Lions Serving New Mexico & Arizona
Multiple District 40

New Mexico Library for the Blind
and Physically Handicapped


Talking books and the playback equipment are available to all state residents who qualify through the New Mexico Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped, which is administered by the New Mexico State Library.

Enjoy 60,000+ titles in a variety of genres, including mysteries, westerns, romances, and bestsellers. Patrons may also download titles directly from the National Library Service for the blind through BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download).  If you have a mobile device such as an iPod or iPad, you can utilize the BARD mobile app, which allows for downloads directly to your device.

For more information about eligibility requirements and how to apply, please contact the LBPH at 1-800-456-5515 or visit

Operation KidSight

NM Operation Kidsight

The Primary Goal of NM Lions Operation Kidsight is to ensure that every Pre-K and K child (3-5 year old) in NM is screened annually for vision disorders including near sightedness, far sightedness, astigmatism, and other eye problems that can cause amblyopia. Learn more...

Lions Eye Glasses Collection Boxes

 Lions collect used glasses around the state of New Mexico which are then redistributed in places of need throughout the world.  Find a Drop Off Locations

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If you are looking for glasses or need vision assistance, please contact your nearest club from the list below.

NM Lions

Alb. Breakfast
Alb. Rio Grande

Deming WildcatsGallup

High Rolls/Mtn ParkMoriarty
Rio Rancho Host
Ruidoso Evening
Ruidoso NoonSanta Fe Capital City

Window Rock/Ft. Defiance

Albuquerque Northeast
Sandia Mountain
Taos Lions Club

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Last modified: October 28, 2014