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Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
4724 Baum Boulevard
Leonard C. Staisey Building
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-1389
(412) 687-2440 (Local)
(412) 687-2442 (Fax)
(800) 242-0586 (Toll-Free)
lbph@carnegielibrary.org
http://www.carnegielibrary.org/lbph

Brief Description

Regional Library.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 9:00 AM-5:00 PM.
Geographic area served: Adams, Centre, Clinton, Franklin, Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin, Tioga, Warren and all other counties in western Pennsylvania. Braille readers receive service from Philadelphia.
Publications: Three Rivers News, On The Shelf, Three Rivers News Jr.

Staff

Kathleen Kappel, Librarian

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Offers programs and materials to describe library services.
  • Information and Referral
    • Provides information on disabilities and related agencies.
  • Library Services
    • Provides talking books, talking book machines, large-print books, and audiocassettes, and described videos for people who are blind, visually impaired, or physically handicapped.
  • Recreation Services
    • Provides recreational reading materials.

Services for Children

  • Library Services
    • Provides on free loan recorded books and magazines, equipment to play the recordings, large print books, and described videos.
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