Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

CLP - Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped is currently closed to the public. Library staff are available to fill patron requests by phone and will continue to ship materials to patrons of the National Library Service Program via USPS. Please contact the library by phone or email for more information.

Curbside Closed Today

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

Closed Today

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

Latest From the Library

Stoicism

Wed., Oct. 14
Stoicism is a misunderstood philosophy. Small “s” stoic is the idea that you never show emotion and never react to things. Just sit there stone-faced as the world spins around you. That is not large “S” Stoicism. Stoicism is the idea that you do not control anything in the world beyond your reaction to something. To quote Marcus Aurelius, “You have power over your mind-not…

Pen Pals for Seniors

Wed., Sep. 9
We all live with the understanding that social isolation is essential to combat the spread of COVID-19, but one community in particular is feeling the full emotional impact of this isolation: Senior care residents. Across the country, older age groups are shown to be more susceptible to serious illness from COVID-19. As a result, independent and assisted living facilities have remained closed to visitors for the majority of 2020. For months now, our most vulnerable population has been without regular…