Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

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  • Sat. Closed


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)


Latest From the Library

Afrofuturism and Beyond!

Fri., Apr. 20
I stumbled across this excellent collection of sci-fi, fantasy, and speculative fiction a few years ago. The title and the idea of a collection that was purposefully made in terms of writers of color taking on the themes, tropes, and issues of these genres was really interesting to me. What I found equally interesting were the introductions by the editors. The discussion of why this…

Best of BARD: March 2018

Sat., Apr. 14
I’m not going to be hilarious today as I usually am. I think it’s the weather… Even the bus drivers are cranky, can you imagine? It’s an enigma. Although, when I hear Enigma I usually think of coding and Alan Turing… Turns out there is a guy running around, trying to kill people, whose DNA is unlike any other, and he’s an Enigma! If you…

Staff Picks

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The Power of Now

The fearful self is just a fiction of the mind.
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The Three Kings

Three works by Stephen to keep your interest in IT going!