Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

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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)


Latest From the Library

The WWII Internment of Japanese Americans

Thu., Jun. 22
This year marked the 75th anniversary of the executive order that led to the Japanese American Internment. On February 19, 1942, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066: “Authorizing the Secretary of War to Prescribe Military Areas.”  This allowed for military areas to be set up where “any or all persons may be excluded, and with respect to which, the right of any person to…

New Locally Produced Title: Think Cool Thoughts

Wed., Jun. 21
LBPH is proud to a share a new locally produced title available for loan or download from BARD. Think Cool Thoughts was narrated in partnership with Holy Family Academy and produced and edited by the LBPH Studio Team. Think Cool Thoughts Elizabeth Perry DBC 10091 On the hottest night of the hottest part of the summer, Angel, her aunt, and her mother drag their mattress…

Staff Picks

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Nothing New Under the Sun

Autobiographical account from 1821 of an opium user’s hallucinations and wanderings and the resulting paranoia that led him to abandon the experiment.