Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

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  • Sat. Closed

Accessibility

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.

  • Public Computers
  • Free Wifi
  • Copier – small fee may apply
  • Wireless Printing – small fee may apply (more info)

Events

Latest From the Library

People's History

Fri., Jul. 21
The saying goes that “history is written by the winners.” Indeed, most history books are still written by the winners. Howard Zinn, the son of immigrant workers in New York, realized this. Growing up in a working class family, Zinn saw the world from that perspective and, after a stint in the Army Air Force fighting fascism in the Second World War, he attended New…

On Having Animal Friends

Wed., Jul. 19
I have almost always lived with animals: furred, feathered, and otherwise.  When I was a child, my family always had at least one pet, whether it be a cat or a dog.  There were also times when we had bunnies, chickens, and ducks as pets.  Between you and me, there may have also been the occasional injured bird, frog, or salamander recuperating under my or…

Staff Picks

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New Wave of Rockographies

A collection of rock biographies covering artists of the New Wave genre.