October 2021

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Friday, October 15:00—6:00 PMZoom

Teen Book Club

Teen's pick up a free copy of the Book Club book at the beginning of the month and then we meet to discuss it at the end of the month.
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Saturday, October 23:00—5:00 PMYoung Adult DepartmentThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Poetry Party

Teen hosted Poetry Party for all ages!  Come to share your original poetry, song or prose - or recite your favorite from another author! 
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Tuesday, October 59:00—10:00 AM Albert Johnson Park

Tai Chi

The Tai Chi Chuan form comprises a series of slow movements flowing from one to the next. Tai Chi was created to improve health, meditation, and self-defense. The movements are done slowly and calmly. The emphasis is on relaxation, correct posture, and the efficient use of muscles.…Learn More

Tuesday, October 511:00—11:30 AMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Children's Storytime

This week join us for a storytime where we can read, sing and build early literacy skills together! Recommended for Children age 2 and up with their caregivers.…Learn More
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Thursday, October 72:00—3:00 PMZoom

What Have You Been Reading Discussion Group

What Have You Been Reading Discussion GroupCome tell us about the books you have been reading and hear about what others been reading. For more information  contact the Reference Librarian at calee@las-cruces. org.

Thursday, October 73:30—4:30 PMZoom

Joy of Mediterranean Cooking

Joy of Mediterranean CookingWe watch four episodes of the listed show/shows and talk about what we learned, what we like, what we don't like, what we'd change or not change, and how what we're learning matches with our own cooking experiences. For this series of discussions we are watching four episodes of "The Everyday Gourmet: The Joy of Mediterranean Cooking" available on the library's Kanopy video streaming service.…Learn More

Thursday, October 75:00—6:00 PMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Teen Game Night

Teens come together to participate in different games, activities, and crafts every Thursday at 5:00PM.

Thursday, October 76:00—7:00 PMYoung Adult DepartmentThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Teen Dungeons & Dragons

A teen-led Dungeons & Dragon group that meets weekly to play the fantasy, role-playing, table top game.

Thursday, October 76:00—7:45 PMComputer Training ClassroomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

CANCELED - Learn to Write Fiction Learning Circle

an 8 week intro to writing fiction class Join us for our Learn to Write Fiction Learning Circle. Learning Circles are based on peer learning; we are all experts in something, and sharing is how we learn best. Learn To Write Fiction: The beginner Course is an eight-week course that covers the topics listed below.…Learn More
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Friday, October 81:00—2:00 PMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Decoupage Tray Workshop

Decoupage Tray  WorkshopDecoupage Tray Craft Workshop to be held in the library's Roadrunner Room. Participants are to wear a mask covering both nose and mouth. Participants who attend and participate will be provided the supplies for this workshop. Any questions, please contact library.…Learn More

Friday, October 84:30—5:30 PMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

K-12 Arabic Program

The Southern New Mexico Islamic Center is hosting a K-12 After-School program, where attendees will learn about the Arabic world, learn some basic Arabic vocabulary, take fun virtual trips to Arabic countries, and more!
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Monday, October 112:00—4:00 PM Albert Johnson Park

Big Read Kickoff

Big Read KickoffAn opening ceremony featuring welcome and friendship dances by the Piro Dancers and storytelling by Alex Mares and Dr. Don Peppion
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Tuesday, October 129:00—10:00 AM Albert Johnson Park

Tai Chi

The Tai Chi Chuan form comprises a series of slow movements flowing from one to the next. Tai Chi was created to improve health, meditation, and self-defense. The movements are done slowly and calmly. The emphasis is on relaxation, correct posture, and the efficient use of muscles.…Learn More

Tuesday, October 1211:00—11:30 AMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Rhythm RoundUp

This week join us for our movement and music program encouraging gross and fine motor skill development while we dance and sing. Recommended for Children age 2 and up with their caregivers.    

Tuesday, October 126:00—7:00 PMOffsite
Branigan LibraryThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Running and Reading with Bluebird Running Company!

