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LAMP/Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians

4724 Baum Blvd.
Pittsburgh PA 15213
412.687.2440 or 800.242.0586

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  • Sun. Closed
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  • Wed.
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  • Fri.
  • Sat. Closed
  • 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
About LAMP/Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians

Pennsylvania residents who are unable to read standard sized newsprint, unable to hold a book or turn pages, or who have a physically-based reading disability may be eligible for services through Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s LAMP/Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians.

LAMP provides a wide range of lendable resources at not cost to qualified patrons. Our print and electronic collections include:

  • Large print books
  • Audio described DVDs
  • Audio books and magazines with playback equipment
  • Physical Braille books

It’s easy to start receiving books and other materials from LAMP:

  • Complete an application. Contact us to mail you an application packet, or you can download and print a LAMP application:
    LAMP Application
  • Have your application certified. We will need the signature of a doctor, nurse, teacher, caseworker or other competent authority to verify your eligibility before we process your application.
  • Once certified, you can return your application in person, by mail, fax
    or email to:
    Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians
    4724 Baum Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    Fax: 412-687-2442

That’s it! Your LAMP library services will start as soon as your application is processed, usually within two business days. You can tailor the services to your needs at any time.

The staff of LAMP can answer reference questions about anything from the weather to accessible technology. Staff is also available to discuss the latest best sellers and favorite authors, and to suggest new titles you might enjoy. Visit us today!

LAMP is a network library of the Library of Congress’ National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled.

LAMP/Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians is a network library of the Library of Congress’ National Library Service. It is funded through the Office of Commonwealth Libraries and is administered through the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh at this location. LAMP serves print disabled Pennsylvanians across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, helping them to read for life!

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