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Introduction to Coding- Class 3

Saturday, December 2 at 2:00 in the Computer Training Lab
Are you a middle school student who wants to learn coding? Come to the Intro to Coding program and you will be able to make fun programs while learning computer science! To register, call/text (575)993-1198 or email jenna mcclellan@yahoo.com.  For more information contact the Young Adult department at (575) 528-4102 or library.teens@las-cruces.org.

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Stuck on the bus for an hour? Plug in and listen to an audio book.  Hours of household chores ahead of you today?  Download an audio book to make time fly by as you complete your chores.

Other than being FREE, there are many reasons to listen to audio books. For example, many titles can be found on audiobooksschool  reading lists. Reading not your thing? Audio books are appealing for this very reason. You no longer have to sit in one place and read.  One can listen to audio books while exercising, walking to your friend’s house, …, … Audiobooks can be read anywhere, anytime.

Did you know that in addition to physical books, books on CD and Playaways – your Branigan Library card also gives you access to audio books through OneClick Digital.  Search our catalog today or ask a Librarian!

 

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The City of Las Cruces will create a teen advisory board in the next few months to help decide what activities the city should offer local teens.

City Parks and Recreation Department Youth Services Administrator Robert Nunez said the board will be comprised of 16 students in grades seven through 12 from across the city.

The city will work with community partners such as Las Cruces Public Schools, local chambers and faith-based organizations to create and enhance recreational, academic, mentoring, employment and other city programs for teens and to provide transportation and meals.

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My Parent Has Cancer and It Really Sucks : Real-Life Advice from Real-Life Teens
by Maya Silver

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Breast Cancer : Current and Emerging Trends in Detection and Treatment
by Terry L. Smith

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Our Family Has Cancer, Too
by Christine Clifford

 

 

 

If you find yourself asking “What is no shave November for?” or “What does no shave November support?”

The goal of No-Shave November is to grow awareness by embracing our hair, which many cancer patients lose, and letting it grow. Donate the money you typically spend on shaving and grooming to educate about cancer prevention, save lives, and aid those fighting the battle.

One can participate by growing a beard, cultivating a mustache, letting those legs go natural, and skipping that waxing appointment. Put down your razor for an entire month until December 1st rolls around. If you’re not ready to get hairy, you can support someone who is.

Check out the website for details.

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