Friends’ two bookstores are great ways to spread literacy, save money, and support community programs offered by Rio Rancho public libraries.

Friends’ Shop Bookstore ~ in Loma Colorado Main Library

Open: Mon-Thurs, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and Fri-Sat, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Closed: Days the library is closed (eg: Sundays, holidays), and when no volunteer is available.

This full-service bookstore offers:

    • Purple earbuds, for use with the public computers or any device with a 3.5 mm stereo audio jack: $2 each. (Also available at the Loma Colorado Reference desk and the Esther Bone front desk).
    • Purple or Turquoise tote bags: $3 each.
  • A variety of gently used and nearly new CDs, DVDs, puzzles, hardback and paperback fiction and nonfiction books for all ages.
  • Unique hand-made cards, many with book-related themes.
  • Tote/Book bag sales help fund our Books for Babies program.

At the Friends’ Shop bookstore:

  • Receive a 10% discount, when you present your current FOLRR membership card at our checkout.
  • Most charge cards are accepted with your purchase of $5 (five dollars) or more.
  • Your membership application and payment are gladly accepted.
  • We will happily record your contact information, if you would like to volunteer.
  • Receipts are available for your donations of books.

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Outside Loma Colorado Main Library

Please, only bring your book donations to this library location.  Kindly place these donations in the “hutch” on this library’s outside north wall.  Storage limitations prevent us from accepting donations of books at Esther Bone Memorial Library.

book donation hutch

Friendshop Bookstore ~ in Esther Bone Memorial Library

This self-service, smaller bookstore carries book bags and used books.  Books are arranged A-Z, grouped by the first letter of the author’s last name.

Friendshop is open during this library’s business hours: currently Tuesday 12-8 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and closed Sunday, Monday and holidays.

For $2 each, new purple earbuds (for use with the public computers or any device with a 3.5 mm stereo audio jack) are available at the Esther Bone front desk.

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Make us your local bookstore!