Volunteer Opportunities

2nd-Saturday Giant Book Sales / Ad Hoc Committees / Advisory Council / Annual Meeting Committee / Board Of Directors / Books For Babies Committee / Box Tops For Education / EB Friendshop / Extra Giant Book Sales / Friends’ Shop / Fundraising Activities / Holiday Luncheon Committee / Labels For Education / LC Friends’ Shop / Membership Committee / Newsletter Committee / Nominating Committee / Public Relations Committee / Publicity Committee / Researching Resale Value / RRR Chamber Of Commerce Events / Scholarship Committee / Sorting And Pricing / Volunteer Recognition Committee / Web Site Committee /

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” ~ Margaret Mead

The Friends, including its Board of Directors and Advisory Council, comprises entirely of unpaid volunteers. This commitment to the community, and belief in the critical importance of literacy, unite our members and also allow for more financial support of Rio Rancho’s public library programming.

Throughout the year, volunteer opportunities consist of:

  • Assisting at our giant book sales the second Saturday of each month at Loma Colorado Main Library
  • Assisting at our additional Friday giant book sales held in March, June and September at Loma Colorado Main Library
  • Assisting with our Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on April 17, 2015
  • Assisting with our Books for Babies program
  • Assisting with our Holiday Luncheon on December 4, 2015
  • Chairing or assisting with other fundraising activities
  • Chairing or assisting with our Publicity Committee
  • Chairing or assisting with membership applications
  • Creating, mailing and/or distributing our newsletters
  • Distributing, among Rio Rancho’s public schools, FOLRR’s collected box tops and labels for education
  • Evaluating applications for our Scholarship award for Rio Rancho City’s library staff
  • Participating one or more Thursday mornings (between 9-11:30 a.m.) with sorting and pricing donated books
  • Representing the Friends during Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce events
  • Researching the resale value of some higher-value donated books
  • Serving on our Advisory Council
  • Serving on our very active Board of Directors
  • Stocking our Friends’ Shop in Loma Colorado Main Library
  • Stocking our Friendshop in Esther Bone Memorial Library
  • Updating content on our web site
  • Working in our Friends’ Shop in Loma Colorado Main Library

Friends of the Library of Rio Rancho is a very busy and dedicated team of individuals. All are passionate about literacy. All actively work towards our vision of fully funding world-class programs provided by a world-class library system to a fully and highly literate Rio Rancho community.

Please email us at info@FOLRR.org or use the form below to obtain more information!

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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” ~~~ Margaret Mead


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