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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

Wednesday August 21st

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 »
Drop in any time between 5:00 and 7:00 to decorate your very own shark piggy bank! PLUS... While you're at the library anytime this week, be sure to visit our Shark Selfie Station and take part in the How Many Sharks? game for your chance to win the 3D-printed shark item! 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 August 22nd

Trainers and Pokémaniacs unite! Enjoy a fun new Pokémon activity and craft each month—plus, 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. Ages 7–18. Find out more »

Monday August 26th

Relax and unwind while you create your very own tailor-made starter spa set! Paint premade bath bombs and customize a lovely-smelling sugar scrub with various scents, colors, and sparkles from Waylee’s Boutique. Ages 16 and up. Find out more »

Tuesday August 27th

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 August, join us to learn basic first aid and CPR with Bullitt County EMS. Ages 15–20. Find out more »

Wednesday August 28th

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 »
Drop in any time between 5:00 and 7:00 to join our Shark Tooth Dig. You can even choose one tooth to keep! PLUS... While you're at the library anytime this week, be sure to visit our Shark Selfie Station and take part in the Shark Facts game for your chance to win the 3D-printed... Find out more »

Thursday August 29th

Join us to celebrate all of the milestones you have reached in our 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program! Whether you have finished 1 book or 1,000, you are invited to party with us and celebrate all the books you have read. If you haven't signed up for 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten yet, no worries!... Find out more »

Friday August 30th

Learn the unique and ancient art of leatherworking! You'll get a hands-on introduction as you craft a bracelet and keychain to keep, plus Steve of Tandy Leather will demonstrate a variety of leather decoration processes. Ages 16 and up. Find out more »

Tuesday September 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. This week, we are celebrating grandparents! Be sure to bring the grands and even great-grands to join your child's early-learning adventure! Find out more »
This week, we are celebrating grandparents! Be sure to bring the grands and even great-grands for a family adventure in early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. For age 3–5. Find out more »
We're celebrating National Grandparents' Day early! Grandparents and kids can stop by the library for some special one-on-one time, or parents can bring the kiddos in to make a top-secret surprise for the grands. Enjoy crafts, explore your family tree, capture special memories at our photo booth, and make an "adopt a grandparent" greeting... Find out more »

Wednesday September 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 September 5th

Avenger fans assemble! Suit up and join us to celebrate all of your favorite heroes—or villains. Plus, see who will emerge as the ultimate Marvel know-it-all in our trivia challenge. Find out more »

Friday September 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 exploring some of our favorite mythical creatures. Ages 3–5. Find out more »

Saturday September 7th

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

Monday September 9th

Slow down, relax, and unplug with a nice warm beverage and friendly conversation! Come take a moment to greet someone and be social while you enjoy a selection of warm beverages and real face-to-face conversation with like-minded individuals. Ages 18 and up. Find out more »
Learn to crochet—including the basic stitches, buying materials, and pattern reading—in this four-part class for beginners. All materials will be provided. Ages 13 & up.  Find out more »

Tuesday September 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 BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE by Kate DiCamillo. 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 »
Come explore your artistic limits at Makerspace, now on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 3 locations! In September, dive in and take a swirl as we explore Suminagashi, an ancient Japanese art using special ink and water to create a unique marbling effect. Ages 12–18. Find out more »

Wednesday September 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 September 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 September 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 »
Discover your next favorite book and more as you take a hands-on, guided tour through NoveList Plus. Become your own reader advisory expert—or find the perfect books for your friends, kids, or grandkids!—as you explore readalikes, book discussion guides, and book and audiobook recommendations. Ages 15 and up. Find out more »

Monday September 16th

Learn to crochet—including the basic stitches, buying materials, and pattern reading—in this four-part class for beginners. All materials will be provided. Ages 13 & up.  Find out more »
Join us for hands-on science experiments that will blow your mind! This month, see what happens when we introduce Abraham Lincoln and Isaac Newton to make a dramatic splash. Plus, we'll create a color symphony with common household liquids! Be sure to wear old clothes—this could get messy. Ages 8–12. Find out more »

Tuesday September 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 8–18. Find out more »

Wednesday September 18th

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 »
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 September 19th

Join us on the 3rd Thursday of the month to hang out, eat snacks, and talk about our latest book club selection! In September, we're discussing THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR by Nicola Yoon. Ages 12–18. Find out more »
This month, join us for DUMBO (2019). In this live-action take on the Disney classic, directed by Tim Burton, the flying, floppy-eared elephant becomes a circus superstar but needs the help of his caretaker and others to thwart the ruthless plans of the traveling circus owner. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Find out more »

Friday September 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 »

Saturday September 21st

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 23rd

Learn to crochet—including the basic stitches, buying materials, and pattern reading—in this four-part class for beginners. All materials will be provided. Ages 13 & up.  Find out more »
Enter a world of pure imagination as we celebrate children's author Ronald 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 September 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 »
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 »

Wednesday September 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 September 26th

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 enjoy Poké Bingo and create your own Pokémon bookmarks. Ages 7–18. Find out more »

Monday September 30th

Learn to crochet—including the basic stitches, buying materials, and pattern reading—in this four-part class for beginners. All materials will be provided. Ages 13 & up.  Find out more »

Tuesday October 1st

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 October 2nd

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 October 3rd

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 »

Tuesday October 8th

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 »
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

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 October 10th

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 »
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 October 11th

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 October 15th

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 8–18. Find out more »

Wednesday October 16th

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 October 18th

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 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

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »
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