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

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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

The Wonders of Tea

Mon., May. 22
A good cup of tea is an integral component of working at a library.  Whether it be black tea, green tea, white tea, rooibos, oolong, herbal, chai, breakfast tea, tea containing toasted rice, loose leaf tea, bagged tea, or some combination thereof—the LBPH staff appreciates the wonders of tea. Here are some books that express love for tea and other caffeinated beverages: DB60366 Roy Moxham…

Of Beanie Babies & "the Dark Side of Cute"

Thu., May. 18
I stumbled on Zac Bissonnette’s book The Great Beanie Baby Bubble shortly after it was published and I was blown away by it for a few reasons. I wasn’t a Beanie Baby collector in the 90s, and I never really understood the whole thing. I remember one particular instance that really crystallized the whole Beanie Mania thing for me. In probably 1997 or 1998 (which…

Staff Picks

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Read by the Author

A selection of favorite audiobooks narrated by their authors.
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Words of Encouragement

"Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves..."