All programs are free but registration is requested and begins three weeks prior to the program date unless otherwise noted. Sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodation is available if requested three weeks prior to the program date.
To register, please visit Bull Run Regional Library at 8051 Ashton Avenue, Manassas, Virginia, or call 703-792-4530 (TTY 703-792-4524), or sign up on the website www.pwcgov.org/library using the online Calendar of Events .
*English Conversation Club
Mondays, November 18 and 25 at 6 p.m. and Tuesdays, November 12, 19 and 26 at 10 a.m.
This is an opportunity for new speakers of English to practice their speaking skills in a fun and friendly environment. No registration required. New members always welcome. NOTE: No meeting Monday, November 4, Tuesday, November 5, Monday, November 11.
*Spanish for Fun!
Tuesdays, November 12, 19 and 26, 12 noon—2 p.m.
Bring your lunch and chat with new friends in Spanish. We’ll supply coffee and dessert! A native Spanish speaker will be available for help. No registration required. Todos bienvenidos.
ESL (English as a Second Language) Class
Wednesdays, November 6, 13, 20 and 27, 6:30-8 pm
Beginners’ class, Fridays, November 1, 8, 15, and 22, 10 am-12noon
Literacy Volunteers of America/Prince William offer a free program to adults who want to learn how to speak, read, and write English. Call 703-670-5702 for more information.
Memoir Writers meet Tuesday, November 12, 10:15 a.m. – 12 noon
Writers of children’s lit meet Tuesdays, November 12 and 26 at 7 p.m.
Writers of adult lit meet Saturdays, November 9 and 23 at 2 p.m.
These groups meet to share their writing and offer encouragement and constructive criticism. New members are always welcome.
Bull Run BookTalkers: The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton
Tuesday, November 12, 7 pm
During a summer party at the family farm in the English countryside, sixteen-year-old Laurel Nicolson has escaped to her childhood tree house and is happily dreaming of the future. She spies a stranger coming up the long road to the farm and watches as her mother speaks to him. Before the afternoon is over, Laurel will witness a shocking crime; a crime that challenges everything she knows about her family and especially her mother, Dorothy… No registration required.
Headstone Records for U.S. Military Veterans, 1879-1985
Thursday, November 14, 11 am
This lecture focuses on records of headstones provided for U.S. military veterans buried in nonfederal cemeteries, 1879 and later. To register for this free program email Relic2@pwcgov.org , or call RELIC at (703) 792-4540.
Random Reads Book Club – Prayers for Sale by Sandra Dallas
Monday, November 18, 1 p.m.
An unforgettable tale of a friendship between two women, one with surprising twists and turns, and one that is ultimately a revelation of the finest parts of the human spirit. You are welcome to bring your lunch. No registration required.
Using National Archives Military Records Online
Tuesday, November 19, 7 pm
Find out what is available online from military records specialist Marie Melchiori. To register for the free program, contact RELIC @ (703) 792-4540 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Your Library for Dummies (and Others with Questions)
Thursday, November 21, 7 pm
Learn about all the wonderful things you can do in the library or from home using the library website. Download books or magazines, renew or request items, search for information, and more! Bring electronic devices you may need assistance with. No registration.
*Special thanks to the Friends of the Library for their programming support!
Bull Run Library will be closed on Monday, November 11 for Veterans Day and on Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29 for Thanksgiving.