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Upcoming Specialized Programs

Tuesday, October 3 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,October 9 at 1:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Guide to Online Grantseeker Resources
- Learn to navigate and use the wide range of resources available on the Foundation Center's newest web site, GrantSpace.org. For more information, contact the Reference Department at library.reference@las-cruces.org or (575)528-4005.

Tuesday, October 10 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, October 11 and 18 at 2:00 in the Boardroom
Design and Create Workshop - Needle Punch Embroidery-
Come try your hand at this captivating craft and take home a creation suitable for framing. Once you’ve learned the technique, you will be able to create many items for your home, from bookmarks, to throw pillows, to wall hangings. The workshop is a two part class to be held on two consecutive Wednesdays. Class size is limited to 15, ages 15 and up. All supplies will be provided. To register, or for more information, contact the Reference Department at library.reference@las-cruces.org or (575)528-4005.

Tuesday, October 17 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, October 17 at 6:30 in the Staff Conference Room
Branigan Book Club
- "The Monster in the Box" by Ruth Rendell

Wednesday, October 18 at 10:00 in Munson Center Library
Munson Book Club
- "The Marsh King's Daughter" by Karen Dionne

Tuesday, October 24 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, October 25 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
4th Wednesday Happening – Why Everyone Needs a Will
- Are you worried about what will happen to your family if you don’t make a will? Have you ever tried to create your own will, but found it too complicated to handle? Learn about the pros and cons of not having a will, the basics of estate planning, resources to create your own will, and more! Presented by Karim Martinez of the Dona Ana Cooperative Extension Service. For more information, contact the Reference Department at library.reference@las-cruces.org or (575)528-4005.

Thursday, October 26 at 12:30 at the Sage Café Library
Sage Reading Club
- "The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto" by Mitch Albom

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