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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

Saturday April 13th

Join local artisan Tonya Tate, owner of Nature's Bath, as she teaches you to make your own bath and shower fizzies. With your own customized bath products, you can enjoy personalized relaxation and aromatherapy products anytime—and any season!—you like. For ages 13 and up. Find out more »

Tuesday April 16th

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 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 »

Saturday April 20th

Want to add a little color to the daily grind? Need help managing jam-packed schedules but don’t know where to start? Join Julie Howe as she teaches us how to get organized—and have a lot of fun!—with personalized bullet journals. Find out more »

Monday April 22nd

Explore all your senses as master gardener Faye Bennett shares information about herbs, how they are used, and how to grow your very own. Plus, the young herbalists will make a tasty pizza out of herbs to take home and bake...Yum! Find out more »

Tuesday April 23rd

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 »

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

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 »
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 »

Monday April 29th

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 »
Pamper yourself with science! Learn to create your own bath scrubs, lip scrubs, and glosses from everyday household products. For ages 8–12. Find out more »

Tuesday April 30th

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 »

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

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 »
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 »

Friday May 3rd

Join us for our first ever How-To Festival, where you can explore a wide variety of demonstrations to discover just how many things you can learn to do in only a few hours. From braiding hair to photography, basic car maintenance, buying a house, and even making your own lightsaber, we've got something for... Find out more »

Monday May 6th

Join us for a fun evening painting bath bombs and creating sugar scrubs provided by Serenity Grace. Bring your creativity, and we'll have the supplies you need to make the perfect relaxation kit for Mom this Mother's Day. 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 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 »

Friday May 10th

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 »

Tuesday May 14th

Bring your lunch and come discuss our latest book selection! This month, join us at Mt. Washington to discuss THE NIGHT TRAIN by Clyde Edgerton. Find out more »
Off the Shelf Teen Book Club is now at our Mt. Washington location with an all-new format! Join us on the 2nd Tuesday of the month to hang out, eat snacks, make crafts, and talk about books. Each month, we'll have a different theme to explore, beginning with SPACE on May 14th. 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 »
This month, join us for BUMBLEBEE. In 1987, Bumblebee seeks refuge at an old junkyard after being scarred and broken in battle. Charlie, a teenager, stumbles upon Bumblebee and soon finds out he is not an ordinary yellow VW Beetle. Drinks and snacks will be provided. Find out more »

Monday May 20th

Join us to watch the original CBS coverage from this momentous event, plus reminisce about your experiences from the day or enjoy hearing the stories of those who were there. We'll also enjoy some popular snacks from 1969 while supplies last—Tang, anyone? Find out more »

Tuesday May 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 »
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 »
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 22nd

Did you know that the right scents can boost energy, promote healing, and provide a respite from a difficult day? Join massage therapist Ginger Appleford to learn the basics of aromatherapy, including potential risks and benefits. Plus, use a variety of essential and carrier oils to create your own custom bath salts! 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 23rd

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 »
Join us to use your creative talents to jazz up a finished painting. Use materials we'll provide to make stylized additions, or paint something completely off the wall—it's totally up to you and your imagination. For ages 12 and up. Find out more »

Tuesday May 28th

Come hang out, socialize, and watch THE MASK, starring Jim Carrey and Cameron Diaz. Plus, enjoy our "make your own popcorn" bar where you can add a variety of tasty toppings like savory butter seasonings and sweet candy bites. 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 »

Thursday May 30th

Join us to make out-of-this-world moon pie creations that are so good you can’t help but eat them. For all ages. Find out more »

Friday May 31st

Gather around the card table and join us for some after-hours fun as we play a variety of classic dice games! Additional games, great conversation, and light refreshments will also be provided. Find out more »

Saturday June 1st

SUPER SATURDAY | Join ambassadors from Kentucky Down Under for a hands-on adventure with some amazing animals. Find out more »

Monday June 3rd

FAMILY FUN NIGHT | Play, learn, and explore in the world of Minecraft at this special event dedicated to our mini miners. For ages 5–9 and their families. Find out more »

Tuesday June 4th

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 »
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 »

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 »

Thursday June 6th

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 »
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 »
Join us for an explosive journey into space with Kentucky Science Center! We'll learn some fascinating facts about the role our Earth plays in the greater solar system, then you can bust out your inner rocket scientist with a variety of experiments and activities exploring gravity, rockets, and more! Ages 11–18. Find out more »

Monday June 10th

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 Star Wars chess set! For players of all ages and skill levels. Find out more »

Tuesday June 11th

FOR AGES 0–4. Explore a universe of possibilities though Weekly Wonders! This week, it'll be all about robots as you color your own robot masterpiece. Find out more »
FOR AGES 5–11. Explore a universe of possibilities though Weekly Wonders! This week, it'll be all about robots as you build amazing robot creations from LEGOs. Find out more »
Bring your lunch and come discuss our latest book selection! This month, join us at Mt. Washington to discuss THUNDER DOG by Michael Hingson. Find out more »
Off the Shelf Teen Book Club is now at our Mt. Washington location with an all-new format! Join us on the 2nd Tuesday of the month to hang out, eat snacks, make crafts, and talk about books. Each month, we'll have a different theme to explore, beginning with SPACE on May 14th. 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 »