Running and Reading with Bluebird Running Company!Join us twice a month for a mobile book club. Novices and experienced runners’ welcome! We will walk or run and chat about a new book each month. We are starting with a spooky book for October, The Long Walk by Stephen King. Available with your library card.…Learn More
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Thursday, October 142:00—3:00 PMZoom

What Have You Been Reading Discussion Group

What Have You Been Reading Discussion GroupCome tell us about the books you have been reading and hear about what others been reading. For more information  contact the Reference Librarian at calee@las-cruces. org.

Thursday, October 144:00—5:00 PMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Tween Craft Social

Ages 9-12 come and learn a new craft and share your creativity with us! Supplies and space are limited.  

Thursday, October 145:00—6:00 PMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Teen Game Night

Teens come together to participate in different games, activities, and crafts every Thursday at 5:00PM.

Thursday, October 146:00—7:00 PMYoung Adult DepartmentThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Teen Dungeons & Dragons

A teen-led Dungeons & Dragon group that meets weekly to play the fantasy, role-playing, table top game.

Thursday, October 146:00—7:45 PMComputer Training ClassroomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

CANCELED - Learn to Write Fiction Learning Circle

an 8 week intro to writing fiction class Join us for our Learn to Write Fiction Learning Circle. Learning Circles are based on peer learning; we are all experts in something, and sharing is how we learn best. Learn To Write Fiction: The beginner Course is an eight-week course that covers the topics listed below.…Learn More
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Saturday, October 168:00—11:00 AMOffsite

CANCELED - Pop up in the Park

Pop up in the Park Join Branigan Library for a leisurely day in the park! Come hang out in the shade and read. A specialty book selection will be available at each location. Create some outdoor/parks-themed buttons or enjoy the library's large yard games. Pop-ups in the Park will happen on the third Saturday of the month this fall.…Learn More
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Tuesday, October 199:00—10:00 AM Albert Johnson Park

Tai Chi

The Tai Chi Chuan form comprises a series of slow movements flowing from one to the next. Tai Chi was created to improve health, meditation, and self-defense. The movements are done slowly and calmly. The emphasis is on relaxation, correct posture, and the efficient use of muscles.…Learn More

Tuesday, October 1911:00—11:30 AMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Children's Storytime

This week join us for a storytime where we can read, sing and build early literacy skills together! Recommended for Children age 2 and up with their caregivers.
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Wednesday, October 203:30—4:30 PMZoom

Murderous Reads Book Club

Murderous Reads Book ClubMonthly mystery discussion. Each month we look at a different series of book. Participants are asked to read one, or more, books in that month's series. Email Deanna at dduffy@las-cruces. org for more information.  October 2021 -- HOKLOTUBBE, SARA SUE – Sadie Walela series1.…Learn More

Wednesday, October 204:00—5:00 PMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

We Are Water Protectors - Library Lab

We Are Water Protectors - Library LabFor ages 6-10 join our reading of and activity for the 2021 Caldecott Medal winner "We are Water Protectors" by Carole Lindstrom / illustrated by Michaela Goade
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Thursday, October 212:00—3:00 PMZoom

What Have You Been Reading Discussion Group

What Have You Been Reading Discussion GroupCome tell us about the books you have been reading and hear about what others been reading. For more information  contact the Reference Librarian at calee@las-cruces. org.

Thursday, October 213:30—4:30 PMZoom

Joy of Mediterranean Cooking

Joy of Mediterranean CookingWe watch four episodes of the listed show/shows and talk about what we learned, what we like, what we don't like, what we'd change or not change, and how what we're learning matches with our own cooking experiences. For this series of discussions we are watching four episodes of "The Everyday Gourmet: The Joy of Mediterranean Cooking" available on the library's Kanopy video streaming service.…Learn More

Thursday, October 215:00—6:00 PMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Teen Game Night

Teens come together to participate in different games, activities, and crafts every Thursday at 5:00PM.

