“Sheep from the New Mexico Farm and Ranch” at Branigan Memorial Library

August 30, 2019 Carlos Arreola

Come to Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave., at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4 when Museum Education Coordinator LuAnn Kilday will talk about the history of the Navajo Churro, the development of the Debouillet, and the importance of the Angora goat to local ranchers.

Samples of the various fibers will be shown as well as the process of making yarn. Kilday will talk about the recent addition of a fiber arts program at the museum including upcoming classes.

This program will be in the Roadrunner Room and is free to the public. For information about this program, contact the Branigan Memorial Library Reference Department at 575/528-4005 or by email at library.reference@las-cruces.org.

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Sunday, except from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Save gas and avoid traffic. RoadRUNNER Transit can get people to the library. Branigan Library is on Route 1, Stop 2.

Anyone who requires an accommodation for a disability to participate in this event is asked to contact the library by calling 575/528-4102, e-mailing the library at reference@las-cruces.org, or by making a request in person, at the library, at least 48 hours in advance. This document can be made available in alternative formats by calling 575/528-4102 or the library’s TTY phone number, 575/528-4008.

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