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Tuesday, June 6 -Election Day Library Hours
On Election Day, the Library will be open from 7:00am until 7:00pm

Wednesday, June 6 at 1:00 in the Children’s Craft Room
Teen Screen -
"Justice League"

Wednesday, June 6 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Adult Summer Reading Program
- Music from the Ranch and Open Range! - Steve Cormier will be performing his cowboy music. Steve’s music includes songs that are written by ranch hands and revolve around farm life during the late 19th and early 20th century. Be sure to catch this rare performance and learn about life on the ranch through Steve’s music and stories. This program is brought to you by the New Mexico Humanities Council and the Friends of the Branigan Library. Program presented by Dr. Steve Cormier. For more information about the program, contact the Reference Department at (575) 528-4005 or library.reference@las-cruces.org.

Wednesday, June 6 at 5:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Thomas Branigan Summer Screen -
"Get Out"
A young black man meets his white girlfriend's parents at their estate, only to find out that the situation is much more sinister than it appears. Rated R
Watch the trailer at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRfnevzM9kQ

Thursday, June 7 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Summer Screen -
"Mune"

Saturday, June 9 at 1:00 in the Teen Makerspace Room
Sound Session
- To register, speak to a Young Adult Librarian or contact the department at 575-528-4102 or library.teens@las-cruces.org.

Monday, June 11 at 3:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Movie Making Monday
- Teens and tweens grades 5 to 12 will have access to movie making resources and the Makerspace to learn how to make their own short film.

Tuesday, June 12 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Doña Ana County Genealogical Society -
meeting
*Please note the date change

Wednesday, June 13 at 1:00 in the Children’s Craft Room
Teen Screen - "
School of Rock"

Wednesday, June 13 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Adult Summer Reading Program
- Traditional Hawaiian Music!- Interested in music from other parts of the country, and the instruments that they can be played on? Participants will learn about the different types of ukuleles and how to play a simple song. Program presented by the Las Cruces Ukes. For more information about the program, contact the Reference Department at (575) 528-4005 or library.reference@las-cruces.org.

Wednesday, June 13 at 5:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Thomas Branigan Summer Screen -
"Wind River"
A rookie FBI agent teams with a town's veteran game tracker with deep community ties and a haunted past to investigate the mysterious killing of a local girl on a remote Native American reservation. Rated R
Watch the trailer at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zN9PDOoLAfg

Thursday, June 14 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Summer Screen -
"Incredibles"

Saturday, June 16 at 12:00 in the Children’s Department
Therapaws Reading Team
- Reading Education Assistance Dogs are excellent listeners. Come to the Children’s Dept. and a Therapaws Reading Team will be ready to hear you read. For more information please call the Children Department at 528-4225 or email at library.childrens@las-cruces.org.

Monday, June 18 at 9:00
Curious Chris -
Come laugh, sing and play as we learn and explore New Mexico with Curious Chris! For more information please call the Children Department at 528-4225 or email at library.childrens@las-cruces.org.

Tuesday, June 19 at 6:30 in the Staff Conference Room
Branigan Book Club
– "Sun of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn" by Evan S. Connell and /or "The Best of Me" by Nicholas Sparks

Wednesday, June 20 at 10:00 in Munson Center Library
Munson Book Club
- "The House of the Scorpion" by Nancy Farmer

Wednesday, June 20 at 1:00 in the Children’s Craft Room
Teen Screen - "
Wonder"

Wednesday, June 20 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Adult Summer Reading Program
- Rocking Ukuleles! - Ukuleles will be provided so that participants can learn to play music from the 1950s to the present day. A short concert will be performed after the presentation. Program presented by the Las Cruces Ukes. For more information about the program, contact the Reference Department at (575) 528-4005 or library.reference@las-cruces.org.

Wednesday, June 20 at 5:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Thomas Branigan Summer Screen -
"Shape of Water"
In a secret government laboratory, a mute custodian befriends an amphibian human-like creature. Rated R
Watch the trailer at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFYWazblaUA

Thursday, June 21 at 12:30 at the Sage Café Library
Sage Reading Club
– "Less" by Andrew Sean Greer

Thursday, June 21 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Summer Screen -
"Revolting Rhymes"

Friday, June 22 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Young Adult Summer Reading Program
– Yoga Rocks

Saturday, June 23 at 1:00 in the Teen Makerspace Room
Sound Session
- To register, speak to a Young Adult Librarian or contact the department at 575-528-4102 or library.teens@las-cruces.org.

Monday, June 25 at 3:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Movie Making Monday
- Teens and tweens grades 5 to 12 will have access to movie making resources and the Makerspace to learn how to make their own short film.

Tuesday, June 26 at 3:00 in the Children’s Department
Therapaws Reading Team
- Reading Education Assistance Dogs are excellent listeners. Come to the Children’s Dept. and a Therapaws Reading Team will be ready to hear you read. For more information please call the Children Department at 528-4225 or email at library.childrens@las-cruces.org.

Wednesday, June 27 at 1:00 in the Children’s Craft Room
Teen Screen -
"Thor Ragnarok"

Wednesday, June 27 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Adult Summer Reading Program
- Las Cruces Rocks! - Would you like to learn more about the land and region your community was built on? Interested in geology, but always thought it was too complicated to grasp? Join in as “Las Cruces Rocks!” and learn more about the local geology of our city and surrounding area. Program presented by the Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science. For more information about the program, contact the Reference Department at (575) 528-4005 or library.reference@las-cruces.org.

Wednesday, June 27 at 5:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Thomas Branigan Summer Screen -
"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle"
Four teens get sucked into the video game world of Jumanji and have to finish the dangerous game to escape. Rated PG-13
Watch the trailer at https://www.imdb.com/videoplayer/vi3413817625?ref_=ttvi_vi_imdb_8

Thursday, June 28 at 11:00
Asombro Institute: Fossils -
Come and explore New Mexico fossils, thanks to the New Mexico State Library! For more information contact the Children Department at 528-4225 or email at library.childrens@las-cruces.org.

Thursday, June 28 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Summer Screen -
"Boss Baby"

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 Teen Makerspace Room

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 *June meeting will be on the 2nd Tuesday (June 12, 2018)

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 *Except in Summer when the Library is Closed on Sundays

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