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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

Friday December 13th

Sensational sensory fun awaits! Bring your little ones to the library to explore sensory learning designed to create an early, natural introduction to the scientific processes as children play and investigate. Plus, grab a new takeaway project each month to help you and your child to continue sensory learning at home. Ages 0–4. Find out more »

Saturday December 14th

Join us for a jolly-good breakfast with Santa and a classic holiday tale. After we've filled our bellies, join us for a photo opportunity and meet and greet with the Big Man himself. But watch out, the Grinch could be lurking around too! All ages. Find out more »
Come together as a family and join us to decorate beautiful, rustic wood ornaments. Using paint and stencils, design not one, but TWO, holiday ornaments perfect for the tree or to give as a one-of-a-kind gift to someone special. Ages 5–11 and their families. Find out more »

Monday December 16th

Join us for a fun night dedicated to the Grinch that is sure to make your heart grow three sizes. Enjoy a showing of the classic holiday film How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966), decorate festive ornaments, and even catch a photo-op with the Mean Green One himself! Children of all ages. Find out more »

Tuesday December 17th

Toddler Time for ages 0 to 2 is designed to help lay the foundation for lifelong learning through a combination of stories, songs, and play. Join us to help your little one start their early-learning adventure! Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. We strive to create fun and rich experiences that will prepare children for school while building a love of books, libraries, and learning that will stay with them for a lifetime. For age 3–5. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. We strive to create fun and rich experiences that will prepare children for school while building a love of books, libraries, and learning that will stay with them for a lifetime. For age 3–5. Find out more »
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 December 18th

A KentuckianaWorks advisor will be on-site offering free career services. Get assistance with resumés, job interview skills, training opportunities, job search strategies, and more! Walk-ins are welcome. Find out more »
Grab your good luck charm and head to the library for a fun night of bingo! Bring a group of friends for a super-casual night out, or come alone to get your serious bingo on. Ages 18 and up. Find out more »

Thursday December 19th

This month, join us for a holiday favorite: A CHRISTMAS STORY! Snacks and drinks will be provided. All ages. Find out more »

Friday December 20th

Explore fun social activities designed to encourage children to engage with their peers, exert more independence, and use their imagination through cooperative learning, creating, and play. Enjoy a new activity at each meetup, from fingerpainting and LEGO creations to dancing, imaginative play with toys, and fun with bubbles! Ages 3–5. Find out more »

Monday December 23rd

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 »

Wednesday December 25th

A KentuckianaWorks advisor will be on-site offering free career services. Get assistance with resumés, job interview skills, training opportunities, job search strategies, and more! Walk-ins are welcome. Find out more »

Thursday December 26th

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

Thursday January 2nd

Play on our gaming laptops, explore the world of virtual reality, create your own art projects, tinker with a variety of technology and engineering tools, get your game on with an assortment of board and card games, and share the experience with your friends. Ages 12–18. Find out more »

Friday January 3rd

Experience storytime like never before through a magical combination of children's books and technology. Plus, we'll have fun crafts and activities to reinforce stories and new concepts—just like at any other BCPL storytime! This month, enjoy fun stories about some sleepy critters. Ages 3–5. Find out more »

Saturday January 4th

Get the tips and tools you need to help your child prepare for school! In this workshop, we'll explore color recognition and vocabulary 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 until our next workshop. Ages 3–5. Find out more »
Regardless of the weather outside, come celebrate the happiness of a Snow Day with a variety of stories, winter-themed crafts, and an activity on the top of everyone's Snow Day to-do list: a snowball fight! That's right, we'll have a snowball fight inside the library... And it will be epic! Ages 3–5. Find out more »

Monday January 6th

Come create your own festive holiday wreath of the month. Children of all ages. Find out more »

