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Hillview Branch

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All BCPL locations are open to the public for limited hours and services.

HILLVIEW VISITOR HOURS ARE:

  • Monday–Thursday  10:00 AM–1:00 PM & 2:00–7:00 PM (following an afternoon cleaning break)
  • Friday & Saturday  10:00 AM–1:00 PM & 2:00–4:00 PM (following an afternoon cleaning break)

For the latest information on our response to COVID-19 and efforts to maintain public service while following the recommendations of health and emergency management authorities, please visit our Coronavirus (COVID-19) and BCPL page.


About This Location

Features & Services:

  • Activity boards to encourage and facilitate educational play for children
  • Copy, fax, printing, scanning & laminating services
  • Curbside Pickup service
  • Meeting room  View Calendar  (Public bookings are not currently available)
  • Outdoor pavilion with walking path
  • Public computers & free Wi-Fi
  • Reference services & research help  E-mail Stephanie
  • Selection of Take & Make Activity Kits for all ages
  • Test proctoring

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

Monday September 9th

Join us for a fun outdoor experience where you'll use your craft skills to bring nature to you. You'll get to create our very own pollinator feeder and worm observatory, then take them home to continue the fun! Ages 5 and up. Find out more »

Friday September 13th

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 »

Friday September 20th

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 »

Thursday September 26th

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

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 »

Wednesday October 2nd

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 »

Friday October 4th

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 »

Wednesday October 9th

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 »

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 »

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 »

Wednesday October 16th

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 »

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 »

Wednesday October 23rd

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 »

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

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 »

Wednesday October 30th

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

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 third Thursday 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 »

Wednesday November 6th

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 »

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

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 »

Monday November 18th

Come together as a family and start a new tradition as you design your very own Thanksgiving dinner plates. With materials we'll provide, you can decorate a uniquely special plate to dress up your holiday table for many Thanksgivings to come. All ages. Find out more »

Thursday November 21st

Children of all ages and their families are invited to a magical storytime with Louisville Ballet! Leap into the season with a special reading of THE NUTCRACKER, then celebrate your own ballerina as you craft a whimsically-colorful tutu. PLUS, one lucky family will snag 4 tickets to see Louisville Ballet’s production of The Brown-Forman Nutcracker. Find out more »

Monday November 25th

Connect with other craft enthusiasts while we honor this indigenous art form. Using the materials we provide, create your very own beautiful dream catcher to hang above your bed and encourage sweet dreams. Ages 5 and up. Find out more »

Monday December 2nd

This month, join us for THE GRINCH (2018), a bright update of the beloved animated classic, featuring the voice talents of Benedict Cumberbatch. Snacks and drinks will be provided. All ages. Find out more »

Friday December 6th

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, get festive as you read books about Christmas. Ages 3–5. Find out more »

Saturday December 7th

Join us for a jolly fun visit with the big man in the red suit—and Mrs. Claus, too! Bring the kiddos in to enjoy a short Christmas film, photo opportunities with the Clauses, and a chance to tell Santa all about their Christmas wishlists. PLEASE NOTE: Santa will arrive at the party at 2:00 PM!... Find out more »

Thursday December 12th

Come create your own festive holiday wreath of the month. Children of all ages. Find out more »

Saturday December 14th

Join in all the reindeer games as you enjoy a showing of the timeless holiday classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964). While you watch, enjoy hot chocolate and holiday treats. Then while supplies last, create sand art inspired your favorite Rudolph characters! Children of all ages. Find out more »

Monday December 16th

Join us for an evening of imagination and creativity while you make your very own plate for Santa's cookies. This will be a keepsake you can use to offer Santa his special treat year after year! Children of all ages. Find out more »
Come together as a family and join us to decorate beautiful, rustic wood ornaments. Using paint and stencils, design not one, but TWO, holiday ornaments perfect for the tree or to give as a one-of-a-kind gift to someone special. Ages 5–11 and their families. Find out more »

Friday January 3rd

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, enjoy fun stories about some sleepy critters. Ages 3–5. Find out more »

Saturday January 4th

Get the tips and tools you need to help your child prepare for school! In this workshop, we'll explore color recognition and vocabulary with fun, hands-on stations designed to help young children understand. Plus, we'll send you home with some resources to keep your child practicing and learning until our next workshop. Ages 3–5. Find out more »
Regardless of the weather outside, come celebrate the happiness of a Snow Day with a variety of stories, winter-themed crafts, and an activity on the top of everyone's Snow Day to-do list: a snowball fight! That's right, we'll have a snowball fight inside the library... And it will be epic! Ages 3–5. Find out more »

Monday January 6th

This month, join us for DORA AND THE LOST CITY OF GOLD, a live-action film in which the popular children's character works to solve a mystery related to an ancient civilization and her missing parents. Snacks and drinks will be provided. All ages. Find out more »

Monday January 27th

Join us for a creative evening of art appreciation and exploration! This month, create a unique, one-of-a-kind snowflake. Ages 5–11. Find out more »

Thursday January 30th

Join us for a playful, fun night all about Pigeon. Enjoy stories and crafts, then get really wacky as you play Pigeon games like Duck Duck Pigeon or Pigeon Says. Just remember to keep Pigeon from driving the bus no matter how much he begs, bargains, or tries to trick you! Children of all... Find out more »

Friday February 7th

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, join us as we share books about love and Valentine's Day. Ages 3–5. Find out more »

