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Guest Author Anne Hillerman, Author of “Song of the Lion,” at Sage Café

The Sage Library Book Club, in conjunction with the Friends of the Library, will feature Santa Fe author Anne Hillerman from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at the Sage Branch of Thomas Branigan Memorial Library located in the Sage Café, 6121 Reynolds Dr. in Las Cruces.

Hillerman will discuss her new book, “Song of the Lion,” third in the series of the Leaphorn, Chee and Manuelito Mysteries. Her debut novel, “Spider Woman’s Daughter,” received the Spur Award from Western Writers of America for the Best First Novel of 2013. Her second mystery in the series “Rock with Wings” became a New York Times best-seller.

For more information contact the Sage Library at 575/528-3154 or sagelibrary@las-cruces.org.

Upcoming Specialized Programs

Monday, July 3, 2017 at 2:00 in the Boardroom
Movie Making Monday

Tuesday, July 4th
Library Closed to Celebrate Independence

Wednesday, July 5 at 1:00 in the Children’s Craft Room
Teen Screen:
Maximum Ride
Rated PG-13

Wednesday, July 5 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Adult Summer Reading Program: Protecting Children from Lead
- A lead poisoning prevention training that is beneficial to parents of young children and professionals who work with young children. Prevention topics include what lead is, how it affects a child’s body, sources of lead, and how to prevent lead exposure. Health education materials will be provided to participants. Presented by The New Mexico Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program from the Department of Health.

Wednesday, July 5 at 5:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Books to Movies: Arrival

Rated PG-13

Thursday, July 6 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Summer Screen : Angry Birds

Rated PG

Saturday, July 8 at 1:00 in the Children’s Craft Room
Sound Session

Monday, July 10, 2017 at 2:00 in the Boardroom
Movie Making Monday

Tuesday, July 11 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Dona Ana County Genealogical Society meeting

*Please note date change for this month.

Wednesday, July 12 at 1:00 in the Children’s Craft Room
Teen Screen: Labyrinth

Rated PG

Wednesday, July 12 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Adult Summer Reading Program: Spicing and Herbs Around the World
- Herbs and spices are used in every cuisine around the world and they differ greatly from country to country. Come explore spices and the countries that these spices come from and their uses. Make a spice blend to try at home. Presented by a Thomas Branigan Memorial Library Librarian.

Wednesday, July 12at 5:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Books to Movies: Denial

Rated PG-13

Thursday, July 13 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Summer Screen: Secret Life of Pets

Rated PG

Monday, July 17, 2017 at 2:00 in the Boardroom
Movie Making Monday

Tuesday, July 18 at 6:30 in the Staff Conference Room
Branigan Book Club
: "Fortune Smiles: Stories" by Adam Johnson

Wednesday, July 19 at 10:00 in Munson Center Library
Munson Book Club
: “The Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History” by S.C. Gwynne

Wednesday, July 19 at 1:00 in the Children’s Craft Room
Teen Screen: Magnificent Seven

Rated PG-13

Wednesday, July 19 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Adult Summer Reading Program: How to Stay Young the First 100 Years
- Looking to live a long life but want to avoid some easily preventable health problems? Learn how to improve your quality of life by preventing common spinal disorders. Presented by Healing Source Chiropractic of Las Cruces.

Wednesday, July 19 5:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Books to Movies: Moonlight

Rated R

Thursday, July 20 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Summer Screen: Moana

Rated PG

Friday, July 21 at 12:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Meghan Casey and the Rocky Mountain Puppets
– Children of all ages are invited to the Children's Summer Reading Program where Meghan Casey and the Rocky Mountain Puppets teach us that knowledge is power.

Saturday, July 22 at 1:00 in the Children’s Craft Room
Sound Session

Monday, July 24, 2017 at 2:00 in the Boardroom
Movie Making Monday

Wednesday, July 26 at 1:00 in the Children’s Craft Room
Teen Screen: Jason Bourne

Rated PG-13

Wednesday, July 26 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Adult Summer Reading Program: Adult Coloring Workshop
- De-stress and unwind at Branigan Library’s Adult Coloring Workshop! Coloring offers a relaxing activity that has proven very popular. It's a wonderful opportunity to come in, relax and do something creative. Everyone will be given a stress relieving coloring book and a set of colored pencils. You can also bring your own artwork to color. Presented by a Thomas Branigan Memorial Library Librarian.

Wednesday, July 26, 5:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Books to Movies: Doctor Strange

Rated PG-13

Thursday, July 27 at 1:30 at Sage Library
Sage Book Club presents Anne Hillerman
- Come listen as author Anne Hillerman talks about her books. Presented by the Sage Book Club in conjunction with the Friends of Thomas Branigan Memorial Library. Books will be available for cash purchase.

Thursday, July 27 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Summer Screen: Sing

Rated PG

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