Accessibility Resources

Are you having difficulties reading? If you or someone you know has visual difficulties reading, we have some resources for you.

We have resources from the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped through the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. In addition to what we have in the library, you can order other materials for free through the program such as:

  • Talking books and magazines

  • Braille books and magazines

  • Described videos

  • Playaways (personal audiobook players)

  • Large print books  

Application for Services  through Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Talking Magazines

E-Books for people with reading Barriers: Bookshare

– Visually impaired, dyslexia, cerebral palsy accessible e-books

Dyslexia accessible typeface

Dyslexia font converter

Accessible Public Transportation Map: http://www.dot7.state.pa.us/TransitMap/

Ride calling service: GoGoGrandparent* Assistance with calling Uber and Lyft, does charge small additional fees.

PennDot Disability Accessible Traveling Information