Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

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  • Sun. Closed
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  • Fri.
  • 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

Baseball Books: Calico Joe

Wed., Mar. 21
With the Pirates’ Opening Day fast approaching, I’ve been thinking about a time when the team was more competitive, and I decided to re-read two books with baseball themes.  Both are set in eras when baseball truly was more prominent in American life. The first of these, John Grisham’s Calico Joe, is told in flashback to the 1970s, and is populated with players, both real…

Best of BARD: February 2018

Sun., Mar. 18
Everything changed in February – no more Fire and Fury, Hollywood glitz and homicide blitz… all the cool things are gone… except Alex Cross who is now number 3 on our BARD list and The People against him. This month we had some mysterious cases: a woman making dinner for her husband who then suddenly disappears (I would disappear too if I had to make…

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!