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Hillview Branch

Features & Services:

  • Copy, fax, printing, scanning & laminating services
  • Kids’ iPad Krayon Kiosk and activity boards to encourage and facilitate educational play for children
  • Meeting room  View Calendar
  • Outdoor pavilion
  • Public computers & free Wi-Fi
  • Reference services & research help  E-mail Stephanie
  • Study room

Regular Programs:

  • Bingo!
  • Creative Play
  • Family Movie Night
  • Fortnite
  • GED Prep
  • Kentuckiana Works @BCPL
  • Makerspace
  • Minecraft Meetup
  • Sensory Stations
  • Storytime
  • Storytime with Hoopla
  • Teen Lounge
  • Toddler Time
  • Yoga

 

Phone: 502-957-5759
Fax: 502-957-0448
E-mail: hil@bcplib.org
Branch Manager: Mona


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155 Terry Boulevard
Hillview,  KY  40229  United States

Upcoming Events at Hillview Branch

Wednesday September 11th

Grab your good luck charm and join us for a fun night of bingo! Bring a group of friends for a super-casual night out, or come alone to get your serious bingo on. (And remember... Mike is hosting, so you can expect a few jokes and silly antics to keep things interesting!) Ages 18... Find out more »

Thursday September 12th

Drop in for free GED assistance with experienced instructors. Get math help from Christi on Tuesday evenings, or reading instruction is available on Thursdays with Chad. Find out more »
Play on our gaming laptops, explore the world of virtual reality, create your own art projects, tinker with a variety of technology and engineering tools, get your game on with an assortment of board and card games, and share the experience with your friends. Ages 12–18. Find out more »

Friday September 13th

A KentuckianaWorks advisor will be on-site offering free career services. Get assistance with resumés, job interview skills, training opportunities, job search strategies, and more! Walk-ins are welcome. Find out more »
Sensational sensory fun awaits! Bring your little ones to the library to explore sensory learning designed to create an early, natural introduction to the scientific processes as children play and investigate. Plus, grab a new takeaway project each month to help you and your child to continue sensory learning at home. Ages 0–4. Find out more »
Join us under the stars for a special showing of Disney's live-action ALADDIN. The movie starts at sunset (approximately 8:00 PM)! Plus, enjoy free train rides. Concessions will be available for purchase. This event is presented in partnership with the City of Hillview. Find out more »

Tuesday September 17th

Join other Minecrafters to explore, build, battle, and survive in exciting virtual worlds using BCPL's own multiplayer Minecraft server. Plus, we'll have free snacks and Roblox access! A limited number of laptops and BCPL Minecraft accounts will be provided. Ages 8 and up. Find out more »
Drop in for free GED assistance with experienced instructors. Math help is available every Tuesday evening. Find out more »

Wednesday September 18th

Toddler Time for ages 0 to 2 is designed to help lay the foundation for lifelong learning through a combination of stories, songs, and play. Join us to help your little one start their early-learning adventure! Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. We strive to create fun and rich experiences that will prepare children for school while building a love of books, libraries, and learning that will stay with them for a lifetime. For age 3–5. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. We strive to create fun and rich experiences that will prepare children for school while building a love of books, libraries, and learning that will stay with them for a lifetime. For age 3–5. Find out more »

Thursday September 19th

Drop in for free GED assistance with experienced instructors. Get math help from Christi on Tuesday evenings, or reading instruction is available on Thursdays with Chad. Find out more »

Friday September 20th

A KentuckianaWorks advisor will be on-site offering free career services. Get assistance with resumés, job interview skills, training opportunities, job search strategies, and more! Walk-ins are welcome. Find out more »
Prepare fer a rukus good time as we follow treasure maps through the library in search of bounty and create our own pirate hats and ships. Plus, get captured in our photo booth! Be prepared to walk (or crawl) the plank, but take care—there be sharks in the water below! Ages 0–5. Find out more »

Monday September 23rd

Get ready to shine your way to victory when we decorate light bulbs that will create a one-of-a-kind light show! We'll post the entries on Facebook for votes, and the winner will take home a multicolor bluetooth light bulb! Ages 5–11. Find out more »

Tuesday September 24th

Drop in for free GED assistance with experienced instructors. Math help is available every Tuesday evening. Find out more »

