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


Washington DC and the Smithsonian

Fri., Sep. 23
In just a few weeks I’ll be traveling to our nation's capitol: Washington, DC.  While there I intend to go to as many places as possible to soak up the city’s sights, sounds, and smells.  Most of all, I hope to visit the Smithsonian. Did you know the Smithsonian Institution includes 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoo, and 9 research facilities?  The Smithsonian is…

Good Old Days

Tue., Sep. 20
The idea that there was a “good old days” where the ills of the present day society were not present is perennially popular. It’s not really accurate, but it’s very popular. In terms of looking at the last 90 or so years, and reading about how salacious, intense, violent, and crazy things were in the 20s, it makes me think about when these so-called “good…

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Reading Jesse Ball

A selection of superb yet indescribable works by fiction writer Jesse Ball.