Monday February 10th

How high will you go in our latest Pinterest craft challenge? Show off your crafty science skills as we create our own bouncy balls. We'll post the entries on Facebook for votes, and the winner will take home an awesome plasma ball! Ages 5–11. Find out more »

Saturday February 15th

Be amazed and enlightened by a fun magic show and new perspectives! Join Cody Clark as he uses his love of magic, comedy, and storytelling to create a magic-filled experience interlaced with an inspirational first-person account sharing what's it's like living with autism. All ages. Find out more »

Friday February 21st

DROP OFF your stuffed animal friend anytime between 3:00 and 5:00 PM. Your friend will have all kinds of fun exploring, creating, and enjoying the library after hours—then you can return the next day to pick them up and learn all about their overnight adventures. Children of all ages. Find out more »

Saturday February 22nd

Don't forget to PICK UP your stuffed animal friend after the sleepover! Join us anytime between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM to pick up your friend and learn all about their overnight adventures. Find out more »

Monday February 24th

Join us for a creative evening of art appreciation and exploration! This month, make a beautiful stained glass work of art. Ages 5–11. Find out more »

Thursday February 27th

Schedule an appointment or walk in to donate blood and save a life—or three! Ages 18 & up. PLEASE NOTE: Donors must bring an accepted form of identification. Most donations take about 30 minutes. Find out more »

Friday March 6th

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 on the hunt for exciting animal tales. Ages 3–5. Find out more »

Saturday March 7th

Get the tips and tools you need to help your child prepare for school! In this workshop, we'll explore shapes and patterns with fun, hands-on stations designed to help young children understand. Plus, we'll send you home with some resources to keep your child practicing and learning at home. Ages 3–5. Find out more »
Join us to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with outrageously fun stories and crafts—plus, cheese it up with some props in our photo booth. Don't forget to wear green! Ages 3–5. Find out more »

Monday March 9th

Wash away the competition in our latest Pinterest craft challenge. Show off your creative skills as we make our own underwater masterpiece. We'll post the entries on Facebook for votes, and the winner will take home a beautiful zen garden! Ages 5–11. Find out more »

Tuesday March 17th

All BCPL locations will be closed through March 29th on the advice of various health and government agencies. Find out more »
All Bullitt County Public Library locations will be CLOSED to the public through Sunday, March 29th, and in-person programming and meeting room use have been suspended. Find out more »

Wednesday March 18th

All Bullitt County Public Library locations will be CLOSED to the public through Sunday, March 29th, and in-person programming and meeting room use have been suspended. Find out more »
All Bullitt County Public Library locations will be CLOSED to the public through Sunday, March 29th, and in-person programming and meeting room use have been suspended. Find out more »
All Bullitt County Public Library locations will be CLOSED to the public through Sunday, March 29th, and in-person programming and meeting room use have been suspended. Find out more »
All Bullitt County Public Library locations will be CLOSED to the public through Sunday, March 29th, and in-person programming and meeting room use have been suspended. Find out more »

Thursday March 19th

All Bullitt County Public Library locations will be CLOSED to the public through Sunday, March 29th, and in-person programming and meeting room use have been suspended. Find out more »

Friday March 20th

All Bullitt County Public Library locations will be CLOSED to the public through Sunday, March 29th, and in-person programming and meeting room use have been suspended. Find out more »

Monday March 23rd

All Bullitt County Public Library locations will be CLOSED to the public through Sunday, March 29th, and in-person programming and meeting room use have been suspended. Find out more »

Tuesday March 24th

All Bullitt County Public Library locations will be CLOSED to the public through at least Sunday, March 29th. In-person programming and meeting room use have been suspended until further notice. Find out more »
All Bullitt County Public Library locations will be CLOSED to the public through Sunday, March 29th, and in-person programming and meeting room use have been suspended. This program will be rescheduled when programming resumes. Find out more »

Wednesday March 25th

All Bullitt County Public Library locations will be CLOSED to the public through Sunday, March 29th, and in-person programming and meeting room use have been suspended. Find out more »
All Bullitt County Public Library locations will be CLOSED to the public through Sunday, March 29th, and in-person programming and meeting room use have been suspended. Find out more »
All Bullitt County Public Library locations will be CLOSED to the public through Sunday, March 29th, and in-person programming and meeting room use have been suspended. Find out more »
All Bullitt County Public Library locations will be CLOSED to the public through Sunday, March 29th, and in-person programming and meeting room use have been suspended. Find out more »

Friday March 27th

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Saturday March 28th

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Monday March 30th

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Wednesday April 1st

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Friday April 3rd

This event has been canceled due to staff training. All BCPL locations will be closed Friday, April 3rd for Staff Development Day. Find out more »

Tuesday April 7th

Join us to create adorable door hangers that will make your guests feel right at home! With the supplies we provide, you'll paint and assemble a custom door hanger that combines homey charm with a modern sensibility. Simply add the words "hello" or "welcome," then decorate with an assortment of embellishments for some extra... Find out more »

Wednesday April 8th

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »
All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Thursday April 9th

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Monday April 13th

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Tuesday April 14th

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 »

Monday April 20th

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Thursday April 23rd

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Monday April 27th

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Tuesday April 28th

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Monday May 4th

All in-person programming has been canceled until further notice. But please stay tuned to our website and social media pages for an exciting lineup of virtual events! Find out more »

Monday June 8th

This event has been canceled due to the pandemic. While our buildings are closed, please check out our virtual events! Find out more »

Wednesday October 28th

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 »
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