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Independent Bookstore Day

To celebrate Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday April 24, the Friends of Libraries and Literacy FriendShop bookstore is having a one-day special.

From 10 am to 5 pm on the 24th, the entire store will be BOGO! (Buy One, Get One free; the lower priced item is free.) Mix and match hardback and paperback books, CDs, DVDs, jigsaw puzzles, audio books and comics.

Located on the north side of the Target/Albertson’s center off NM 528 (Pat d’Arco Highway), the FriendShop is at 4300 Ridgecrest Drive #J/K, Rio Rancho NM.

About Us

Friends of Libraries and Literacy, Rio Rancho, Inc. is an all-volunteer, public 501(c)(3) non-profit since 1982. The Friends support libraries and fund literacy programs for children, teens and adults in Sandoval County, New Mexico using money raised through the sale of community-donated books and media. More about us in History.

Money and items donated to the Friends are tax deductible to the extent of the law. Receipts for donations are available in the FriendShop.

The Friends are not part of the Rio Rancho City Government or the Rio Rancho Public Libraries. It is a completely separate non-profit with its own members and Board of Directors.

FriendShop

The Friends of Libraries and Literacy FriendShop is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PM. It has thousands of books, recent magazines, jigsaw puzzles and media for sale. Profits are used to support libraries and literacy programs in Sandoval County, New Mexico.

Paperbacks books$2
Hardback books$3
Large photo/art books$5
Jigsaw puzzles$2
Children’s books50¢
DVDs / Blu-rays$2
CDs$1
Sturdy Friends’ book totes$2
Handmade cards$4
Handmade bookmarks$2
Prices unless labeled otherwise

FriendShop Location

Located on the north side of the Target/Albertson’s center off NM 528 (Pat d’Arco Highway), the FriendShop is at 4300 Ridgecrest Drive #J/K, Rio Rancho NM.

ISBN scanners and cell-phone scan apps in silent mode are allowed in the FriendShop but using them must not interfere with, or annoy, other browsers.

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We do not sell, loan or rent the mailing list or our members’ and customers’ personal information to anyone. Your email address is only used for Friends of Libraries and Literacy notifications.

Contact Us

We welcome your inquiries!

  • Phone: 505-892-READ (7323).
  • Mail: Friends of Libraries and Literacy, Rio Rancho, Inc. / P.O. Box 15143 / Rio Rancho, NM 87174.
  • Email: Send email to info at-sign folrr dot org Please include your name and, if you would like a call back, a phone number