Explore Black History

Take BCPL’s Black History Month Challenge this February!
February 1st–28th

Visit Beanstack now to get started. The challenge begins February 1st!

Learn more about African-American history, culture, milestones, and achievements… You can choose from over 40 activities. Activities range from exploring African-American art and literature to learning more about the Black experience in Bullitt County’s past to enjoying tasty cuisine or an impromptu Motown dance party.

You can read, listen, watch, or even create for your chance to win awesome prizes! Three lucky winners will be selected in a random prize drawing, and winners will get to choose their own prize.

Prize choices include:

  • Tickets to Keystone Cinemas in Mt. Washington
  • Tickets to Rave Movie Theaters in Okolona
  • Tickets to Jim Beam Distillery Tour in Clermont
  • Tickets to Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
  • Tickets to Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville
  • Tickets to the Frazier History Museum in Louisville

How to Participate:

STEP 1: Register for an account in Beanstack (if you haven’t already)
If you already have an account but you forgot your login credentials, stop by any BCPL location for help retrieving your info.

STEP 2: Complete activities to earn badges.
Badges are earned by completing any activity in a selected category—and you’ll have several activities to choose from in each category! 

STEP 3: Earn at least 3 badges to be entered in the Black History Month Challenge prize drawing! …And you can earn more badges for more chances at winning!


Black History in Bullitt County


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