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New Mexico Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

New Mexico Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
1209 Camino Carlos Rey
Santa Fe, NM 87507-5166
(505) 476-9770 (Local)
(505) 476-9776 (Fax)

Brief Description

Regional Library

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Clients served on average per year: 3,000
Number of staff: 6 FTE
Geographic area served: New Mexico. Braille readers receive service from Utah.
Publications: Quarterly newsletter


John Mugford, Regional Librarian, (505) 476-9772,

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Library Services
    • Provides talking books, talking book machines, large-print books, audiocassettes, descriptive videos, and braille books for blind and physically handicapped persons.

Services for Children

  • Library Services
    • Provides books, magazines, and other material in alternate format (cassette, braille, and electronic text), playback equipment, and some production of print materials in alternative media. The collection contains more than 50,000 titles and 290,000 volumes on a wide variety of subjects.
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