
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​THE MEN WHO LOST AMERICA: BRITISH LEADERSHIP, THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION AND THE FATE OF THE EMPIRE


Lecture by noted author Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy on “The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution and the Fate of the Empire.” This title won Dr. O’Shaughnessy both the 2014 George Washington Book Prize, which recognizes the year’s best books on the nation’s founding era, especially those that have the potential to advance broad public understanding of American history, and the 2014 New York Historical Society’s annual American history book prize. He is the Vice President of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Saunders Director of the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies and Professor of History at The University of Virginia.

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FINDING YOUR FAMILY IN THE LIBRARY: MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR LIBRARY'S RESOURCES

Searching for your ancestors at a local library or major research center requires a certain amount of planning.  RELIC’s Don Wilson will discuss resources available at many libraries today, how to prepare for your visit, how to make the best use of your time, and how to obtain expert help for your problem from library staff.

Thursday, November 13, 2014, 11:00 a.m.

BEFORE VIRGINIA: FINDING THE ORIGINS OF COLONIAL IMMIGRANTS

Determining a Virginian immigrant’s origins can be a challenge.  Find out what sources and techniques are available from certified genealogist Victor Dunn.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 7:00 p.m.

 
GENEALOGY 201: BEYOND THE BASICS

RELIC’s Tish Como demonstrates advanced search techniques, effective research strategies and readily-available resources to add interest and detail to your family tree.


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Please visit RELIC, in the rear of Bull Run Library, whenever the library is open, for staff assistance.