Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

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  • Sat. Closed


Fully ADA Compliant

Bus Routes

77, 54C, 54D, 71A, 71C, 82

All bus routes are subject to change. Please visit the Port Authority of Allegheny County for up-to-date schedules.

Parking Options

  • Meter
  • Free
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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH) is a network library of the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. The staff of LBPH can answer reference questions about anything from the weather to accessible technology. Staff is also available to discuss the latest bestsellers and favorite authors and to suggest new titles you may enjoy. Our print and electronic collections include large print books, audio described DVDs, audio books and magazines, physical Braille books and downloadable audio and Braille services through BARD.


Latest From the Library

Me and Robin McKinley

Tue., Mar. 21
Working in a library means I’m always surrounded by books.  I talk about books, think about books, and read about books.  This has made me acutely aware of how many books there are and how many I should read.  Because there is so much to read it is rare that I read anything more than once.  But what, you might wonder, do I reread the…

Short Stories from Irish Writers

Fri., Mar. 17
Maeve Binchy was one of the most famous contemporary Irish writers—her books appeared on best-sellers’ lists and as a part of Oprah’s Book Club.  If you liked Binchy’s novels, try her short stories! DB83749 Maeve Binchy A Few of the Girls: Stories A collection of short stories from the Irish author of novels such as Evening Class (DB 44308). Most of the thirty-six stories explore…

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