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Free Listening: Options for Library Patrons with Print Disabilities

Wed., Apr. 29
As many of you know, CLP-LBPH has been closed over the last few weeks while we adhere to Governor Wolf’s order for nonessential workers to Stay at Home. This order is of course designed to lower the rate of transmission of COVID-19 throughout Pennsylvania. I would like to thank all of our patrons who called to let us know that you feel we are essential…
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Free Accessible Books for Pennsylvanians with Reading Disabilities

Wed., Jan. 15
At LBPH we have traditionally served people who are unable to access the printed word in typical ways.  Through the Library of Congress’ National Library Service, librarians and many other professionals have been able to certify people into the NLS program who are blind, visually disabled or who are unable to hold a book or turn its pages, allowing a return to a love of…
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Updates on Pennsylvania Voting for All

Fri., Oct. 26
At Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, we are always tuned in to issues that improve accessibility in meaningful ways. Which is why, when our patron Christine Hunsinger did some work in Harrisburg to test the accessibility of potential new voting machines as a member of the Joint State Government Commission for Voter Technology in Pennsylvania, it caught our attention. First,…

Happy World Sight Day

Thu., Oct. 13
I chose World Sight Day to bring to your attention a new partnership between Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, the Free Library of Philadelphia and Bookshare, a service that greatly enhances access to books and information for Pennsylvania’s print disabled patrons.