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Mt. Washington Branch

About Mt. Washington Branch Library

 

 

Features & Services:

  • Art wall
  • Copy, fax, printing, scanning & laminating services
  • Kids’ iPad Krayola Kiosk and activity boards to encourage and facilitate educational play for children
  • Meeting room View Calendar
  • Public computers & free Wi-Fi
  • Reference services & research help
  • Study rooms

Regular Programs:

  • Family Movie Night
  • KentuckianaWorks @BCPL
  • KIPDA Healthcare Assistance
  • LEGO Club
  • Minecraft Meetup
  • Toddler Dance
  • Toddler Time
  • Storytime

 

Phone: 502-538-7560
Fax: 502-538-2696
E-mail: mwl@bcplib.org
Branch Manager: Pam


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214 N. Bardstown Road
Mt. Washington, KY 40047 United States

Upcoming Events at Mt. Washington Branch

Monday October 21st

Join us for hands-on science experiments that will blow your mind! This month, use the magic of science to make your own mini hovercrafts, plus cause a chemical reaction to create a foamy fountain and see how small changes to the "recipe" affect your results. Don't forget to wear your safety goggles! Ages 8–12. Find out more »

Tuesday October 22nd

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 »
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 »

Wednesday October 23rd

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 »

Thursday October 24th

Colgate's mobile dental van will be pulling up to provide a fun, friendly dental health experience for the kiddos! Kids can explore a variety of activities to learn more about their teeth and how to take care of them—plus, they'll receive some free goodies to help keep their smiles bright and healthy. Ages 1–12. Find out more »
Trainers and Pokémaniacs unite! Visit entertaining activity stations to learn how to play the card game, trade some of your best creatures, play fun Pokémon mini games, and create some awesome 3D Pocket Monsters of your very own. Plus, this month battle it out in Pokémon Trivia and make a Poké stress ball. Ages... Find out more »

Friday October 25th

This year, make Halloween kooky and only a little spooky! Venture through our haunted house (if you dare!) followed by an after-hours evening of not-so-scary activities, fun crafts, silly ghost stories, and tasty treats. For children of all ages. Find out more »

Tuesday October 29th

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 »
We vant to eat your cookies!... Bring your best food decorating skills (and your appetite) to compete in our Halloween spin on the popular Netflix show. If you nail it, it'll be treats all around as you enjoy your spooktacular concoctions, including Graveyard Pudding Cups and Witch's Brew Brownies! Ages 12–18. Find out more »

Wednesday October 30th

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 »

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 »
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 4th

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 »

Tuesday November 5th

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 »
If you think regular yoga is intimidating, try choga! Now you can enjoy a gentler workout without becoming an arm-and-leg pretzel. This low-impact version is performed with a chair for support, making it perfect for a beginner or someone with difficulty balancing. Some individuals in wheelchairs may also be able to participate; please consult your... 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 »
Bring your architectural skills and join us for a fun LEGO activity night dedicated to the teens! Let your imagination be your guide as you prepare for challenges like building the tallest tower, winning a LEGO board game, or designing your own complex LEGO creation. Ages 12–18. Find out more »

Wednesday November 6th

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 »
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 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 »
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 »

Friday November 8th

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

If the annual mad dash of family dinners, shopping trips, and gift-giving sessions have been wearing down your holiday cheer, don't miss this opportunity to learn tips and tricks for bringing the joy back to your holiday season with Stephanie Feger! Ages 16 and up. 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

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 »
Bring your lunch and come discuss our latest book selection! This month, join us at Mt. Washington to discuss TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE by Mitch Albom. Find out more »
If you think regular yoga is intimidating, try choga! Now you can enjoy a gentler workout without becoming an arm-and-leg pretzel. This low-impact version is performed with a chair for support, making it perfect for a beginner or someone with difficulty balancing. Some individuals in wheelchairs may also be able to participate; please consult your... 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 »
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 »

