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Sunday Hours to resume

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library will resume its Regular Sunday Hours on Sunday, September 10th, 2017. The Library will be open from 1:00 – 5:00 pm on Sundays.

Upcoming Specialized Programs

Tuesday, September 5 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, the Windows environment and mouse skills. Students will learn the components of Windows-based programs. Registration is not required; however, class size is limited. The first 9 students will be guaranteed a computer. Students may bring their own laptops if space is available. For more information, contact the Reference Department at library.reference@las-cruces.org or (575)528-4005.

Monday, September 11 at 10:30 in the Roadrunner Room
Reading and Book Signing: Michael J. Farmer

Tuesday, September 12 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, class size is limited. The first 9 students will be guaranteed a computer. Students may bring their own laptops if space is available. For more information, contact the Reference Department at library.reference@las-cruces.org or (575)528-4005.

Wednesday, September 13 at 2:00 in the Boardroom
Design and Create Workshop: No Sew Pillows-
You can create a pillow cover without a sewing machine by tying two pieces of fleece together. This pillow cover is a great way to decorate a room or give away as a thoughtful gift. We will be making a pillow cover that you can take home. To register, or for more information, contact the Reference Department at library.reference@las-cruces.org or (575)528-4005.

Tuesday, September 19 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, web addresses, basic searching, and web safety. Registration is not required; however, class size is limited. The first 9 students will be guaranteed a computer. Students may bring their own laptops if space is available. For more information, contact the Reference Department at library.reference@las-cruces.org or (575)528-4005.

Tuesday, September 19 at 6:30 in the Staff Conference Room
Branigan Book Club:
"Lost on the Appalachian Trail" by Kyle Rohrig

Wednesday, September 20 at 10:00 in Munson Center Library
Munson Book Club:
"Death in the Black Patch" by Bruce Wilson - author will be joining the discussion.

Tuesday, September 26 at 2:00 in the Computer Training Lab
Introduction to Computers: File Management
- This class is a basic class where students will learn how to manage files by saving, attaching and storing information. Registration is not required; however, class size is limited. The first 9 students will be guaranteed a computer. Students may bring their own laptops if space is available. For more information, contact the Reference Department at library.reference@las-cruces.org or (575)528-4005.

Wednesday, September 27 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
4th Wednesday Happening: The Lost Art of Dog Training
- Participants will learn about the lost art of dog obedience training and how dogs learn best from positive reinforcement based training methods. Presented by Kyia Lively, Dog Trainer from Rising Phoenix K-9. For more information about the program, contact the Reference Department at (575) 528-4005 or library.reference@las-cruces.org.

Thursday, September 28 at 12:30 at the Sage Café Library
Sage Reading Club-
"Swing Time" by Zadie Smith

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