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

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  • 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

NAACP Image Award Winner

Tue., Feb. 21
The 2017 winner from the 48th NAACP Image Awards on February 11, 2017 in the category of Outstanding Literary Work, Fiction is…The Book of Harlan! DB84940 Bernice L. McFadden The Book of Harlan Harlan Elliott grew up amid the energy of Jazz Age Harlem. He becomes a professional musician and convinces a friend, trumpeter Leo "Lizard" Rubenstein, to join him playing in Paris. When the…

Best of BARD: January 2017

Tue., Feb. 14
New Year, New You. But that doesn't mean we can't keep the gritty heavy hitters in our lives, representing the Top Five. I'm not gonna lie, I was tempted to change the title of the Best of BARD to The Wrong Side of Goodbye, that's how good the title from Mike Connelly's latest is. No wonder it hits the stop spot, I bet it lives…

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