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Printable Calendar of Events edited February 5, 2018

Upcoming Specialized Programs

Tuesday, February 6 - Special Election Day Hours
The Library will be open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM for the Las Cruces School Board Elections and for regular library business. The Library will close early at 7:00 PM. Regular Library Hours will resume on Wednesday, February 7.

Tuesday, February 6 at 2:00 in the Computer Training Lab
Introduction to Computers: The Basics
- A class for the absolute beginner. It will introduce students to the parts of the computer and mouse skills. Students will learn the components of Windows-based programs. Registration is not required, however, only the first 9 attendees will be guaranteed a computer. Attendees are welcome to bring their own laptops if space permits. For more information, contact the Reference Department at library.reference@las-cruces.org or (575)528-4005.

Saturday, February 10 at 12:00 in the Children’s Department
Read to Scout
- Scout is an excellent listener and would love to have young children read him a story. For more information please call the Children Department at 528-4225 or email at library.childrens@las-cruces.org.

Tuesday, February 13 at 2:00 in the Computer Training Lab
Windows 10
- This class will describe the new features of Windows 10 and how to navigate the new operating system. Topics that will be covered is the new Start Menu, Cortana and how to customize the desktop. Registration is not required, however, only the first 9 attendees will be guaranteed a computer. Attendees are welcome to bring their own laptops if space permits. For more information, contact the Reference Department at library.reference@las-cruces.org or (575)528-4005.

Wednesday, February 14 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Design and Create Workshop: Valentine's Craft
- Wiffle balls and store-bought flowers add such a lovely splash of color in this home decor craft. Use them for weddings, showers, parties, or to just dress up your home or front porch. To register, or for more information, contact the Reference Department at library.reference@las-cruces.org or (575)528-4005.

Monday, February 19, 2018 - Closed
The library will be closed Monday, January 15, 2018 in observance of Presidents' Day. The Library will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

Tuesday, February 20 at 10:30 in the Children's Kiva
Read to Me - Canceled

Tuesday, February 20 at 2:00 in the Computer Training Lab
Internet for Beginners
- A class for those who want to learn how to go online and move around the internet with ease. Students will learn how to access websites, how to navigate, what web addresses are, basic searching skills, and internet safety. Registration is not required, however, only the first 9 attendees will be guaranteed a computer. Attendees are welcome to bring their own laptops if space permits. For more information, contact the Reference Department at library.reference@las-cruces.org or (575)528-4005.

Tuesday, February 20 at 6:30 in the Staff Conference Room
Branigan Book Club
- "Inside: One Woman’s Journey Through the Inside Passage" by Susan Marie Conrad

Wednesday, February 21 at 10:00 in the Children's Kiva
Toddler Time - Canceled

Wednesday, February 21 at 11:00 in the Children's Kiva
Mother Goose Time - Canceled

Wednesday, February 21 at 10:00 in Munson Center Library
Munson Book Club
- "Death Comes for the Archbishop" by Willa Cather

Thursday, February 22 at 10:00 in the Children's Kiva
Toddler Time - Canceled

Thursday, February 22 at 12:30 at the Sage Café Library
Sage Reading Club
- "1000 White Women" by Jim Fergus

Tuesday, February 27 at 2:00 in the Computer Training Lab
Microsoft Word
- A class for those who are beginning to use Microsoft Word. Students will learn how to create and format basic documents. Basic computer skills are required. Registration is not required, however, only the first 9 attendees will be guaranteed a computer. Attendees are welcome to bring their own laptops if space permits. For more information, contact the Reference Department at library.reference@las-cruces.org or (575)528-4005.

Sunday, February 25 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
4th Sunday Movie -
Harmonium
(Japanese with English subtitles) - With his highly perceptive attention to character, director Koji Fukada creates an explosive family drama with HARMONIUM (FUCHI NI TATSU). Intended as a companion piece to the black comedy HOSPITALITE, HARMONIUM returns to the domestic sphere as it captures the collapse of a seemingly ordinary Japanese family. Life for Toshio, his wife, and their younger daughter Hotaru carries on as usual until he hires the mysterious Mr. Yasaka, an old acquaintance dressed in white who has just been released from prison, in his workshop. HARMONIUM captivated critics and audiences alike during the 69th Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Un Certain Regard Jury Prize.

Wednesday, February 28 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
4th Wednesday Happening: Becoming a Naturalized Citizen
- Interested in learning about how to become an American citizen? Learn about the requirements to begin the naturalization process, the steps that follow your application, and more! Time for questions will be provided at the end of the program. Presented by the DHS U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. For more information about the program, contact the Reference Department at (575) 528-4005 or library.reference@las-cruces.org

Ongoing Events

Read to Me - Tuesdays at 10:30 in the Children's Kiva

Teen Game Night - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:00 in the Children's Kiva

Toddler Time - Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 in the Children's Kiva

Mother Goose Time - Wednesdays at 11:00 in the Children's Kiva

Rhythm Roundup - Fridays at 10:30 in the Roadrunner Room

Library Lab - Fridays at 3:30 in the Children's Crafts Room

Scrabble - 2nd Sunday of the month at 1:30 in the Roadrunner Room

Design & Create - 2nd Wednesday of every month at 2:00 in the Boardroom

Dona Ana County Genealogical Society meeting - 2nd Wednesday of every month at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room

Branigan Book Club - 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:30 in the Staff Conference Room

Munson Book Club - 3rd Wednesday of every month at 10:00 at Munson Library

4th Sunday Movies - 4th Sunday of every month at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room

4th Wednesday Happenings - 4th Wednesday of every month at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room