Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Open Today

  • Sun. Closed
  • Mon.
  • Tues.
  • Wed.
  • Thurs.
  • Fri.
  • Sat. Closed

Accessibility

  • 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
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.

Events

Latest From the Library

Conan the Cimmerian: Not the Barbarian You Remember

Wed., Nov. 7
Conan the Barbarian.  The name draws to mind all the ridiculous images that have been drawn down the years.  He-Man.  That Schwarzenegger movie.  A huge figure with huge muscles in only a loin cloth.  Oh and probably dumb because that's what people think of when they think of barbarians.  That is not the source material. Robert E Howard's Conan the Cimmerian is that giant figure. …

Thank You to Our Great Volunteers!

Sun., Nov. 4
At the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, we are tremendously fortunate to have an army of volunteers who help us with many important library functions.  Without our terrific volunteers, I don’t know how we’d accomplish many of the amazing things that we do. Our volunteers range in age from teenager to senior citizen, have all different abilities, and come from…