Wednesday September 25th

Toddler Time for ages 0 to 2 is designed to help lay the foundation for lifelong learning through a combination of stories, songs, and play. Join us to help your little one start their early-learning adventure! Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. We strive to create fun and rich experiences that will prepare children for school while building a love of books, libraries, and learning that will stay with them for a lifetime. For age 3–5. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. We strive to create fun and rich experiences that will prepare children for school while building a love of books, libraries, and learning that will stay with them for a lifetime. For age 3–5. Find out more »

Thursday September 26th

Drop in for free GED assistance with experienced instructors. Get math help from Christi on Tuesday evenings, or reading instruction is available on Thursdays with Chad. Find out more »
Adulting is hard... But armed with a few important life skills, you can be prepared for all the basics of getting out there on your own. In September, join us to learn important job skills with The Kentucky Youth Center. Ages 15–20. Find out more »

Friday September 27th

A KentuckianaWorks advisor will be on-site offering free career services. Get assistance with resumés, job interview skills, training opportunities, job search strategies, and more! Walk-ins are welcome. Find out more »
Explore fun social activities designed to encourage children to engage with their peers, exert more independence, and use their imagination through cooperative learning, creating, and play. Enjoy a new activity at each meetup, from fingerpainting and LEGO creations to dancing, imaginative play with toys, and fun with bubbles! Ages 3–5. Find out more »
Make Halloween boo-tiful this year as you create a delightful holiday wreath! Using strips of muslin, googly eyes, and other decorations, you'll create a custom wreath that will be all set to hang in your home or on your door as soon as you're ready to bust out your seasonal décor. Ages 12 and... Find out more »

Monday September 30th

Enter a world of pure imagination as we celebrate children's author Roald Dahl with a Willy Wonka extravaganza! Enjoy an interactive experience filled with edible art, fizzy drinks, Oompa Loompa headbands, and fun competitions. Plus, see if you can find the golden ticket to win a goody bag of Willy Wonka treats! Ages 5–11. Find out more »

Tuesday October 1st

Drop in for free GED assistance with experienced instructors. Math help is available every Tuesday evening. Find out more »

Wednesday October 2nd

Toddler Time for ages 0 to 2 is designed to help lay the foundation for lifelong learning through a combination of stories, songs, and play. Join us to help your little one start their early-learning adventure! Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. We strive to create fun and rich experiences that will prepare children for school while building a love of books, libraries, and learning that will stay with them for a lifetime. For age 3–5. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. We strive to create fun and rich experiences that will prepare children for school while building a love of books, libraries, and learning that will stay with them for a lifetime. For age 3–5. Find out more »
This week at our school for wizardry and witchcraft, join us for Herbology class to sculpt your very own mandrake from clay. PLUS... While you're at the library anytime this week, be sure to visit our magical Selfie Station and put your Defense Against the Dark Arts skills to the test as you cast... Find out more »

Thursday October 3rd

Get keyed up during Fall Break as you customize your own colorful keychains with glitter and tassels. Ages 5 and up. Find out more »
This month, who you gonna call? Enjoy a spooky night with Ghostbusters and a little early Halloween fun! Did we mention there will be SLIME?! Find out more »
Drop in for free GED assistance with experienced instructors. Get math help from Christi on Tuesday evenings, or reading instruction is available on Thursdays with Chad. Find out more »
Play on our gaming laptops, explore the world of virtual reality, create your own art projects, tinker with a variety of technology and engineering tools, get your game on with an assortment of board and card games, and share the experience with your friends. Ages 12–18. Find out more »

Friday October 4th

A KentuckianaWorks advisor will be on-site offering free career services. Get assistance with resumés, job interview skills, training opportunities, job search strategies, and more! Walk-ins are welcome. Find out more »
Experience storytime like never before through a magical combination of children's books and technology. Plus, we'll have fun crafts and activities to reinforce stories and new concepts—just like at any other BCPL storytime! This month, we're all about monsters and things that go "boo"! Ages 3–5. Find out more »
Join us for a special matinee showing of AVENGERS: ENDGAME. Plus, enjoy free pizza and drinks! All ages. Find out more »

Monday October 7th

Join us every Monday in October for guided practice and hands-on activities that will teach you the ins-and-outs of Microsoft Word 2016. In our first session, we'll explore the basics including the ribbon and access toolbars; Backstage View; and creating, opening, saving, and sharing documents. Ages 18 and up. Find out more »
This month, join us for SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME (rated PG-13). While on vacation in Europe, Peter Parker is recruited by Nick Fury for a mission to don his Super-Man suit and save the continent from four evil elemental creatures. Free snacks and drinks will be provided. Find out more »

