Lending Library Information

Our Lending Library of Books and Media has an extensive collection of books, videos, and other materials on autism and related disorders available to lend. We currently lend over 2,000 items every year.

If you find something that interests you within our collection, you can request an item via the Lending Library.   When you request an item, you will be asked for your name, street address, phone, and email.

If you find an item in our Lending Library that you want to own, you can purchase the item by clicking the Buy on Amazon link. For each item that you buy, Amazon will contribute up to 8.5% of the purchase price to ABOARD’s Autism Connection of PA.

You can also request library items by calling our office at
412-781-4116, or toll free at 1-800-827-9385.

Every item that you request has a CategoryID# that includes a Category Code and a Subject Code:

Book B
Journals J
Cassette Tapes T
Publications P
Video (VHS) V
Autism AU
Asperger’s/HFA AS
Biography/Autobiography BA
Behavior BE
Biomedical/Diet BD
Children’s Books CB
Communication/Language CL
Defeat Autism Now DA
Education/Inclusion EI
How-To HT
Miscellaneous MI
Sensory Issues SI
Social Skills SS
Therapies TH


We will mail you each item free of charge. The only cost to you will be the return postage back to us. You can borrow up to four items for a period of up to one month. For more information, please read our Library Lending Procedures.

If there is an autism-related book or other item that we do not have in our library that you would like us to have, please Contact Us.

If you would like to donate a book to our library, please visit our Amazon Wishlist to see what we are in need of. For each item that you donate to us through our Amazon Wishlist, Amazon will contribute up to 8.5% of the purchase price to ABOARD’s Autism Connection of PA.