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Mt. Washington Branch

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  E-mail Chris
  • Study rooms

Regular Programs:

  • Creative Play
  • Family Movie Night
  • Homeschool Connect
  • KentuckianaWorks @BCPL
  • LEGO Club
  • Minecraft Meetup
  • Pokémon Club
  • Sensory Stations
  • Storytime
  • Storytime with Hoopla
  • Teen Lounge
  • Toddler Time
  • Yoga

 

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

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 »
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 »
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 »
Join the UK Cooperative Extension Office for a 7-week nutrition course designed to provide the tools and information you need to build a healthier lifestyle for your family. From preparing nutritious, balanced meals to s-t-r-e-t-c-h-i-n-g food dollars, learn to make healthy choices that work for your busy lifestyle and budget! Ages 18 and up. Find out more »

Thursday January 23rd

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. Plus, this month play Find That Pokémon! Ages 7–18. 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 »
Book lovers unite on the fourth Monday of the month! Join us to discuss our latest book selection chosen by the group. Plus, you might get to lead the discussion (but only if you want!) or we could have a special guest when the author joins us for a virtual chat. Ages 18 &... Find out more »

Tuesday January 28th

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 »
Join the UK Cooperative Extension Office for a 7-week nutrition course designed to provide the tools and information you need to build a healthier lifestyle for your family. From preparing nutritious, balanced meals to s-t-r-e-t-c-h-i-n-g food dollars, learn to make healthy choices that work for your busy lifestyle and budget! Ages 18 and up. 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 »

Monday February 3rd

If you think regular yoga is intimidating, try chair yoga! 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 doctor first if you have medical questions or concerns. Ages 18... Find out more »
Come create your own festive holiday wreath of the month. Children of all ages. Find out more »

Tuesday February 4th

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 »
Join us to paint a unique, colorful masterpiece on the first Tuesday of the month! In February, paint your own rock art with endearing messages or fun pictures to make someone smile and help spread the love. Ages 12 and up. Find out more »
Join the UK Cooperative Extension Office for a 7-week nutrition course designed to provide the tools and information you need to build a healthier lifestyle for your family. From preparing nutritious, balanced meals to s-t-r-e-t-c-h-i-n-g food dollars, learn to make healthy choices that work for your busy lifestyle and budget! Ages 18 and up. Find out more »

Wednesday February 5th

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 February 6th

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 »
Join us for a fun evening of bingo, Valentine's Day style! You might even win a prize you will LOVE. Fun for all ages. 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

If you think regular yoga is intimidating, try chair yoga! 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 doctor first if you have medical questions or concerns. Ages 18... Find out more »
Use the masterful art of origami to create a personalized heart for a special someone in your life. Fun for anyone feeling a little crafty on a weekday, from adults to homeschool families! Ages 10 & up. Find out more »
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 February 11th

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 FAHRENHEIT 451 by Ray Bradbury. 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 »
Join the UK Cooperative Extension Office for a 7-week nutrition course designed to provide the tools and information you need to build a healthier lifestyle for your family. From preparing nutritious, balanced meals to s-t-r-e-t-c-h-i-n-g food dollars, learn to make healthy choices that work for your busy lifestyle and budget! Ages 18 and up. Find out more »

Wednesday February 12th

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 »

Thursday February 13th

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 February 14th

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 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 »

Monday February 17th

If you think regular yoga is intimidating, try chair yoga! 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 doctor first if you have medical questions or concerns. Ages 18... Find out more »
Join us to honor National Bird-Feeding Month as we make our very own unique bird feeders. Using a variety of bird-friendly goodies, mix together and shape a natural bird feeder that will provide a bountiful meal for our feathered friends and bird-watching opportunities for you! Children of all ages. Find out more »

Tuesday February 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 »
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 »
Join the UK Cooperative Extension Office for a 7-week nutrition course designed to provide the tools and information you need to build a healthier lifestyle for your family. From preparing nutritious, balanced meals to s-t-r-e-t-c-h-i-n-g food dollars, learn to make healthy choices that work for your busy lifestyle and budget! Ages 18 and up. Find out more »

Thursday February 20th

Robots are invading the library! Come tinker with robots controlled by remote, meet some cool little guys who respond to voice commands, and experiment with looping and programming sequences to make our visitors do some fun tricks. You can even design a simple robot of your own with Cubelets! Ages 12–18. Find out more »
This month, join us for Disney's MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL! Snacks and drinks will be provided. All ages. Find out more »

