Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Regional Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Do you or someone you know have challenges with reading standard print materials due to a visual or physically disability? The Regional Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped can help.
Any person, who has challenges using standard print materials due to a visual of physical disability, is eligible to use the services of the RLBPH. Registration for the service requires certification of eligibility by a doctor, social worker or librarian.
For those who register, materials are available in multiple formats with the use of special equipment or the Internet, as well as Braille and large print books are available in person or by mail. Postage is free. The federal and state governments share the cost to provide this important service.
Remember to check your local public library for availability of large print or audio books.
For Further Information, please contact
Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Free Library of Philadelphia
919 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107-5289
Phone: Toll Free in Pennsylvania 800-222-1754
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
4724 Baum Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-1389
Phone: Toll Free in Pennsylvania 1-800-242-0586 or 412-687-2440