Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped


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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


For the Folk (pt.1)

Fri., Oct. 21
I have always loved folk music. The more stripped down and rough around the edges the better. Recently I’ve been listening to a lot of folk music again. It’s nice to re-visit stuff I haven’t heard in years and listen to old stuff for the first time! Lucky for us, LBPH has a good collection of books about folk music that we can provide to…

Pygmalion and Galatea

Tue., Oct. 18
I’m not sure if you’ve heard about Pygmalion and Galatea.  It’s not what I consider a well-known Greek myth, though its other iterations are well known.  As the story goes, Pygmalion was a renowned sculptor who disdained women until the day he created Galatea.  Galatea was carved from ivory and appeared so delicate and fair that he immediately fell in love with his creation.  Pygmalion…

Staff Picks

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Where History and Mystery Collide

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson discern an international conspiracy from a series of murders, betrayal, and tragic events from around the British Empire.