Thursday, October 216:00—7:00 PMYoung Adult DepartmentThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Teen Dungeons & Dragons

A teen-led Dungeons & Dragon group that meets weekly to play the fantasy, role-playing, table top game.

Thursday, October 216:00—7:45 PMComputer Training ClassroomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

CANCELED - Learn to Write Fiction Learning Circle

an 8 week intro to writing fiction class Join us for our Learn to Write Fiction Learning Circle. Learning Circles are based on peer learning; we are all experts in something, and sharing is how we learn best. Learn To Write Fiction: The beginner Course is an eight-week course that covers the topics listed below.…Learn More

Thursday, October 216:00—7:00 PMZoom

Healthy Holiday Baking

Lucinda Banegas-Carreon, MPH, CHES, Fit Families Coordinator at NMSU will talk about how to make your holiday baking healthier. Learn how to make healthier substitutions and choose healthier recipes. This program will be held on Zoom.
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Friday, October 221:00—2:00 PMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Piñata Craft Workshop

Piñata  Craft WorkshopAdult Craft Workshop to be held in the library's Roadrunner Room. Participants are to wear a mask covering both nose and mouth. Participants who attend and participate will be provided the supplies for this workshop. Any questions, please contact library.…Learn More

Friday, October 224:30—5:30 PMComputer Training ClassroomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

K-12 Arabic Program

The Southern New Mexico Islamic Center is hosting a K-12 After-School program, where attendees will learn about the Arabic world, learn some basic Arabic vocabulary, take fun virtual trips to Arabic countries, and more!
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Saturday, October 231:00—2:00 PMOffsite

AAS Book Discussion

 AAS Book DiscussionBook discussion on An American Sunrise by Joy Harjo. Book discussion will be located at the Branigan Cultural Center.
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Tuesday, October 269:00—10:00 AM Albert Johnson Park

Tai Chi

The Tai Chi Chuan form comprises a series of slow movements flowing from one to the next. Tai Chi was created to improve health, meditation, and self-defense. The movements are done slowly and calmly. The emphasis is on relaxation, correct posture, and the efficient use of muscles.…Learn More

Tuesday, October 2611:00—11:30 AMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Rhythm RoundUp

This week join us for our movement and music program encouraging gross and fine motor skill development while we dance and sing. Recommended for Children age 2 and up with their caregivers.    

Tuesday, October 266:00—7:00 PMOffsite
Branigan LibraryThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Running and Reading with Bluebird Running Company!

Running and Reading with Bluebird Running Company!Join us twice a month for a mobile book club. Novices and experienced runners’ welcome! We will walk or run and chat about a new book each month. We are starting with a spooky book for October, The Long Walk by Stephen King. Available with your library card.…Learn More
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Wednesday, October 276:00—7:00 PMComputer Training ClassroomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Teen Writing Workshop

NMSU is hosting another Teen Writing Workshop lead by Haley Holden! In this workshop, teens will be character mapping and creating plots for their very own dystopian novels. Join us the last Wednesday of the month from 6-7PM upstairs in the library!
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Thursday, October 282:00—3:00 PMZoom

What Have You Been Reading Discussion Group

What Have You Been Reading Discussion GroupCome tell us about the books you have been reading and hear about what others been reading.  We meet every Thursday at 2pm on ZOOM. For more information  contact the Reference Librarian at calee@las-cruces. org.

Thursday, October 286:00—7:00 PMYoung Adult DepartmentThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Teen Dungeons & Dragons

A teen-led Dungeons & Dragon group that meets weekly to play the fantasy, role-playing, table top game.

Thursday, October 286:00—7:45 PMComputer Training ClassroomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

CANCELED - Learn to Write Fiction Learning Circle

an 8 week intro to writing fiction class Join us for our Learn to Write Fiction Learning Circle. Learning Circles are based on peer learning; we are all experts in something, and sharing is how we learn best. Learn To Write Fiction: The beginner Course is an eight-week course that covers the topics listed below.…Learn More
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