Tuesday October 8th

Come explore your artistic limits at Makerspace, now on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 3 locations! In October, we're calling all you guys and ghouls to create some fun cardboard creatures in honor of Halloween. Ages 12–18. Find out more »
Drop in for free GED assistance with experienced instructors. Math help is available every Tuesday evening. Find out more »

Wednesday October 9th

Toddler Time for ages 0 to 2 is designed to help lay the foundation for lifelong learning through a combination of stories, songs, and play. Join us to help your little one start their early-learning adventure! Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. We strive to create fun and rich experiences that will prepare children for school while building a love of books, libraries, and learning that will stay with them for a lifetime. For age 3–5. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. We strive to create fun and rich experiences that will prepare children for school while building a love of books, libraries, and learning that will stay with them for a lifetime. For age 3–5. Find out more »
This week at our school for wizardry and witchcraft, join us for Potion class to make your own magical slime concoction. PLUS... While you're at the library anytime this week, be sure to visit our magical Selfie Station and put your Charms knowledge to the test to earn your very own Patronus! For all... Find out more »
Grab your good luck charm and join us for a fun night of bingo! Bring a group of friends for a super-casual night out, or come alone to get your serious bingo on. (And remember... Mike is hosting, so you can expect a few jokes and silly antics to keep things interesting!) Ages 18... Find out more »

Thursday October 10th

Let us whisk you away into the magical world of ballet in a special storytime with a real-life ballerina from the Louisville Ballet. Plus, we'll be learning a few steps and creating a ballet-inspired craft to help bring out your own inner ballet dancer! Ages 0–5. Find out more »
Play on our gaming laptops, explore the world of virtual reality, create your own art projects, tinker with a variety of technology and engineering tools, get your game on with an assortment of board and card games, and share the experience with your friends. Ages 12–18. Find out more »

Friday October 11th

A KentuckianaWorks advisor will be on-site offering free career services. Get assistance with resumés, job interview skills, training opportunities, job search strategies, and more! Walk-ins are welcome. Find out more »
Sensational sensory fun awaits! Bring your little ones to the library to explore sensory learning designed to create an early, natural introduction to the scientific processes as children play and investigate. Plus, grab a new takeaway project each month to help you and your child to continue sensory learning at home. Ages 0–4. Find out more »

Saturday October 12th

Join us for an amazing blend of fact and fun as Silly Safaris brings in a few not-so-scary SCARY animal friends for a meet and greet! All ages. Find out more »

Monday October 14th

Go beyond traditional chess with the Bullitt County Chess League, featuring coaches Brandon Edmonson and Dennis Minnis. We'll have a variety of activities available, including personalized chess instruction, bughouse chess, speed chess, and open chess. PLUS... One lucky participant will win a door prize! For players of all ages and skill levels. Find out more »
Join us every Monday in October for guided practice and hands-on activities that will teach you the ins-and-outs of Microsoft Word 2016. In our this session, we'll focus on working with text, from using copy and paste functions to font properties, alignment, line and paragraph spacing, and tabs and indents. Ages 18 and up. Find out more »

Tuesday October 15th

Join other Minecrafters to explore, build, battle, and survive in exciting virtual worlds using BCPL's own multiplayer Minecraft server. Plus, we'll have free snacks and Roblox access! A limited number of laptops and BCPL Minecraft accounts will be provided. Ages 8 and up. Find out more »
Drop in for free GED assistance with experienced instructors. Math help is available every Tuesday evening. Find out more »

Wednesday October 16th

Toddler Time for ages 0 to 2 is designed to help lay the foundation for lifelong learning through a combination of stories, songs, and play. Join us to help your little one start their early-learning adventure! Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. We strive to create fun and rich experiences that will prepare children for school while building a love of books, libraries, and learning that will stay with them for a lifetime. For age 3–5. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. We strive to create fun and rich experiences that will prepare children for school while building a love of books, libraries, and learning that will stay with them for a lifetime. For age 3–5. Find out more »
This week at our school for wizardry and witchcraft, join us for Divination class to make your very own Harry Potter–inspired mug. PLUS... While you're at the library anytime this week, be sure to visit our magical Selfie Station and put your History of Magic knowledge to the test in our Harry Potter books... Find out more »

Friday October 18th

A KentuckianaWorks advisor will be on-site offering free career services. Get assistance with resumés, job interview skills, training opportunities, job search strategies, and more! Walk-ins are welcome. Find out more »

