Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

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  • Fri.
  • 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
Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped interior photo

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

Traveling When Blind

Thu., Jun. 21
Traveling can be refreshing and rewarding.  There can also be pitfalls. Traveling when blind can present complications, but they do not have to be overwhelming!  There is more than one school of thought on what is the best approach for a traveler who is blind; specifically, whether to utilize a good deal of the help that is available or whether maintaining maximum independence is actually…

BEST OF BARD: MAY 2018

Mon., Jun. 18
I would like to dedicate this blog to Ashlee and Eric. Ashlee, I will miss your laugh and our talks on female emancipation, spirituality and weird people. Eric, I will miss your giggle too. I won’t have anyone to share my Eastern European humor with because, obviously, no one understands it. I wish you both the best of luck in your future careers, and I…

Staff Picks

Silvija Staff Image

The Power of Now

The fearful self is just a fiction of the mind.
Patty Staff Image

The Three Kings

Three works by Stephen to keep your interest in IT going!