Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

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  • Fully ADA Compliant
  • Accessible main entrance
  • Accessible street parking and ACCESS drop-off
  • Accessible restrooms
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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.


Latest From the Library

Your Money or Your life: It's that simple

Mon., Mar. 18
I am terrible with money.  Honestly sometimes it feels like the stuff just evaporates from my wallet.  To quote my father, about cars but the principle applies, "if they weren't so useful I'd hate them."  So I regularly dive into the financial blogosphere and try to find the one principle that will set me free.  Oh and it has to be easy, obviously.  You can…

Announcing Our Newest Local Title: The Quiet Don

Fri., Mar. 15
We are pleased to present our latest Audio Book offering, available immediately in a variety of formats and delivery options for your ease of use and reading pleasure.  This is our 152nd DBC title which now appears on BARD for download in addition to being available in cartridge format. DBC 08116  The Quiet Don: The Untold Story of Mafia Kingpin Russell Bufalino by Matt Birkbeck. Secretive--even…

Staff Picks

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It Ended Badly: Not A Self-Help Break-Up Book

Jennifer Wright is simultaneously communicating the grave seriousness of heartbreak, while poking fun at the absurd lengths to which people have gone to cope with their despair.