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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 February 18th

Join us for a wild and zany night as we make wacky sacks that will provide you with LOTS of stress-free, squishy fun! Prepare to get creative as we use balloons and a variety of other materials to make colorful, squeezable stress balls (or toys, for the kiddos!) that will entertain kids and parents... Find out more »

Tuesday February 19th

Toddler Time is a FREE program for children ages 0 to 2. We sing, read stories, and play, all while teaching young children early literacy and social skills. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. A FREE program for children ages 3 to 5. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Need help applying for health coverage? BCPL is partnering with the KIPDA Assister Program to bring you the assistance you need! A local representative will be available to help you navigate Medicaid, the Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program, and the Affordable Care Act's Health Insurance Marketplace. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. A FREE program for children ages 3 to 5. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Create your own artistic masterpiece from a simple canvas and an arsenal of Sharpies! Find out more »

Wednesday February 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 »

Thursday February 21st

Need help applying for health coverage? BCPL is partnering with the KIPDA Assister Program to bring you the assistance you need! A local representative will be available to help you navigate Medicaid, the Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program, and the Affordable Care Act's Health Insurance Marketplace. Find out more »
Come explore a variety of free photo-editing tools, including in GIMP, free software always available at the library! We'll cover a variety of tips and tricks, including such as changing the background of pictures and adjusting colors. Find out more »
This month, join us for SMALLFOOT. A friendly yeti named Migo sets out to prove that the elusive "Small Foot" creatures, also known as humans, really do exist. Drinks and snacks will be provided. Find out more »

Friday February 22nd

Join us as we share stories using Hoopla’s books turned into video! During each session, we'll explore a new theme and two or three exciting stories. Well-loved children's books will animate and entertain in a fun and engaging way so that you can read along and experience the books like never before. Plus, enjoy... Find out more »

Monday February 25th

Choose your game; pick your opponents!... Available games will include Candyland, Cooties, Battleship, Trouble, Phase 10, and so much more. You can test your skills against your own family—or challenge another family to see who will prevail! For all ages. Just drop in! Find out more »

Tuesday February 26th

Toddler Time is a FREE program for children ages 0 to 2. We sing, read stories, and play, all while teaching young children early literacy and social skills. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. A FREE program for children ages 3 to 5. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. A FREE program for children ages 3 to 5. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Join us to explore literature, history, contemporary society, journalism, and politics through the lens of ALL THE KING'S MEN, the timeless, Pulitzer Prize–winning novel written by Kentucky native Robert Penn Warren. Enjoy a thoughtful and insightful discussion of this celebrated book with Dr. Conor Picken of Bellarmine University. This discussion is inspired by the Kentucky... Find out more »

Wednesday February 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 »

Thursday February 28th

Let your inner artist come out to play as we experiment with FINGER PAINTING! We'll be armed with books, ideas, and a ton of sample works to spark your creativity, but your artistic masterpiece is completely up to you. For ages 5–11. Find out more »

Friday March 1st

Celebrate the world of Dr. Seuss with an afternoon of Seusstastic stories, crafts even the Grinch will love, and a photo booth featuring beloved characters! Fun for the whole family; just drop in. Find out more »

Saturday March 2nd

Explore the beauty of language and writing in a no-pressure poetry workshop with local author Lana Deam Helm. No experience required! Simply settle in with a hot beverage and let your creativity loose under the direction of our in-house poetry advisor. Each session will include instruction, brainstorming, and guided writing exercises. Plus, there will... Find out more »
Get the tips and tools you need to help your child prepare for school! In this 1-hour session, we'll work on shape recognition and patterns. And of course we will have a story and fun, hands-on activity stations to help children better understand and retain the information. For ages 3–5. Find out more »

Monday March 4th

A thief has stolen all of the gold from our library leprechaun and hidden it around the library. Using the clues we provide, you'll go on a treasure hunt for the gold—and don't forget to count along the way so we can make sure every gold piece is found. Find all the treasure, and... Find out more »

Tuesday March 5th

Toddler Time is a FREE program for children ages 0 to 2. We sing, read stories, and play, all while teaching young children early literacy and social skills. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. A FREE program for children ages 3 to 5. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. A FREE program for children ages 3 to 5. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Use our Snap Circuits set to learn the basics of electronics! Using these deceptively simple kits, you can follow the directions provided to create exciting circuitry projects like light bulbs, motors, or an AM radio. Then, take the concepts you learn and a dash of imagination to create something new of your own! 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 »

Wednesday March 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 »

