Press Room

Media & PR Inquiries
Tracy Weikel
Public Relations Coordinator
502-543-7675 ext. 2003
Library Administration

Joe Schweiss
Library Director
502-543-7675 ext. 2006


Press Releases

  • Press Release: Centennial Commemoration

    On December 20, 1917, what has been remembered as possibly the worst train wreck in L&N Railroad history took place in Shepherdsville only yards from the lot where Ridgway Memorial Library would be built many years later. Join BCPL in partnership with the Bullitt County History Museum to commemorate this terrible tragedy.

  • Press Release: Bullitt County Public Library Board Meeting

    Due to the holidays, the Bullitt County Public Library Board of Trustees has moved their regular monthly meeting to Tuesday, December 12th. The meeting will begin at 5:00 PM at Hillview Branch Library, located at 155 Terry Boulevard.

  • Press Release: Bullitt County Public Library Board Meeting

    The Bullitt County Public Library Board of Trustees will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 28th, at Mt. Washington Branch Library, located at 214 N. Bardstown Road. The meeting will begin at 5:00 PM.

  • Press Release: Author Faire 2017

    A number of local authors and readers will gather at the Ridgway Memorial Library in Shepherdsville on Saturday, October 14th from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM for Bullitt County Library’s 6th Annual Author Faire. The event provides an opportunity for local authors to interact with the community and promote their works. This is also a great time for the public to ask established authors about their work, their process, and their advice for getting published. Light refreshments will be provided for the public throughout the day.

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BCPL in the News

December 20, 2017
Shepherdsville Commemorates Train Wreck's 100th AnniversaryWLKY (includes video)
Victims of Deadliest Train Crash in Kentucky History RememberedWAVE3 News

December 18, 2017
Ceremony to Remember Fatal Train Wreck of 1917The Pioneer News

October 6, 2017
Grand OpeningThe Pioneer News

October 4, 2017
Library Buys Land for New Main FacilityThe Pioneer News

September 6, 2017
Libraries Are Alive: MW Library Finally Ready for UseThe Pioneer News
Nichols Will Have New Library Next to School within YearThe Pioneer News

August 3, 2017
Partnership with Schools Could Give Library Cards to All StudentsThe Pioneer News

April 11, 2017
Bullitt Joins in National Observance to Highlight Library Week in AmericaThe Pioneer News

February 21, 2017
Otaku Ball Makes Everyone Feel Welcome at Annual Dance EventThe Pioneer News

February 8, 2017
Bring Those Books Into Library—No Fine Month –The Pioneer News

January 10, 2017
Bringing in the New YearThe Pioneer News

December 9, 2015
Ground Broken in Mount Washington for New Library –The Pioneer News

November 19, 2015
Groundbreaking Dec. 4 for MW Branch Library  –The Pioneer News

August 19, 2015
Hillview Library More Than Books; Job Skills Provided Through OctoberThe Pioneer News

February 19, 2014
Mount Washington Branch Library Will Have New Home on Bardstown RoadThe Pioneer News

December 31, 2013
Enthusiasm Key Ingredient in Board's Selection of Schweiss as Library LeaderThe Pioneer News

April 18, 2012
Visitors Like What They See in New LibraryThe Pioneer News

February 24, 2012
Library Vital to CommunityThe Pioneer News

March 15, 2011
Library Officials Predict Wait Will Be Worth It to North End Patrons The Pioneer News