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RELIC Programs

PLEASE NOTE our current hours:

While access to the RELIC collection is available whenever Bull Run Library is open, there may not always be a RELIC staff member available to help. If you require individual assistance and/or are traveling from a distance, you may wish to call 703-792-4540 and/or email us to verify the hours when RELIC staff will be available. Current staffed hours for RELIC. During renovations, Bull Run Regional Library and RELIC will be closed to the public from September 1 - 21. RELIC staff will be able to respond to questions by email during this time.
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.

 
 
GENEALOGY ROUNDTABLE

​Discuss the challenges of your family research in a group environment and get tips for new approaches. Moderated by RELIC's Don Wilson.
Register at 703-792-4540 or relic2@pwcgov.org

Tuesday, September 25, 7:00 p.m.

INSIDE CAMP DAVID

Inside Camp DavidAuthor, Rear Admiral Michael Giorgione, CED, USN (Ret.)will be speaking about his book, Inside Camp David: the Private World of the Presidential Retreat.  He served as Commander of Camp David for President Bill Clinton and President George W. Bush. This program is presented by RELIC and the Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI). Register at 703-792-4540 or relic2@pwcgov.org

Monday, October, 7:00 p.m.

CEMETERIES: WHERE TO GET THE ANSWERS

​Learn how to locate death, funeral, and burial records, and what information they can add to your family history.  Presented by genealogist Russell De Rose. Register at 703.792.4540 or relic2@pwcgov.org

Thursday, October 11, 11:00 a.m.

WATER WATER EVERYWHERE - AND HOW WE FOUND DROPS TO DRINK
​Historian Charlie Grymes presents the story of how local governments in Northern Virginia responded to the demand for safe drinking water for the growing population of our region.

Register at 703-792-4540 or relic2@pwcgov.org

FALL FAMILY GENEALOGY FAIR AT MONTCLAIR LIBRARY
​This is a unique opportunity for family historians to meet with key organizations, find new resources, listen to informative speakers, and possibly win a DNA kit!  RELIC will be represented along with other local genealogical organizations. Come to Montclair Community Library and learn what we have to offer the researcher.

Saturday, October 27, 11:00 a.m.
ELECTIONS IN PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY
Prince William County has been involved with elections for over two hundred years.  Kim Brace, a statistician and historian, will describe how elections have evolved over time in our local jurisdiction. Register at 703.792.4540 or relic2@pwcgov.org

GENEALOGY 101: GETTING STARTED

Discovering your family's history is both fun and rewarding. RELIC's Darlene Hunter will demonstrate the essential first steps to take, and resources to use – most of which are available for free through the library – to ensure that your research is accurate, complete and well-documented. Register at 703-792-4540 or relic2@pwcgov.org

Tuesday, November 20, 7:00 p.m.

​PLEASE NOTE: We are always adding new programs.
 
The Friends of Bull Run Library Need You.
Please consider joining the Friends of Bull Run Library whose efforts generously provide funding support for RELIC’s programming and help fund special speakers*. We need your membership and help with their major source of revenue, The Friends Book Shop, located in the lobby of Bull Run Library. Pick up a Friends membership application in RELIC or ask at the front information desk. Thank you very much for your consideration.​

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