• 14 people are interested

Love books and supporting your community library? Volunteer at the Bookstore.

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ORGANIZATION: Friends of Los Alamos County Libraries

  • 14 people are interested

Regular volunteers work a weekly 2 or 3 hour shift, substitute volunteers fill in for the regular volunteer when they are unavailable. The work entails accepting donations, pricing books for the store shelves, operating a simple cash register or debit/credit transaction devise for sales but mostly being at the bookstore with the store doors open for customers. Training sessions will be scheduled at your convenience. The Friends Bookstore is a fun and easy place to work/volunteer, especially if you love books. 99.9% of the revenue we receive go towards (a) LA County Libraries to fund activities not otherwise afforded by county budget (b) classrooms and school libraries (c) collage scholarships to four graduating seniors. We have face masks and hand sanitizer available for anyone wishing to use them and follow local, state and federal COVID guidelines for safety to our volunteers, customers and library patrons.

Friends Bookstore hours are Monday through Thursday 10 am to 6 pm, Friday and Saturday 10 am to 4 pm and Sunday 1-4 pm as long as we have volunteers available. Hope to hear from you. Thanks.

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About Friends of Los Alamos County Libraries


PO BOX 402, 2400 Central Ave., LOS ALAMOS, NM 87544, US

Mission Statement

FLACL provides additional financial support to the Los Alamos County Libraries by running the on-site bookstore. We handle all the withdrawn books, CDs, DVDs and other material from the Libraries and all donations from our generous community.


The Friends' Bookstore is open every day, 7 days a week, the same as the Libraries. Besides dealing with the nicest people who love books, the volunteers also may handle between 200-400 donations (books, CDs, DVDs, puzzles, etc.) per day. We have 2 and 3 hour shifts throughout the day.


Education & Literacy
Community, Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


Friends of Los Alamos County Libraries BookstoreMesa Public Library Lobby2400 Central AvenueLos Alamos, NM 87544



  • Sales Process


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hour and 3 hour weekly shifts or when it’s convenient for you.
  • Flexible

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