Monday October 21st

Join us every Monday in October for guided practice and hands-on activities that will teach you the ins-and-outs of Microsoft Word 2016. In this session, we'll focus on layout and print features like columns, breaks, headers and footers, and page numbers. Ages 18 and up. Find out more »

Tuesday October 22nd

Drop in for free GED assistance with experienced instructors. Math help is available every Tuesday evening. Find out more »

Wednesday October 23rd

Toddler Time for ages 0 to 2 is designed to help lay the foundation for lifelong learning through a combination of stories, songs, and play. Join us to help your little one start their early-learning adventure! Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. We strive to create fun and rich experiences that will prepare children for school while building a love of books, libraries, and learning that will stay with them for a lifetime. For age 3–5. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. We strive to create fun and rich experiences that will prepare children for school while building a love of books, libraries, and learning that will stay with them for a lifetime. For age 3–5. Find out more »
This week at our school for wizardry and witchcraft, join us for Quidditch and show off your Seeker skills as you craft a golden snitch of your very own. PLUS... While you're at the library anytime this week, be sure to visit our magical Selfie Station and put your Care of Magical Creatures know-how... Find out more »
Clear your mind, reduce stress, and gain flexibility in a fun and friendly yoga session! Join certified yoga instructor Christy High for a timeout from your busy schedule as you learn breath work, light stretching techniques, beginner poses, and more. Ages 18 and up. Find out more »

Thursday October 24th

Adulting is hard... But armed with a few important life skills, you can be prepared for all the basics of getting out there on your own. In October, join us to learn the ins-and-outs of surviving college with UofL's Student Success Center. Ages 15–20. Find out more »
Guys and ghouls of all ages are invited to our no-carve pumpkin decorating party! We'll supply the pumpkins, paints, glitter, gems, and other decorations; you supply the creative spark to make your pumpkin light up! When you're done, pumpkins will be placed on display along our outdoor pumpkin path as part of our Pumpkin... Find out more »

Friday October 25th

A KentuckianaWorks advisor will be on-site offering free career services. Get assistance with resumés, job interview skills, training opportunities, job search strategies, and more! Walk-ins are welcome. Find out more »
Explore fun social activities designed to encourage children to engage with their peers, exert more independence, and use their imagination through cooperative learning, creating, and play. Enjoy a new activity at each meetup, from fingerpainting and LEGO creations to dancing, imaginative play with toys, and fun with bubbles! Ages 3–5. Find out more »
Guys and ghouls of all ages are invited to our no-carve pumpkin decorating party! We'll supply the pumpkins, paints, glitter, gems, and other decorations; you supply the creative spark to make your pumpkin light up! When you're done, pumpkins will be placed on display along our outdoor pumpkin path as part of our Pumpkin... Find out more »

Saturday October 26th

We're lighting up our outdoor walking trail for a spooktacular after-hours experience! Join us after dusk to stroll along our illuminated pumpkin path filled with jack-o’-lanterns and whimsical pumpkins decorated by members of your community. Costumes welcome! Find out more »

Monday October 28th

Join us every Monday in October for guided practice and hands-on activities that will teach you the ins-and-outs of Microsoft Word 2016. In this session, we'll focus on working with objects, including inserting, text-wrapping, and styling images; ordering and grouping objects; and creating and editing text boxes, shapes, charts, and tables. Ages 18 and... Find out more »
Don't be afraid to win it all in our latest Pinterest challenge! With an assortment of ghostly goodies, create a spooktacular jar that will scare away the competition. We'll post the entries on Facebook for votes, and the winner will take home a bucket of yummy Halloween treats! Ages 5–11. Find out more »

Tuesday October 29th

Drop in for free GED assistance with experienced instructors. Math help is available every Tuesday evening. Find out more »

Wednesday October 30th

Toddler Time for ages 0 to 2 is designed to help lay the foundation for lifelong learning through a combination of stories, songs, and play. Join us to help your little one start their early-learning adventure! Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. We strive to create fun and rich experiences that will prepare children for school while building a love of books, libraries, and learning that will stay with them for a lifetime. For age 3–5. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. We strive to create fun and rich experiences that will prepare children for school while building a love of books, libraries, and learning that will stay with them for a lifetime. For age 3–5. Find out more »
This week, drop in anytime between 4:00 and 7:00 PM for the ultimate Wizard Celebration! Enjoy a refreshing Butterbeer as you portkey from one magical station to the next to make a variety of Hogwarts-approved keepsakes including a pixie in a jar, a Remembrall, dragon eggs, and a Patronus wish bracelet! PLUS... While you're... Find out more »

