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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 Rd
Mt Washington,  KY  40047  United States

Upcoming Events at Mt. Washington Branch

Tuesday February 18th

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 »

Wednesday February 19th

Grab your good luck charm and head to the library for a fun night of bingo! Make it a family outing, bring a group of friends for a super-casual night out, or come alone to get your serious bingo on. All ages. 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 »

Thursday February 27th

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 create your own Pokémon and trading card! Ages 7–18..... 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 »

Sunday March 1st

Grab your partner and join Steve and Donna for an afternoon all about letting loose and trying a few new dance steps. In March, bring your partner and learn to waltz. Ages 16 and up. 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 »
Celebrate an evening of bingo and fun—but don't stop there, it's only begun. Light refreshments provided while we have the supplies, and lucky winners will choose a "Seusstastic" surprise! All ages. 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 »

Wednesday March 18th

Grab your good luck charm and head to the library for a fun night of bingo! Make it a family outing, bring a group of friends for a super-casual night out, or come alone to get your serious bingo on. All ages. Find out more »

Thursday March 19th

Explore your senses and experiment with a variety of sensory activities, including ooey, gooey slime and fascinating kinetic sand. Ages 12–18. Find out more »
This month, join us for Disney's FROZEN II! Snacks and drinks will be provided. All ages. 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 »

Saturday March 21st

Create beautiful jewelry using skills you learned in kindergarten! Cut, glue, and decorate your way to a unique set of earrings that are sure to have everyone talking. Ages 13 and up. 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 »

Wednesday March 25th

Immerse yourself in the wacky world of Dr. Seuss! Stop by the Yertle the Turtle station for some hands-on turtle fun, create your own aquarium by adding one fish (or two), and enjoy many more creative activities and crafts to stimulate the imagination. Ages 3 to 5. Find out more »

Thursday March 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. Plus, this month mold your own Pokémon eraser! Ages 7–18. 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 »

Tuesday March 31st

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 April 1st

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 April 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 April 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, celebrate the spring season! Ages 3–5. Find out more »

Sunday April 5th

Grab your partner and join Steve and Donna for an afternoon all about letting loose and trying a few new dance steps. In April, bring your partner and feel the rhythm as you learn to rumba. Ages 16 and up. Find out more »

Monday April 6th

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 April 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 »
Join us to paint a unique, colorful masterpiece on the first Tuesday of the month! In April, follow along and be inspired by talented artists on Creativebug to create mixed-media art journal pages with a twist. Ages 12 and up. Find out more »

Wednesday April 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 »

Thursday April 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 April 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 »

Monday April 13th

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 April 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 »
Bring your lunch and come discuss our latest book selection! This month, join us at Mt. Washington to discuss CIRCLING THE SUN by Paula McLain. 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 April 15th

Grab your good luck charm and head to the library for a fun night of bingo! Make it a family outing, bring a group of friends for a super-casual night out, or come alone to get your serious bingo on. All ages. Find out more »

Thursday April 16th

Come enjoy an evening of delicious treats as you try a variety of Oreo cookies. Challenge your taste buds as you try to guess our mystery flavors and rate the yummy factor of each one. Ages 12–18. Find out more »

Friday April 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 »
Get ready for spring and the Derby when you create a fancy fascinator or hat! With the supplies and helpful demonstration we'll provide, design a one-of-a-kind accessory that will help you stand out in the crowd. Ages 10 and up. Find out more »

Saturday April 18th

Join local artisan Tonya Tate, owner of Nature's Bath, and learn to create your own custom lotions and potions! Tonya will demonstrate how you can whip up your own soothing lotions with essential oils, then you can get hands-on as you create your own personalized healing balm featuring beeswax and honey. Ages 16 and... Find out more »

Monday April 20th

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 April 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 »
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