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Upcoming Specialized Programs

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 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, class size is limited. The first 8 students will be guaranteed a computer. Students may bring their own laptops if space is available. For more information, contact the Reference Desk at (575) 528-4005 or library.reference@las-cruces.org.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 1:30 in the Roadrunner Room
Play Scrabble

*Please note date change for this month.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 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 8 students will be guaranteed a computer. Students may bring their own laptops if space is available. For more information, contact the Reference Desk at (575) 528-4005 or library.reference@las-cruces.org.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 2:00 in the Boardroom
Design and Create: Mini Scrapbooks
- Would you like to make a mini scrapbook and take it to a different level? In this free workshop, we will work step by step to create beautiful interactive pagesfor your special memories. Register at the reference desk or by calling 575/528-4005 to ensure that there are enough materials for everyone. For more information contact the Reference Department at 575/528-4005 or email at library.reference@las-cruces.org.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 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 only the first 5 are guaranteed a computer. Students may bring their own laptop if space is available. For more information contact the Reference Department at (575) 528-4005 or library.reference@las-cruces.org.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 6:30 in the Boardroom
Branigan Book Club
– "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 10:00 at Munson Center
Munson Book Club
- "As Good as Gone" by Larry Watson

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
4th Sunday Movie
– “Labyrinth of Lies” -German with English subtitles
123 minutes - Germany 1958. In those years, "Auschwitz" was a word that some people had never heard of, and others wanted to forget as quickly as possible. Against the will of his immediate superior, young prosecutor Johann Radmann begins to examine the case of recently identified teacher who was a former Auschwitz guard. Radmann soon lands in a web of repression and denial, but also of idealization. He devotes himself with utmost commitment to his new task and is resolved to find out what really happened. He oversteps boundaries, falls out with friends, colleagues and allies, and is sucked deeper and deeper into a labyrinth of lies and guilt in his search for the truth. But what he ultimately brings to light will change the country forever. *Please note date change for this month

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 10:00 at Munson Center
Sharing Memories: Remembering Summer
- Conjure up home remedies for common summer ailments such as sunburn, poison ivy, bee stings and insect bites. Trace summer vacation routes on a map. Get some lemons and make real lemonade. Summer is a great time for outdoor sports! Join us and reminisce together in a discussion about things that happened in the past. For more information contact the Reference Department at (575) 528-4005 or library.reference@las-cruces.org.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 1:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Introduction to Proposal Writing
- Learn the key components of a grant proposal to a foundation. For more information contact the Reference Department at (575) 528-4005 or library.reference@las-cruces.org.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 2:00 in the Computer Training Lab
Introduction to Computers: File Management
- This 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 8 students will be guaranteed a computer. Students may bring their own laptops if space is available. For more information, contact the Reference Desk at (575) 528-4005 or library.reference@las-cruces.org.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
4th Wednesday Happening: Modern Mindfulness
– Tired of your mind going a mile a minute, and would like to find some inner peace? Would you like to be more relaxed and energized after a busy day? Thomas Branigan Memorial Library invites adults to the Roadrunner Room on Wednesday, May 24th at 2:00pm to learn “Modern Mindfulness”. All skill levels are welcome. Presented by Colleen Boyd of Downtown Desert Yoga. For more information, contact the Reference Desk at (575) 528-4005 or library.reference@las-cruces.org.

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 12:30 at Sage Café
Sage Reading Club
- "Cricket in the Web" by Paula Moore

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