Friday November 1st

A KentuckianaWorks advisor will be on-site offering free career services. Get assistance with resumés, job interview skills, training opportunities, job search strategies, and more! Walk-ins are welcome. Find out more »
Experience storytime like never before through a magical combination of children's books and technology. Plus, we'll have fun crafts and activities to reinforce stories and new concepts—just like at any other BCPL storytime! This month, feast your eyes on books about Thanksgiving. Ages 3–5. Find out more »

Saturday November 2nd

Get the tips and tools you need to help your child prepare for school! In this workshop, we'll explore the numbers and early math concepts with stations designed to help young children understand. Plus, we'll send you home with resources to keep your child practicing and learning until our next workshop. Ages 3–5. Find out more »

Monday November 4th

Learn to crochet—including the basic stitches, buying materials, and pattern reading—in this four-part class for beginners. All materials will be provided. For ages 13 and up. Registration opens October 1st! Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Additional seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Questions? E-mail mike@bcplib.org.   Find out more »
This month, join us for THE LION KING (2019), a live-action adaptation of the Disney animated classic. Snacks and drinks will be provided. All ages. Find out more »

Tuesday November 5th

Fortnite fanatics, join us on the first Tuesday of the month for a fun night of Fortnite and other gaming favorites. Try your luck at elimination Battle Royale to tier up your Battle Pass, or delve into the creative atmosphere of other online games like Minecraft and Roblox. All ages. Find out more »
Drop in for free GED assistance with experienced instructors. Math help is available every Tuesday evening. Find out more »

Wednesday November 6th

Toddler Time for ages 0 to 2 is designed to help lay the foundation for lifelong learning through a combination of stories, songs, and play. Join us to help your little one start their early-learning adventure! Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. We strive to create fun and rich experiences that will prepare children for school while building a love of books, libraries, and learning that will stay with them for a lifetime. For age 3–5. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. We strive to create fun and rich experiences that will prepare children for school while building a love of books, libraries, and learning that will stay with them for a lifetime. For age 3–5. Find out more »
Create a rustic, magical piece of hanging art using precut wood planks, paint, and stencils. Your finished project will depict a simple scene of a snow-covered tree, lending some folksy, homespun charm to your holidays and into the winter season. Ages 18 & up. Find out more »

Thursday November 7th

Play on our gaming laptops, explore the world of virtual reality, create your own art projects, tinker with a variety of technology and engineering tools, get your game on with an assortment of board and card games, and share the experience with your friends. Ages 12–18. Find out more »

Friday November 8th

A KentuckianaWorks advisor will be on-site offering free career services. Get assistance with resumés, job interview skills, training opportunities, job search strategies, and more! Walk-ins are welcome. Find out more »
Sensational sensory fun awaits! Bring your little ones to the library to explore sensory learning designed to create an early, natural introduction to the scientific processes as children play and investigate. Plus, grab a new takeaway project each month to help you and your child to continue sensory learning at home. Ages 0–4. Find out more »

Saturday November 9th

Give your holiday greetings a personal touch this year! Explore the useful design software Microsoft Publisher as you create your own custom holiday cards. Plus, print 10 pages of your card on cardstock then feel free to add a little extra pizzazz with our assortment of glitter, ribbon, and other craft supplies. Ages 16... Find out more »
Come be part of our world as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of Disney’s The Little Mermaid! Enjoy a showing of the animated classic, then dive into some stories featuring new adventures with Ariel, Sebastian, and the gang. Plus, create your own fin-tastic craft while supplies last. Children of all ages. Find out more »

Monday November 11th

Learn to crochet—including the basic stitches, buying materials, and pattern reading—in this four-part class for beginners. All materials will be provided. For ages 13 and up. Registration opens October 1st! Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Additional seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Questions? E-mail mike@bcplib.org.   Find out more »
Put your safari hats on and join us for a one-of-a-kind storytime! Channel your inner archaeologist as you dig up dinosaur skeletons in the sand, then use your discovery, your dino IQ, and a dash of imagination to reconstruct two dinosaurs of your very own. Along the way, we'll keep you inspired with a... Find out more »

Tuesday November 12th

Build, design, craft, or invent with our surprise project of the month, or raid our maker cart to follow your own muse. From 3D printers to oil pastels, choose from a variety of art supplies and tech tools to make your creative visions a reality! Ages 12–18. Find out more »
Drop in for free GED assistance with experienced instructors. Math help is available every Tuesday evening. Find out more »
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