Friends of the Library
Friends of the NMLBPH
The Friends of the New Mexico Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped
Friends of the New Mexico Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Inc. is an association of persons and organizations interested in helping the blind and print-handicapped persons of New Mexico by supporting and assisting the New Mexico Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. The Friends increase, improve and make better known the resources of the library; they encourage public support, understanding and use of the library; they apply for and receive grants, gifts and bequests for the benefit of the library; they establish and maintain a fund to accomplish this for the benefit of the library; and they undertake various related activities in aid of the library. The Friends' group is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization.
The Friends have provided substantial funding to the improvement of the local recording program and have contributed to the annual volunteer recognition event.
Anyone interested in contacting the Friends regarding participation or donations may call the LBPH at 505-476-9770 or 1-800-456-5515 (in New Mexico). The Friends meet on a quarterly basis in the meeting area of the LBPH.
Listed below are its current officers:
Susan Bloch, President
Michael Maremont, Vice-President
Paul Agriesti, Treasurer
Brenda Watson, Secretary