Tuesday January 7th

Toddler Time for ages 0 to 2 is designed to help lay the foundation for lifelong learning through a combination of stories, songs, and play. Join us to help your little one start their early-learning adventure! Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. We strive to create fun and rich experiences that will prepare children for school while building a love of books, libraries, and learning that will stay with them for a lifetime. For age 3–5. Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. We strive to create fun and rich experiences that will prepare children for school while building a love of books, libraries, and learning that will stay with them for a lifetime. For age 3–5. Find out more »
We're calling a Snow Day! Join us for a warm and cozy evening of wintry fun including a movie of your choice, a hot chocolate bar, and an outrageous indoor snowball fight. Plus, create a "cool" icicle project to grow your own crystals. Ages 12–18. Find out more »

Wednesday January 8th

Connect with other members of the homeschool community! We'll have activities at each session for different ages and interests, but the main purpose of this program is to give you a fun and casual hangout to share experiences and get to know other homeschooling families. Parents and families just curious about homeschooling are welcome... Find out more »
A KentuckianaWorks advisor will be on-site offering free career services. Get assistance with resumés, job interview skills, training opportunities, job search strategies, and more! Walk-ins are welcome. Find out more »

Thursday January 9th

Play on our gaming laptops, explore the world of virtual reality, create your own art projects, tinker with a variety of technology and engineering tools, get your game on with an assortment of board and card games, and share the experience with your friends. Ages 12–18. Find out more »
Show off your LEGO-building skills at the library! We'll provide the LEGO bricks—you provide the imagination! Ages 5–11. Find out more »

Friday January 10th

Sensational sensory fun awaits! Bring your little ones to the library to explore sensory learning designed to create an early, natural introduction to the scientific processes as children play and investigate. Plus, grab a new takeaway project each month to help you and your child to continue sensory learning at home. Ages 0–4. Find out more »

Monday January 13th

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. and his iconic "I Have a Dream" speech! Take a journey through time as you watch a clip of the famous 1963 speech, then write down your own dreams for the future. Plus, kids can create a special keepsake card to commemorate their dreams (and their handprints!). All ages. Find out more »

Tuesday January 14th

Toddler Time for ages 0 to 2 is designed to help lay the foundation for lifelong learning through a combination of stories, songs, and play. Join us to help your little one start their early-learning adventure! Find out more »
Early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. We strive to create fun and rich experiences that will prepare children for school while building a love of books, libraries, and learning that will stay with them for a lifetime. For age 3–5. Find out more »
Bring your lunch and come discuss our latest book selection! This month, join us at Mt. Washington to discuss A HEARTH IN CANDLEWOOD by Delia Parr. 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 January 15th

A KentuckianaWorks advisor will be on-site offering free career services. Get assistance with resumés, job interview skills, training opportunities, job search strategies, and more! Walk-ins are welcome. Find out more »
Grab your good luck charm and head to the library for a fun night of bingo! Bring a group of friends for a super-casual night out, or come alone to get your serious bingo on. Ages 18 and up. Find out more »

Thursday January 16th

This month, join us for DORA AND THE LOST CITY OF GOLD, a live-action film in which the popular children's character works to solve a mystery related to an ancient civilization and her missing parents. Snacks and drinks will be provided. All ages. Find out more »

Friday January 17th

Explore fun social activities designed to encourage children to engage with their peers, exert more independence, and use their imagination through cooperative learning, creating, and play. Enjoy a new activity at each meetup, from fingerpainting and LEGO creations to dancing, imaginative play with toys, and fun with bubbles! Ages 3–5. Find out more »

Tuesday January 21st

Toddler Time for ages 0 to 2 is designed to help lay the foundation for lifelong learning through a combination of stories, songs, and play. Join us to help your little one start their early-learning adventure! Find out more »
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 »

Wednesday January 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 »

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 »

Wednesday January 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 »

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 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

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 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 »
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 »
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 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 »

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 »

Wednesday February 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 »

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 »

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 »

Wednesday February 26th

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 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 »
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 »
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