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Upcoming Specialized Programs

Tuesday, April 4, 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.

Monday, April 10, 2017 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Reading and Book Signing - Michael Gamble — Come listen to author Michael Gamble read from the book " Death by Tango." For more information, contact (575) 528-4001 or mpendleton@las-cruces.org.

Tuesday, April 11, 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, April 12, 2017 at 2:00 in the Children’s Craft Room
Design & Create Workshop: Napkin/Towel Folding -You are invited to attend a workshop on napkin and towel folding. There will be ideas and tips as well as detailed folding instructions for lots of designs. Participants are asked to bring a towel and a cloth napkin, if you can. 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.

Sunday, April 16, 2017
Library Closed for Easter

Tuesday, April 18 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.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 10:00 at Munson Center
Munson Library Book Club – "Absalom’s Daughters" by Suzanne Feldman. For more information, contact (575) 528-3406 or mmumper@las-cruces.org.

Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
4th Sunday MovieLove & Friendship -Beautiful young widow Lady Susan Vernon visits to the estate of her in-laws to wait out the colourful rumours about her dalliances circulating through polite society. Whilst ensconced there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and a future for her eligible but reluctant daughter, Frederica. In doing so she attracts the simultaneous attentions of the young, handsome Reginald DeCourcy, the rich and silly Sir James Martin and the divinely handsome, but married, Lord Manwaring, complicating matters severely.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 10:00 at Munson Center
Sharing Memories: Remembering Train Rides
- Not too long ago trains crisscrossed this country, whizzing passengers to their destinations showing them spectacular scenery. “Sometimes the rock face is only inches from the train as it snakes through the canyons.”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, April 25, 2017 at 1:00 in the Roadrunner Room
Getting Started with Foundation Grants to Individuals Online - Learn effective strategies for finding funders that support individuals with the Foundation Center's online funding database.For more information contact the Reference Department at (575) 528-4005 or library.reference@las-cruces.org.

Tuesday, April 25, 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.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 6:30 in the Boardroom *Please note date change for this meeting.
Branigan Book Club - "Coyote America: A Natural and Supernatural History" by Dan Flores. For more information, contact (575) 528-4001 or mpendleton@las-cruces.org. When e-mailing please put BBC in the subject line.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 2:00 in the Roadrunner Room
4th Wednesday Happening: Living Better in a Green Home - Living better means better comfort and health, better energy and water efficiency, stronger resale value, lower cost of living, less maintenance, and lower harmful carbon emissions from your home. Find out what you can do to live better in your home! Presented by Renee Frank, a local real estate professional and certified EcoBroker, and Don Rudisill, a retired engineer and owner of the first LEED Platinum home in Las Cruces. For more information, contact the Reference Desk at (575) 528-4005 or library.reference@las-cruces.org.

Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 12:30 at Sage Café Library
Sage Reading Club – "
No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" and "Tears of the Giraff" by Alexander McCall Smith. For more information call (575) 528-3154.

Friday, April 28, 2017
Library Closing at 5:00 for the Country Music Festival

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Library Closing at 5:00 for the Country Music Festival

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