Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Open Today

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

  • Public Computers
  • Free Wifi
  • Copier – small fee may apply
  • Wireless Printing – small fee may apply (more info)

Events

Latest From the Library

On Grief and Goshawks

Tue., Jul. 10
Through a series of fantastic events, I found myself needing to read and put together a program for one of our monthly book clubs. The book, H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald, was on my to-read list for a while but I hadn't yet been able to read it. I quickly downloaded the audio version and began to listen to Helen talk about the…

Based on a True Story.... Sort of.

Sat., Jul. 7
How often has that sentence led to a disappointing look-up after reading a book or watching a movie?  The idea that Truth is stranger then Fiction is nice but often enough editors and directors don't like settling for what did happen.  They look at something and decide what could have happened. Recent events out of France might be enough to not need the old Hollywood…

Staff Picks

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Our Unlikely Dreamers: Utopia Drive

This book is equal parts history, personal narrative and self-discovery, philosophy and critique on the current state of events in our country.
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The Offerman Hat Trick

If you are unsure who he is I recommend you rent the entirety of Parks and Rec, order a pizza and watch all of it to educate yourself.