Thursday March 7th

Join us to explore other worlds and battle it out in some of the best indie game experiences available on the STEAM gaming platform! Each location will feature different games. Find out more »
Join us to learn about St. Patrick’s Day with fun crafts and tasty green snacks and drinks—plus cheese it up in our photo booth. Don’t forget to wear green! For all ages. Find out more »

Monday March 11th

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 12th

Toddler Time is a FREE program for children ages 0 to 2. We sing, read stories, and play, all while teaching young children early literacy and social skills. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. A FREE program for children ages 3 to 5. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. A FREE program for children ages 3 to 5. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Join other Minecrafters to explore, build, battle, and survive in exciting virtual worlds, including River Cloud, BCPL's own Minecraft realm. Plus, we'll have more Minecraft-themed games, crafts, free refreshments, and Roblox access! A limited number of laptops and BCPL Minecraft accounts will be provided. 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 »

Wednesday March 13th

A fun, casual hangout for homeschooling parents and their kids! Connect with other members of the homeschool community at your favorite BCPL branch location! We’ll have an optional activity at each session, but the main purpose of this program is to give you a fun and casual hangout to share experiences and get to know... 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 March 14th

Join us for a special activity during our regular TPC meeting time (and beyond)! Dress up in your prom formal wear to get FREE, professional promo photos taken by Melanie Hales Photography. Participants will receive one print photo and a digital file. Plus, visit our TPC photo booth to pose for a few fun, informal photos. 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 »

Saturday March 16th

Join Bee Is for Bullitt County and BCPL to paint hive boxes that will be placed around Bullitt County as public art pieces. Plus, explore the importance of Kentucky’s native plants and pollinators and learn how these boxes will do more than just beautify your community. Find out more »

Monday March 18th

Join us to celebrate all things Eric Carle through colorful craft projects inspired by his books and art. Drop in, and be prepared for some messy, creative fun! For ages 3–5. Find out more »

Tuesday March 19th

Toddler Time is a FREE program for children ages 0 to 2. We sing, read stories, and play, all while teaching young children early literacy and social skills. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. A FREE program for children ages 3 to 5. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. A FREE program for children ages 3 to 5. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Celebrate the coming of Spring by capturing it in a jar! We will be designing our own plant environments that will help you to preserve this special season year round. 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 »

Wednesday March 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 »

Thursday March 21st

Use our Snap Circuits set to learn the basics of electronics! Using these deceptively simple kits, you can follow the directions provided to create exciting circuitry projects like light bulbs, motors, or an AM radio. Then, take the concepts you learn and a dash of imagination to create something new of your own! Find out more »
This month, join us for JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM. Three years after the destruction of the Jurassic World theme park, Owen Grady and Clarie Dearing return to the island to save the remaining dinosaurs from an imminent volcano eruption. Drinks and snacks will be provided. Find out more »

Friday March 22nd

Join us as we share stories using Hoopla’s books turned into video! During each session, we'll explore a new theme and two or three exciting stories. Well-loved children's books will animate and entertain in a fun and engaging way so that you can read along and experience the books like never before. Plus, enjoy... Find out more »

Monday March 25th

Choose your game; pick your opponents!... Available games will include Candyland, Cooties, Battleship, Trouble, Phase 10, and so much more. You can test your skills against your own family—or challenge another family to see who will prevail! For all ages. Just drop in! Find out more »

Tuesday March 26th

Toddler Time is a FREE program for children ages 0 to 2. We sing, read stories, and play, all while teaching young children early literacy and social skills. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. A FREE program for children ages 3 to 5. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. A FREE program for children ages 3 to 5. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. 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 »

Wednesday March 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 »

Thursday March 28th

Let your inner artist come out to play as we experiment with OIL PASTELS! We'll be armed with books, ideas, and a ton of sample works to spark your creativity, but your artistic masterpiece is completely up to you. For ages 5–11. Find out more »

Saturday March 30th

Join us for an intimate, family-friendly musical experience featuring the NouLou Chamber Players and Louisville Youth Orchestra! Listen to the strings, woodwinds, and brass as students and professionals alike play together in beautiful harmony. For all ages; just drop in! Find out more »

Tuesday April 2nd

Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. A FREE program for children ages 3 to 5. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. A FREE program for children ages 3 to 5. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Calling all Roblox fans! Come learn to create a Roblox game of your own to play and share with your friends. Find out more »

Wednesday April 3rd

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 April 4th

We're keeping it free and loose for Spring Break! Join us to simply relax, hang out, and enjoy free snacks and drinks with your friends. A variety of games will also be available to choose from. Find out more »

