August 2022

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Tuesday, August 29:00—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, August 211:00—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, August 34:00—5:00 PMChildren's Craft RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Library Lab

Explore Art, Science, Engineering, or Games through stories and activities, this program is for school aged children K-5 with caregivers welcome.…Learn More
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Thursday, August 49:00—10:00 AM Albert Johnson Park

Tai Chi for Beginners

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

Thursday, August 410:00 AM—12:00 PMComputer Training ClassroomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Basic Computer Skills

Basic Computer SkillsAre you uncomfortable using a computer? Do you want to understand how to use it without the fear of doing something to break it? This class will discuss what computers are and some ways to properly use them in your daily lives.    Registration is not optional, with Walk-Ins welcomed; however, space is limited.…Learn More

Thursday, August 45:00—6:00 PMChildren's Craft 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, August 48:00—9:00 PM Albert Johnson Park

Dreamy Moon Gazing with Astronomical Society of Las Cruces

 Dreamy Moon Gazing with Astronomical Society of Las CrucesJoin the Astronomical Society of Las Cruces in Albert Johnson Park for romantic moon gazing. Learn about the moon and using telescopes. The library will provide a celestial-inspired selection of romance titles and astronomy books.  http://aslc-nm.…Learn More
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Friday, August 51:15—5:45 PMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Romance Movie Marathon

Join us Fridays in August as we celebrate National Romance Awareness Month and Read a Romance Month with movies all about romance books! Come laugh, cry, and smile at all the stories that went from print to script.   Movies will be shown in our Roadrunner Room and movies will start at approximately 1:15 PM and 3:30 PM.…Learn More
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Sunday, August 7Closed

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library

Munson Branch Library

Sage Cafe Branch Library

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Monday, August 8Closed

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library

Munson Branch Library

Sage Cafe Branch Library

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Tuesday, August 9Closed

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library

Munson Branch Library

Sage Cafe Branch Library

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Wednesday, August 10Closed

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library

Munson Branch Library

Sage Cafe Branch Library

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Thursday, August 11Closed

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library

Munson Branch Library

Sage Cafe Branch Library

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Friday, August 12Closed

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library

Munson Branch Library

Sage Cafe Branch Library

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Saturday, August 13Closed

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library

Munson Branch Library

Sage Cafe Branch Library

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Tuesday, August 169:00—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, August 169:30—10:15 AMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Senior Fitness

Join Thomas Branigan Memorial Library and Lisa Gonzales for Senior Fitness. Lisa, a Silver Sneakers fitness instructor of thirty-three years, will guide seniors through various fitness exercises and motions to improve agility, mobility, and stability.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 1611:00—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.    

Tuesday, August 163:00—5:00 PMChildren's Craft RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

For the Love of Paper (and the trees)

Join us to create notecards from recycled paper, newspaper and magazines.   Note, this program is for Adults.

Tuesday, August 166:00—7:00 PMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Bad Art

No creative talents needed here, just a whole lot of fun. This freestyle creative art session allows and encourages patrons to pick the most random art supplies available and create a “horrible” masterpiece. Plan to get messy, creative, and silly! Random art supplies will be provided.…Learn More
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Wednesday, August 174:00—5:00 PMChildren's Craft RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Library Lab

Explore Art, Science, Engineering, or Games through stories and activities, this program is for school aged children K-5 with caregivers welcome.…Learn More

Wednesday, August 175:00—6:00 PMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Red Flags in Relationships

Red Flags in Relationships Adults, join staff from La Pinon to learn about healthy relationships and Primary Prevention Education.   Primary Prevention Education’s main focal point is preventing sexual violence before it occurs. The Prevention Program at La Piñon provides outreach that seeks to increase awareness and knowledge and change attitudes and behaviors that promote sexual violence.…Learn More

Wednesday, August 176:30—7:30 PMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Murderous Romantic Reads

Murderous Romantic ReadsMonthly Mystery book discussion group. Each month will focus on a different series, you can read any book in the series.  This month we're reading the Her Royal Spyness series by Rhys Bowen. This fifteen book series follows the adventures of Lady Victoria Georgiana Charlotte Eugenie, thirty-fourth in line for the throne of England as she tries to survive as a penniless Royal in 1930s England while stumbling over dead bodies, troubleshooting for the Queen, and falling in love.…Learn More
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Thursday, August 189:00—10:00 AM Albert Johnson Park

Tai Chi for Beginners

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

Thursday, August 182:00—4:00 PMComputer Training ClassroomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Internet Basics

Internet BasicsDo you know what the Internet is? In this class we will discuss better ways to navigate the Internet and some tips on how to stay safe online.    