Friday February 21st

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 »

Saturday February 22nd

Join us on the 4th Saturday of the month for some crazy family fun in the pursuit of knowledge and trivia! Band together as a team or try your luck alone to show off in a trivia-question showdown. Snacks, drinks, and family-friendly competition will be provided. All ages. Find out more »

Monday February 24th

If you think regular yoga is intimidating, try chair yoga! 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 doctor first if you have medical questions or concerns. Ages 18... Find out more »
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 »
Book lovers unite on the fourth Monday of the month! Join us to discuss our latest book selection chosen by the group. Plus, you might get to lead the discussion (but only if you want!) or we could have a special guest when the author joins us for a virtual chat. Ages 18 &... Find out more »

Tuesday February 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 »
Join the UK Cooperative Extension Office for a 7-week nutrition course designed to provide the tools and information you need to build a healthier lifestyle for your family. From preparing nutritious, balanced meals to s-t-r-e-t-c-h-i-n-g food dollars, learn to make healthy choices that work for your busy lifestyle and budget! Ages 18 and up. Find out more »

Friday February 28th

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 29th

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 March 2nd

If you think regular yoga is intimidating, try chair yoga! 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 doctor first if you have medical questions or concerns. Ages 18... Find out more »
Create beautiful and practical works of art at our specialty textile makerspace for adults! Learn from others or share your own ideas and expertise as you explore common interests and bind new friendships together. Ages 18 and up. Find out more »
Come create your own festive holiday wreath of the month. Children of all ages. Find out more »

Tuesday March 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 »
Join us to paint a unique, colorful masterpiece on the first Tuesday of the month! In March, create a painting that is out of this world featuring your favorite emoji and a beautiful galaxy. Ages 12 and up. Find out more »

Wednesday March 4th

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 March 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 »
Delicious, homemade butter is easier to make than you might think! Join Master Gardener Faye Bennett for a hands-on demonstration on making your own butter using just a few simple ingredients and a jar. Plus, sample various herb combinations for ideas on creating your own custom blend at home. Ages 5 and up. 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

If you think regular yoga is intimidating, try chair yoga! 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 doctor first if you have medical questions or concerns. Ages 18... Find out more »
Create beautiful and practical works of art at our specialty textile makerspace for adults! Learn from others or share your own ideas and expertise as you explore common interests and bind new friendships together. Ages 18 and up. Find out more »
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 March 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 »
Bring your lunch and come discuss our latest book selection! This month, join us at Mt. Washington to discuss UNDER THE CAJUN MOON by Mindy Starns Clark. 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 March 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 »

Thursday March 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 March 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 »

Monday March 16th

If you think regular yoga is intimidating, try chair yoga! 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 doctor first if you have medical questions or concerns. Ages 18... Find out more »
Create beautiful and practical works of art at our specialty textile makerspace for adults! Learn from others or share your own ideas and expertise as you explore common interests and bind new friendships together. Ages 18 and up. Find out more »

Tuesday March 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 »
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 »

Friday March 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 »

Monday March 23rd

If you think regular yoga is intimidating, try chair yoga! 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 doctor first if you have medical questions or concerns. Ages 18... Find out more »
Create beautiful and practical works of art at our specialty textile makerspace for adults! Learn from others or share your own ideas and expertise as you explore common interests and bind new friendships together. Ages 18 and up. Find out more »
Join us for a creative evening of art appreciation and exploration! This month, design a flower pot that is both cute and functional. Ages 5–11. Find out more »
Book lovers unite on the fourth Monday of the month! Join us to discuss our latest book selection chosen by the group. Plus, you might get to lead the discussion (but only if you want!) or we could have a special guest when the author joins us for a virtual chat. Ages 18 &... Find out more »

Tuesday March 24th

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 »

Saturday March 28th

Join us on the 4th Saturday of the month for some crazy family fun in the pursuit of knowledge and trivia! Band together as a team or try your luck alone to show off in a trivia-question showdown. Snacks, drinks, and family-friendly competition will be provided. All ages. Find out more »

Monday March 30th

If you think regular yoga is intimidating, try chair yoga! 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 doctor first if you have medical questions or concerns. Ages 18... Find out more »
Create beautiful and practical works of art at our specialty textile makerspace for adults! Learn from others or share your own ideas and expertise as you explore common interests and bind new friendships together. Ages 18 and up. Find out more »
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