Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

Joy with her service dog at the Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped

Photo by Krystle Marcellus, Honolulu Star Advertiser

Equal access for all

We lend reading materials in audio, braille, and large-type formats to people of all ages with a visual or physical disability that prevents them from reading standard printed material.  Our services are free of charge. See if you meet the eligibility requirements.

Apply for free service

What we offer

National Library Service Digital Talking Book Player and Cartridge

Our services

Our collection of over 87,000 titles includes popular fiction and nonfiction, best sellers, children’s books, and magazines in a variety of formats to meet your accessibility needs.

See available services
online catalog

Search online catalog

Browse all available materials online from the National Library Service.

Search online catalog

Our patrons

read art's story

Meet Art

When Art is using the talking book service, he’s where he belongs.

Read Art's story
read joy's story

Meet Joy

When Joy is listening to a good book on the Victor Reading Stream, she’s where she belongs.

Read Joy's story

Contact Us

Do you have questions regarding our service or need assistance? Contact us or visit the branch page.

Contact us
LBPH branch page