Thursday, August 185:00—6:00 PMChildren's Craft 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.
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Friday, August 191:15—5:45 PMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Romance Movie Marathon

Join us Fridays in August as we celebrate National Romance Awareness Month and Read a Romance Month with movies all about romance books! Come laugh, cry, and smile at all the stories that went from print to script. Movies will be shown in our Roadrunner Room and movies will start at approximately 1:15 PM and 3:30 PM.…Learn More
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Saturday, August 2010:00 AM—12:00 PMOffsite

Plant Swap

Plant SwapDo you have extra seedlings from spring seed starting? Plant cuttings or pups in need of a home? Bring them to the Fall plant swap at the Branigan Library. We’ll swap outside the Library in the front gardens—just bring your plants and your passion for the garden community!  Attendees may want to bring bulbs, plant divisions, fall crop seedlings, and houseplant clippings to the swap.…Learn More

Saturday, August 2011:00 AM—12:00 PMBoardroomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Color Me Calm

 Need to decompress and destress? Feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Need a moment to clear your mind? Join us for a relaxing hour of coloring and soothing music on August 20th at 11 AM. Music, coloring sheets, and coloring pencils will all be provided for your meditative morning relaxing.…Learn More
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Monday, August 222:00—4:00 PMComputer Training ClassroomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Utilizing the Cloud

Utilizing the Cloud Have you been working on a computer or mobile device and heard the term Cloud but did not know what it was? In this class we will discuss what the Cloud is and how to use it to safely to store information electronically. Students may bring their own laptops or mobile device.…Learn More
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Tuesday, August 239:00—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, August 2311:00—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.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 232:00—4:00 PMComputer Training ClassroomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

File Management

This class is a basic class where students will learn how to manage files by uploading files from removable drives and moving files into folders.

Tuesday, August 236:30—7:30 PMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Branigan Book Club

The Thomas Branigan Memorial Library invites you to join us for the Branigan Book Club, our monthly book discussion group where we read and discuss a new book each month. Discussions are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM in the Roadrunner Room.…Learn More
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Wednesday, August 242:00—4:00 PMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Decoding Romance

August is National Romance Awareness Month and Read A Romance Month.   Join us as we decode romance novels.   Ever wonder why romance book covers look the way they do? Are there clues about the book right on the front cover?  Are secret key words used to throw off readers?  Come join our staff as we discuss and disclose all the romance book industry trends, covers, and other secrets.…Learn More

Wednesday, August 244:00—5:00 PMChildren's Craft RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Library Lab

Explore Art, Science, Engineering, or Games through stories and activities, this program is for school aged children K-5 with caregivers welcome.…Learn More

Wednesday, August 246:00—7:00 PMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Romance Panel

Join the Thomas Branigan Memorial Library staff for an open and honest discussion about all things romance novels in celebration of  National Romance Awareness Month and Read a Romance Month.   No romance topic is off limits and we are here to…Learn More
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Thursday, August 259:00—10:00 AM Albert Johnson Park

Tai Chi for Beginners

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

Thursday, August 252:00—3:00 PMBoardroomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

What Have You Been Reading? Book Discussion Group

What Have You Been Reading? Book Discussion GroupCome tell us about the books you have been reading and hear about what others been reading. Meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays each month. Starting in April, this will be in person, in the library. Lists of previous books can be found at:January thru June 2021 - https://wke.…Learn More

Thursday, August 255:00—6:00 PMChildren's Craft 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.
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Friday, August 261:15—5:45 PMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Romance Movie Marathon

Join us Fridays in August as we celebrate National Romance Awareness Month and Read a Romance Month with movies all about romance books! Come laugh, cry, and smile at all the stories that went from print to script. Movies will be shown in our Roadrunner Room and movies will start at approximately 1:15 PM and 3:30 PM.…Learn More
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Saturday, August 2711:00 AM—1:00 PMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Once Upon A Tea

Fancy a cuppa?  Join us for a light afternoon tea to wrap up our celebration of National Romance Awareness Month and Read a Romance Month.   Enjoy a delightful spot of tea, dainty sandwiches, and tasty treats.   Fun and romantic activities including matching games, mad-libs, and more will take place.…Learn More

Saturday, August 272:00—3:00 PMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Love and the Regency Dandy

Love and the Regency DandyLove and the "Regency Dandy": fashion, fun, and flirtation in Regency England. Learn about how real-life young members of the gentry and aristocracy spent their time in the 1820s, the high point of 19th-century male fashion culture. Presenter: Dr.  …Learn More
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Tuesday, August 309:00—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, August 309:30—10:15 AMRoadrunner RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Senior Fitness

Join Thomas Branigan Memorial Library and Lisa Gonzales for Senior Fitness. Lisa, a Silver Sneakers fitness instructor of thirty-three years, will guide seniors through various fitness exercises and motions to improve agility, mobility, and stability.…Learn More

Tuesday, August 3011:00—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, August 314:00—5:00 PMChildren's Craft RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

Library Lab

Explore Art, Science, Engineering, or Games through stories and activities, this program is for school aged children K-5 with caregivers welcome.…Learn More