Tuesday April 9th

Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. A FREE program for children ages 3 to 5. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. A FREE program for children ages 3 to 5. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Join other Minecrafters to explore, build, battle, and survive in exciting virtual worlds, including River Cloud, BCPL's own Minecraft realm. Plus, we'll have more Minecraft-themed games, crafts, free refreshments, and Roblox access! A limited number of laptops and BCPL Minecraft accounts will be provided. Find out more »

Wednesday April 10th

A fun, casual hangout for homeschooling parents and their kids! Connect with other members of the homeschool community at your favorite BCPL branch location! We’ll have an optional activity at each session, but the main purpose of this program is to give you a fun and casual hangout to share experiences and get to know... 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 April 11th

Join forces with other cool teens and our awesome Teen Services team to help plan big events, suggest new teen programs, and recommend books and movies for our collection. 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 »

Tuesday April 16th

Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. A FREE program for children ages 3 to 5. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. A FREE program for children ages 3 to 5. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Use magazines, art supplies, photos, and a few odd trinkets to create a collage of all your favorite things! Don't forget to bring any personal items you might wish to include—from printed photos to movie or concert tickets, feathers, dried flowers, news clippings, personal notes or stationery, stickers, keepsake cards, or even bits of... Find out more »

Wednesday April 17th

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 April 18th

Calling all Roblox fans! Come learn to create a Roblox game of your own to play and share with your friends. Find out more »
This month, join us for THE HOUSE WITH THE CLOCK IN ITS WALLS. When a ten-year-old orphan named Lewis moves into a creaky old mansion with his uncle, he discovers that magic is real and must race to destroy a magical clock before it can fall into the wrong hands. Drinks and snacks will be... Find out more »

Tuesday April 23rd

Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. A FREE program for children ages 3 to 5. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. A FREE program for children ages 3 to 5. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »

Wednesday April 24th

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 April 25th

Let your inner artist come out to play as we experiment with ACRYLIC PAINT! We'll be armed with books, ideas, and a ton of sample works to spark your creativity, but your artistic masterpiece is completely up to you. For ages 5–11. Find out more »

Saturday April 27th

Bring your seeds, cuttings, and transplants to trade and share! Plus enjoy gardening-related door prizes, demonstrations and advice, and a display of recyclable and repurposed gardening tools. Materials for sharing and repotting will be provided. Find out more »

Tuesday April 30th

Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. A FREE program for children ages 3 to 5. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. A FREE program for children ages 3 to 5. A parent or caregiver must remain with the child at all times. Registration is required for a select number of reserved seats. Find out more »

Wednesday May 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 May 2nd

Calling all fandoms! Join us to hang out, relax, and meet new friends who obsess over the same game, TV show, YouTube creator, singer, or book series you do. A wide variety of video games, tabletop games, and card games will be available—plus karaoke, BCPL laptop access, and more! We’ll also have drinks and... Find out more »

Tuesday May 7th

Come explore cool tech tools and techniques you can use to pursue your digital passions. A new topic—and sometimes an awesome guest speaker!—will be featured each month. We'll also have drinks and snacks if you just want to chill and hang with your friends. Find out more »

Wednesday May 8th

A fun, casual hangout for homeschooling parents and their kids! Connect with other members of the homeschool community at your favorite BCPL branch location! We’ll have an optional activity at each session, but the main purpose of this program is to give you a fun and casual hangout to share experiences and get to know... 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 May 9th

Join forces with other cool teens and our awesome Teen Services team to help plan big events, suggest new teen programs, and recommend books and movies for our collection. 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 »

Tuesday May 14th

Join other Minecrafters to explore, build, battle, and survive in exciting virtual worlds, including River Cloud, BCPL's own Minecraft realm. Plus, we'll have more Minecraft-themed games, crafts, free refreshments, and Roblox access! A limited number of laptops and BCPL Minecraft accounts will be provided. Find out more »

Wednesday May 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 »

Thursday May 16th

Come explore cool tech tools and techniques you can use to pursue your digital passions. A new topic—and sometimes an awesome guest speaker!—will be featured each month. We'll also have drinks and snacks if you just want to chill and hang with your friends. Find out more »

Tuesday May 21st

Use magazines, art supplies, photos, and a few odd trinkets to create a collage of all your favorite things! Don't forget to bring any personal items you might wish to include—from printed photos to movie or concert tickets, feathers, dried flowers, news clippings, personal notes or stationery, stickers, keepsake cards, or even bits of... Find out more »

Wednesday May 22nd

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 »

Wednesday May 29th

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 »

Wednesday June 5th

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 »

Wednesday June 12th

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 »

Wednesday June 19th

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 »
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