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Reading Clubs

Branigan BookClub

The Branigan BookClub (BBC) meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm in the Staff Conference Room on the 2nd floor. For more information contact (575) 528-4001 or mpendleton@las-cruces.org. When e-mailing please put BBC in the subject line.

Upcoming Reading Selections

December 20, 2016 - "The Borrower" by Rebecca Makkai

January 17, 2017 - "The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair that Changed America" by Erik Larson

February 21, 2017 - "Walking the Llano: A Texas Memoir of Place" by Shelley Armitage

March 21, 2017 - "An Unnecessary Woman" by Rabih Alameddine

April 25, 2017 - "Coyote America: A Natural and Supernatural History" by Dan Flores * Please note date change for this meeting.

May 16, 2017 - "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman

June 20, 2017 - "Love Wins: The Lovers and Lawyers Who Fought the Landmark Case for Marriage Equality" by Debbie Cenzipper

July 18, 2017 - "Fortune Smiles: Stories" by Adam Johnson

August 15, 2017 - "Two Across" by Jeff Bartsch

September 19, 2017 - "Lost on the Appalachian Trail" by Kyle Rohrig

October 17, 2017 - "The Monster in the Box" by Ruth Rendell

November 21, 2017 - "The Dust That Falls From Dreams" by Louis De Bernières

December 19, 2017 - "A Carrion Death" by Michael Stanley


Munson BookClub

Munson BookClub meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 10:00 am at the Munson Center at 975 S. Mesquite St. Most selections will be available at the Munson Library in regular-print, large-print, and audiobook versions. For more information contact (575) 528-3406 or mmumper@las-cruces.org.

Upcoming Reading Selections

November 16, 2016 - "When Breath Becomes Air" by Paul Kalanithi

Dec 21, 2016 — "Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging" by Sebastian Junger

Jan 18, 2017 -"Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis" by J.D. Vance

Feb 15, 2017 — "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman (tr. from Swedish by Henning Koch)

Mar 15, 2017 — "The Heart of the Matter" by Graham Greene

Apr 19, 2017 — "Absalom’s Daughters" by Suzanne Feldman

May 17, 2017 — "As Good as Gone" by Larry Watson

Jun 21, 2017 — "War and Turpentine" by Stefan Hertmans (tr. from Dutch by David McKay)


Sage Reading Club

The Sage Book Club meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 12:30 in the Sage Café Center Library. For more information call (575) 528-3154.

January 12, 2017 - "The Nest" by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

February 23, 2017 - "Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand" by Helen Simonson

March 23, 2017 - "Bones of the Lost" by Kathy Reichs

April 27, 2017 - To Be Determined

May25, 2017 - To Be Determined

June 22, 2017 - To Be Determined

July 27, 2017 - To Be Determined

August 24, 2017 - Michael McGarrity Trilogy "Hard Country", "Backlands", and "The Last Ranch".


Summer Reading Programs

The library has Summer Reading Programs for children, teens, and adults in the months of June and July. Check back in May for updated information about the Summer Reading Programs.