Wednesday November 13th

Connect with other members of the homeschool community! We'll have activities at each session for different ages and interests, but the main purpose of this program is to give you a fun and casual hangout to share experiences and get to know other homeschooling families. Parents and families just curious about homeschooling are welcome... Find out more »
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 »

Thursday November 14th

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 »
Show off your LEGO-building skills at the library! We'll provide the LEGO bricks—you provide the imagination! Ages 5–11. Find out more »

Friday November 15th

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 »

Monday November 18th

Join us for hands-on science experiments that will blow your mind! This month, we'll trap floating blobs in a bottle and try to achieve different lava-lamp effects. We'll also test different variables in a quest to create the bounciest bouncy ball ever! Be sure to wear old clothes—this could get messy. Ages 8–12. Find out more »

Tuesday November 19th

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 »
If you think regular yoga is intimidating, try choga! Now you can enjoy a gentler workout without becoming an arm-and-leg pretzel. This low-impact version is performed with a chair for support, making it perfect for a beginner or someone with difficulty balancing. Some individuals in wheelchairs may also be able to participate; please consult your... 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 »

Wednesday November 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 »
Grab your good luck charm and head to the library 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. Ages 18 and up. Find out more »

Thursday November 21st

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 »

Friday November 22nd

In honor of Thanksgiving (and turkeys), join us to paint a beautiful masterpiece on canvas using a fun new texture—feathers. As you express your creativity, see what colors and textures you can recognize and which are your favorites. This program is specially designed to build kindergarten readiness skills! Ages 3–5. 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 »

Tuesday November 26th

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 »
If you think regular yoga is intimidating, try choga! Now you can enjoy a gentler workout without becoming an arm-and-leg pretzel. This low-impact version is performed with a chair for support, making it perfect for a beginner or someone with difficulty balancing. Some individuals in wheelchairs may also be able to participate; please consult your... 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 »
Hungry for the holidays? Bring your best food decorating skills—and your appetite!—to compete in our special holiday spin on the popular Netflix show. Ages 12–18. Find out more »

Wednesday November 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 »

Tuesday December 3rd

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 »

Wednesday December 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 »
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 December 5th

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 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 »

Tuesday December 10th

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 »
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 »

Wednesday December 11th

Connect with other members of the homeschool community! We'll have activities at each session for different ages and interests, but the main purpose of this program is to give you a fun and casual hangout to share experiences and get to know other homeschooling families. Parents and families just curious about homeschooling are welcome... Find out more »
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 »

Thursday December 12th

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 »
Show off your LEGO-building skills at the library! We'll provide the LEGO bricks—you provide the imagination! Ages 5–11. Find out more »

Friday December 13th

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 »

Tuesday December 17th

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 »

Wednesday December 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 »
Grab your good luck charm and head to the library 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. Ages 18 and up. Find out more »

Friday December 20th

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 »

Wednesday December 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 »

Thursday December 26th

Trainers and Pokémaniacs unite! Trainers and Pokémaniacs unite! Visit entertaining activity stations to learn how to play the card game, trade some of your best creatures, play fun Pokémon mini games, and create some awesome 3D Pocket Monsters of your very own. Or simply relax after the holidays with a Pokémon film and coloring... Find out more »

Wednesday January 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 »

Thursday January 2nd

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 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 »

Tuesday January 7th

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 »

Wednesday January 8th

Connect with other members of the homeschool community! We'll have activities at each session for different ages and interests, but the main purpose of this program is to give you a fun and casual hangout to share experiences and get to know other homeschooling families. Parents and families just curious about homeschooling are welcome... Find out more »
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 »

Thursday January 9th

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 »
Show off your LEGO-building skills at the library! We'll provide the LEGO bricks—you provide the imagination! Ages 5–11. Find out more »

Friday January 10th

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 »

Tuesday January 14th

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 »
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 »

Wednesday January 15th

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 »
Grab your good luck charm and head to the library 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. Ages 18 and up. Find out more »

Friday January 17th

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 »

Tuesday January 21st

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 »
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