Book Sales

Bookstore Book Sales

Enjoy the variety and great prices within our two bookstores.

  • At Loma Colorado Main Library, Friends’ Shop is a full-service store. Here, FOLRR Members also can receive an additional 10% discount off already low Friends’ Shop prices.
  • At Esther Bone Memorial Library, Friendshop is self-service.

Both bookstores are open during library business hours. For days and hours of operation, please call us at 89-2READ (892-7323) or visit www.riorancholibraries.org.


Giant Monthly Book Sales ~ usually 50 cents per paperback book!

FOLRR’s next GIANT Sales:

  • Fri., Aug. 11, 2017: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Sat., Aug. 12, 2017: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Loma Colorado Main Library’s auditorium.

Thousands of gently-used books both fiction and non-fiction:

  • Paper-back books are only 50 cents
  • Hard-back books are only $1
  • Coffee-table books are $3

Please be aware of the new policy for ISBN scanners, cellphones,and similar devices (“scanners”):

  • No scanners from 10 a.m. to noon
  • Scanners OK from noon to 2 p.m.Scanners must be in silent mode.
  • Please return any unwanted books to the appropriate section.

Come early for the best selection.

Admission and parking are free.

FOLRR’s Monthly Giant Book Sales:

  • Second Saturday of every month.
  • 2-day Fri-Sat sales in May, August, and October.
  • Only in Loma Colorado Main Library’s auditorium.
  • Thousands of new and gently-used paperback & hardback books.
  • Fiction, nonfiction, cookbooks, craft books, puzzles, and more!
  • Most paperback books usually 50 cents each.
  • Most hardback books usually $1 each.
  • Most coffee-table books usually $3 each.
  • Purple or Turquoise book/tote bags $3 each.
  • Purple earbuds, for use with the public computers or any device with a 3.5 mm stereo audio jack, $2 each!
  • Book purchases fund children and adult programs.
  • Book bag purchases fund the Books for Babies program.

In an effort to make the sales better for everyone, there is a new policy for ISBN scanners, cellphones, and similar devices (“scanners”). This is effective April 8, 2017 and beyond:

  • No scanners from 10 a.m. to noon
  • Scanners OK from noon to 2 p.m.  Scanners must be in silent mode.
  • Aisles must never be blocked.
  • Staffed storage area for bags and boxes

The monthly book sale is in the Loma Colorado Main Library’s auditorium, 755 Loma Colorado Dr NE, Rio Rancho.

Come early for the best selection.

Admission and parking are free.


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