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Reading Clubs

Branigan Book Club

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 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 Book Club

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

Upcoming Reading Selections

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

July 19, 2017— "The Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History" by S.C. Gwynne

August 16, 2017 - "News of the World" by Paulette Jiles

September 20, 2017 - "Death in the Black Patch" by Bruce Wilson

October 18, 2017 - "The Marsh King's Daughter" by Karen Dionne

November 15, 2017 - TBD

Sage Book Club

The Sage Book Club meets on the 4th 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 - "No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" and "Tears of the Giraff" by Alexander McCall Smith

May 25, 2017 - "Cricket in the Web" by Paula Moore

June 22, 2017 - "A Gentleman in Moscow" by Amor Towles

July 27, 2017 - Guest Speaker Anne Hillerman

August 24, 2017 - Michael McGarrity's "Hard Country", "Backlands", and "The Last Ranch"

September 28, 2017 - "Swing Time" by Zadie Smith

October 26, 2017 - "The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto" by Mitch Albom

November 16, 2017 - "The Lacuna" by Barbara Kingsolver * Please note date change for this meeting.

Club de Libro de Las Cruces

El Club de Libro Español de Las Cruces se reúne el primer sábado de cada mes en la sala de la junta directiva de la Biblioteca. Somos un grupo de personas que nos gusta leer y platicar de los libros que leemos en idioma español. No importe su nivel de competencia con dicho idioma; lo importante es el esfuerzo y que todos disfrutamos de una experiencia agradable.

Para mayores informes, favor de ponerse en contacto o con Jaime Weinand o con Mark Pendleton. El correo electrónico de Jaime es:; y de Mark: Para llamarles por teléfono: 520.850.4066 (Jaime) o 575.528.4001 (Mark) Al enviar un correo electrónico, favor de colocar Club de Libro Español en la línea del sujeto.

1 Julio - "El Portero" Reinaldo Arenas

5 Agosto - Por Determinar

2 Septiembre - Por Determinar

7 Octubre - Por Determinar

4 Noviembre - Por Determinar

2 Diciembre - Por Determinar

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.