Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

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United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides library service to people who cannot use standard print materials. Audio books and magazines, equipment to play the audio books, large print books, and described videos are available on free loan. Materials are mailed to the borrowers home in postage-free containers.
Geographical AreaAdams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
Intake ProcedureContact the library for an application form or download an application from the website.
Intake RequirementsApplication form which includes certification of disability by competent authority.
Helpful TipsServes all of Pennsylvania with audiobooks, large print books and described videos.
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish, French, Italian, Serbian, Russian, ASL
EligibilityPennsylvania residents of any age who are unable to read standard print materials because of a visual disability, physical disability, or physically-based reading disability may be eligible to receive this service.
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
Contact's Name Ms. Mark Lee
Contact's Position LBPH Library Services Administrator
Contact's Phone 412-687-2440
Physical Site Address 1 4724 Baum Boulevard
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15213-1389
Main Phone 412-687-2440
Other Phone 800-242-0586
Fax 412-687-2442
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Affiliated Program: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
This Service: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Blindness (YF-9000.0100)
Braille Materials/Collections (TJ-4500.8300-100)
Disability Related Libraries (TJ-4400.8100-180)
Large Print Materials/Collections (TJ-4500.8300-450)