Friday June 14th

Come celebrate creatures big and small as BCPL brings the zoo to you! Louisville Zoo ambassadors will be here to tell us all about some of their most fascinating creatures. Plus, you can meet, greet, and even touch a few amazing animal friends. Find out more »

Tuesday June 18th

FOR AGES 0–4. Explore a universe of possibilities though Weekly Wonders! This week, we're exploring our solar system. Find out more »
FOR AGES 5–11. Explore a universe of possibilities though Weekly Wonders! This week, we're building our own solar systems. You can model the system we live in our use your imagination to create a new system of your own! 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 »
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 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 »

Thursday June 20th

Using a variety of tasty items—icing, sprinkles, candies, and more—compete against your friends and peers to see who can design the best, most otherworldy space-themed cupcake. The victor will receive a $25 Visa gift card prize! Ages 11–18. Find out more »
This month, join us for THE LEGO MOVIE 2: THE SECOND PART. The battle to defeat the new invaders and restore harmony to the LEGO universe will test the courage and creativity of Emmet, Lucy, Batman, and the rest of their friends by taking them to faraway, unexplored worlds. Find out more »

Monday June 24th

Slide on your favorite flip-flops and grab a great book—or two!—and head over to the library for a laid-back summer book club. Relax with a cool blended drink (with a tiny umbrella) and discuss your favorite summer reads with the group. For ages 16 and up. Find out more »

Tuesday June 25th

FOR AGES 0–4. Explore a universe of possibilities though Weekly Wonders! This week, get ready for an alien invasion as we make our own alien masks. Find out more »
This scheduled visit has been canceled by the KIPDA Assister. We apologize for any inconvenience. Find out more »
FOR AGES 5–11. Explore a universe of possibilities though Weekly Wonders! This week, get ready for an out-of-this-world adventure as we design and build our own alien space ships. Find out more »
Come hang out, socialize, and watch SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING. Plus, enjoy our "make your own popcorn" bar where you can add a variety of tasty toppings like savory butter seasonings and sweet candy bites. Find out more »

Wednesday June 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 »

Thursday June 27th

Join forces with other cool teens and our awesome Teen Services team to get ready for our Murder Mystery Whodunit, coming to Mt. Washington Branch Library on Friday, June 28th. Find out more »

Friday June 28th

Calling all amateur detectives! A crime has been committed at the library, and we need your help to solve it. Travel back to the 1920s with your fellow detectives and work together to follow the clues and find the culprit. First, enjoy a three-course dinner while you get to know all of the characters.... Find out more »

Saturday June 29th

SUPER SATURDAY | Join Bright Star Touring Theatre for a play that will take you through the history of flight and space travel from the Wright Brothers at the beaches of Kitty Hawk to the moon and beyond! Find out more »

Tuesday July 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 »

Wednesday July 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 »

Friday July 5th

Gather around the card table and join us for some after-hours fun as we play poker. We won't be playing with real money, but the prizes will be real! Additional games, great conversation, and light refreshments will also be provided. Find out more »

Sunday July 7th

Put your dancing shoes on… Join Steve and Donna for a swingin’ afternoon all about letting loose and trying a few new dance steps. Explore a variety of dance styles through demonstrations and beginner instruction in West Coast Swing, salsa, and even the state dance of Kentucky, clogging. Who knows, dancing may become your... Find out more »

Monday July 8th

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 Star Wars chess set! For players of all ages and skill levels. Find out more »

Tuesday July 9th

AGES 0–4. Explore a universe of possibilities though Weekly Wonders! This week, let your creativity take off as we learn about and paint rockets. Find out more »
AGES 5–11. Explore a universe of possibilities though Weekly Wonders! This week, you'll create your own rockets before putting them to the ultimate test. 3-2-1-LAUNCH! Find out more »
Bring your lunch and come discuss our latest book selection! This month, join us at Mt. Washington to discuss THE RIDE OF OUR LIVES by Mike Leonard. Find out more »
Off the Shelf Teen Book Club is now at our Mt. Washington location with an all-new format! Join us on the 2nd Tuesday of the month to hang out, eat snacks, make crafts, and talk about books. Each month, we'll have a different theme to explore, beginning with SPACE on May 14th. Find out more »

Wednesday July 10th

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 July 11th

Bring your best food decorating skills (and your appetite) to see if you can Nail It! Get ready to star in BCPL's own take on the popular Netflix show as we challenge you to create your own edible masterpieces. For ages 11–18. Find out more »

Monday July 15th

Slide on your favorite flip-flops and grab a great book—or two!—and head over to the library for a laid-back summer book club. Relax with a cool blended drink (with a tiny umbrella) and discuss your favorite summer reads with the group. For ages 16 and up. Find out more »

Tuesday July 16th

FOR AGES 0–4. Explore a universe of possibilities though Weekly Wonders! This week, get starstruck as you create your own beautiful night sky with glow-in-the-dark stars. Find out more »
FOR AGES 5–11. Explore a universe of possibilities though Weekly Wonders! This week, reach for the stars as you connect glow-in-the-dark stars to make your own constellations. 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 »
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 July 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 July 18th

Have you ever been curious about how movie makeup can look so real? Join professionally trained artist Leeaha Sharp to learn about special-effects makeup and discover how to create some movie magic of your own. Find out more »
This month, join us for CAPTAIN MARVEL. Captain Marvel tries to harness her special powers to end an intergalactic war between her people and the Skrulls all while uncovering the secrets of her past. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Find out more »
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