Items tagged "Talking Books"

The Recording Studio at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Something that many people may not know is that here at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped we have a fully equipped and functioning volunteer-run recording studio. This little-known secret is a true gem, and contributes to the noble mission of the National Library Service for the Blind and […]

Not the Treasure For Me

The Alchemist DB 37602 by Paulo Coelho is a tale of self-determination, discovery, and most importantly, treasure. Wait, maybe I’ve got those mixed up… Anyways, this short but poignant allegorical story was written by Paulo Coelho in 1988, and although it had the most modest of success at first (dropped by its original publisher as […]

Good Books Ruin Lives

Baskets of laundry lay wrinkling, longing to be folded or hung. Plants are thirsty. The carpet needs a thorough vacuuming. Family members shushed and neglected. I’m moving next week, and it would be a really great idea to start organizing and packing and planning. I’ve been shirking my responsibilities for the better part of a […]

Ordering books online from LBPH

You may have heard we have a new computer system. If you’re one of our patrons who places orders online, checks the catalog online for comprehensive lists of books, or you’re curious about a more convenient way to order books, we have a new process for you! We’re going to need your participation on this […]