Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped


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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.


Latest From the Library


Mobilization Through Movies: Get Out the Vote!

Fri., Sep. 30
This film series highlights policy, the implementation of policy, and our political process.  After each film, there will be a short discussion that will center on the "why" of the policy and the "how" of the policy as it becomes enacted.  Each conversation will discuss the importance of voting and exercising that right.  This is a non-partisan event.  Information about the rights of voters with…

Washington DC and the Smithsonian

Fri., Sep. 23
In just a few weeks I’ll be traveling to our nation's capitol: Washington, DC.  While there I intend to go to as many places as possible to soak up the city’s sights, sounds, and smells.  Most of all, I hope to visit the Smithsonian. Did you know the Smithsonian Institution includes 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoo, and 9 research facilities?  The Smithsonian is…

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Reading Jesse Ball

A selection of superb yet indescribable works by fiction writer Jesse Ball.