Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

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  • Fri.
  • Sat. Closed


  • 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

Narrating Turtle Diary

Tue., Sep. 18
The recording program of the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH) has produced more than 200 audiobooks in the past ten years.  One of the most unusual of these was Russell Hoban’s 1975 novel Turtle Diary (DBC 08138).  The book’s structure — each chapter is a diary entry alternating between the two main characters, William G. and Neaera H., representing their thoughts rather…

Announcing Our Newest Title: Stop Snoring Bernard

Sat., Sep. 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. Stop Snoring Bernard DBC 14886 By Zachariah O'Hora A Pennsylvania One Book, Every Young Child Selection for 2012. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Annotation: Bernard loves curling up to go to sleep. But there is one little problem.…

Staff Picks

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Meanwhile in Comic Book History…

If you consider yourself a comic book fan and someone asks you “Marvel or DC?” you probably have an answer.
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A Historic Journey

March is Women’s History Month, so why not read a great book about two remarkable women who made history?