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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

Tuesday December 18th

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 »
On the 3rd Tuesday of each month, come explore your artistic limits! In December, experiment with Cubelets and learn to make your own awesome robot creations that light up, move, make noise, and more! Beep boop! Find out more »

Thursday December 20th

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 »
This month, join us for THE POLAR EXPRESS. On Christmas Eve, a young boy takes the Polar Express on a magical journey to the North Pole. During his adventure, the boy learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas. Free snacks and drinks will be provided. Find out more »

Thursday January 3rd

The animals are taking a break from the arctic cold to come to BCPL! Join us for an amazing blend of fact and fun as Silly Safaris brings in a few arctic animal friends for a meet and greet! The funologists of Silly Safaris will introduce you to a variety of animals that can... Find out more »
Skip over to the library and go WILD in our UNO Tournament! Players will compete in small groups for a chance to win a selection of prizes. Find out more »

Saturday January 5th

Get the tips and tools you need to help your child prepare for school! In this 1-hour session, we'll work on color recognition and vocabulary. 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 »

Tuesday January 8th

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 »
Bring your lunch and come discuss our latest book selection! THE WALK by Richard Paul Evans. Find out more »
Your toddler will learn simple dance moves and build social skills in this 45-minute session with Dance Unlimited. For ages 2–5. Just drop in! Space will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Questions? Call Angel at 543-7675 ext. 2556 or e-mail angel@bcplib.org. 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 January 9th

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 »

Thursday January 10th

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 »

Monday January 14th

Join local textile artist Kim Upton as she starts us on the path to a new hobby—or two! Participants will create a handmade loom then start a simple project to learn the beginning skills of weaving. Plus, enjoy a demonstration on how to spin your own yarn. For ages 13 & up. Find out more »
Regardless of the weather outside, come celebrate the happiness of a Snow Day with a variety of winter-themed crafts, a fun snowman game, and an activity on the top of everyone's Snow Day to-do lists: a snowball fight! That's right, we'll have a snowball fight inside the library... And it will be epic! For children of... Find out more »

Tuesday January 15th

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 »
On the 3rd Tuesday of each month, come explore your artistic limits! In January, we challenge you to make the ugliest art possible from the supplies we'll provide. . Find out more »

Thursday January 17th

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 »
This month, join us for TEEN TITANS GO! TO THE MOVIES. The Teen Titans decide it is their turn to be in the Hollywood spotlight, but their plans for stardom are put on pause when a supervillain tries to take over the planet. Drinks and snacks will be provided. Find out more »

Tuesday January 22nd

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 »

Thursday January 24th

Let your inner artist come out to play as we experiment with WATERCOLORS! 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 January 25th

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 »

Tuesday January 29th

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 »

Thursday January 31st

Join us for a friendly, fun-filled night of bingo for one and all! Bring the whole family, or come on your own to battle for books. If you win a round, you get to choose a book from the book table for your home library. Find out more »

Saturday February 2nd

Join BCPL and author Stephanie Feger to try a new way to face the new year with consideration, imagination, and inspiration. Elaborating on the life lessons she writes about in her book, COLOR TODAY PRETTY, Feger will offer guidance and practical steps on how to change yourself and your life in 2019. Part two of... Find out more »

Monday February 4th

BCPL is spreading kindness—and you can help! Use your creativity and your compassion to create a special Valentine’s card, and our Outreach team will distribute the cards throughout the community to those who need a smile. For all ages. Find out more »

Tuesday February 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 »
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 »

Thursday February 7th

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 February 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 »

Wednesday February 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 »

Thursday February 14th

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 »

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 »
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 »
On the 3rd Tuesday of each month, come explore your artistic limits! In November, we challenge you to make an awesome LEGO construction. Find out more »

Thursday February 21st

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »
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 »

Thursday March 7th

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 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 »

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 »

Thursday March 14th

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 »

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 »
On the 3rd Tuesday of each month, come explore your artistic limits! In November, we challenge you to make an awesome LEGO construction. Find out more »

Thursday March 21st

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »
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 »

Thursday April 4th

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 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 »

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 »

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 »
On the 3rd Tuesday of each month, come explore your artistic limits! In November, we challenge you to make an awesome LEGO construction. Find out more »

Thursday April 18th

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 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »
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