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Mt. Washington Branch

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About This Location

Features & Services:

  • Activity boards to encourage and facilitate educational play for children
  • Art wall
  • Copy, fax, printing, scanning & laminating services
  • Curbside Pickup service
  • GO! Totes
  • Meeting room  View Calendar
  • Public computers & free Wi-Fi
  • Reference services & research help
  • Selection of Take & Make Activity Kits for all ages
  • Test proctoring

Phone: 502-538-7560
Fax: 502-538-2696
E-mail: [email protected]
Branch Manager: Pam


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214 N. Bardstown Road
Mt. Washington,  KY  40047  United States

Upcoming Events at Mt. Washington Branch

Saturday March 21st

All Bullitt County Public Library locations will be CLOSED to the public through Sunday, March 29th, and in-person programming and meeting room use have been suspended. Please note, this event will be rescheduled when we resume in-person programming. Find out more »

Monday March 23rd

All Bullitt County Public Library locations will be CLOSED to the public through Sunday, March 29th, and in-person programming and meeting room use have been suspended. Find out more »
All Bullitt County Public Library locations will be CLOSED to the public through Sunday, March 29th, and in-person programming and meeting room use have been suspended. Find out more »
All Bullitt County Public Library locations will be CLOSED to the public through Sunday, March 29th, and in-person programming and meeting room use have been suspended. Find out more »
All Bullitt County Public Library locations will be CLOSED to the public through Sunday, March 29th, and in-person programming and meeting room use have been suspended. Find out more »

Tuesday March 24th

All Bullitt County Public Library locations will be CLOSED to the public through Sunday, March 29th, and in-person programming and meeting room use have been suspended. Find out more »

Wednesday March 25th

All Bullitt County Public Library locations will be CLOSED to the public through Sunday, March 29th, and in-person programming and meeting room use have been suspended. Find out more »

Thursday March 26th

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Saturday March 28th

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Monday March 30th

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »
All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Friday April 3rd

This event has been canceled due to staff training. All BCPL locations will be closed Friday, April 3rd for Staff Development Day. 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

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »
All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Tuesday April 7th

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

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Thursday April 9th

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Friday April 10th

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Saturday April 11th

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. However, Grow Wilder has begun a discussion group on this topic. Find Why Grow Wild: Gardening with Native Plants at www.facebook.com/groups/588360758460416. Find out more »

Monday April 13th

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Tuesday April 14th

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Thursday April 16th

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »
All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Friday April 17th

Like Derby 2020, this event had been postponed. Please stay tuned for a new summer date! Find out more »

Saturday April 18th

This event has been postponed until the fall. We'll make an announcement when the new date is set, and previously registered patrons will contacted directly. Find out more »

Monday April 20th

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! PLEASE NOTE: This event will be rescheduled when in-person programming resumes. Find out more »

Thursday April 23rd

Our in-person meetup has been canceled. but please stay tuned to our Facebook page! We have an egg-citing announcement coming soon. Find out more »

Friday April 24th

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! PLEASE NOTE: This event will be rescheduled when in-person programming resumes. Find out more »

Saturday April 25th

Our annual seed and plant exchange has been canceled, but we are looking forward to an all-new community gardening event in the fall. Plus, Gayle will be sharing a variety of Seed & Plant Exchange projects soon on our Facebook page. Please stay tuned! Find out more »

Monday April 27th

All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »
All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Sunday May 3rd

This event has been canceled in response to the public health crisis. But please stay tuned! We will be rescheduling later and/or offering some virtual dance classes soon. Find out more »

Tuesday May 5th

All in-person programming has been canceled until further notice. But please stay tuned to our website and social media pages for an exciting lineup of virtual events! Find out more »

Thursday May 7th

All in-person programming has been canceled until further notice. But please stay tuned to our website and social media pages for an exciting lineup of virtual events! Find out more »

Saturday April 24th

Bring your seeds, plants, and other gardening items to trade and share! Exchange items should be prepared and ready to leave as is on our exchange table. Ages 18 and up. Find out more »

Sunday June 20th

We need your help to create a one-of-a-kind chalk mural! Add a unique drawing or favorite quote to the Mt. Washington Branch Library parking lot while supplies last. After adding your special touch to the mural, continue the fun at home with your own chalk adventures! All ages. Find out more »

Sunday July 25th

Join for a special launch event and giveaways from 1:00–3:00 PM! StoryWalks® will remain available at each location for one week after the launch event. Kids and families will enjoy a fun, interactive story about a lovable dog as they practice counting and learn about colors. Find out more »

Monday August 23rd

Book lovers unite on the fourth Monday of the month! Join us to discuss our latest book selection chosen by the group. In August, we are reading ON BENDED KNEES by Bill Cunningham and our discussion will be led by the author. Ages 18 & up. Find out more »

Tuesday August 24th

Our August session has been canceled due to the temporary library closing. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Hope to see you next month! Find out more »

Thursday September 2nd

Join us on Thursdays to create an active routine and meaningful social interactions. Enjoy games, cards, Wii Bowling, fun crafts, guest speakers, and more. Plus, discover all sorts of the helpful library resources and programs available to you. Ages 55 and up. 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 »

Tuesday September 7th

Join us to help your little one start their early-learning adventure! Toddler Time is designed to help lay the foundation for lifelong learning through a combination of stories, songs, and play. Ages 0–2. Find out more »
Reading becomes a favorite treat as we explore early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. This program is designed to provide kids a foundation for kindergarten and to offer a fun, safe space for children to learn, socialize, and play. For children of all ages and their families. Find out more »
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 »

Thursday September 9th

Join us on Thursdays to create an active routine and meaningful social interactions. Enjoy games, cards, Wii Bowling, fun crafts, guest speakers, and more. Plus, discover all sorts of the helpful library resources and programs available to you. Ages 55 and up. Find out more »
Trainers and Pokémaniacs unite on the 2nd Thursday of the month for Pokémon Club! Enjoy a fun new Pokémon-inspired activity at each session. Plus, visit entertaining activity stations to learn how to play the card game, trade some of your best creatures, and play fun Pokémon mini games. Ages 10 and up. Find out more »

Monday September 13th

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... Find out more »
Yo-ho-ho! Come party like a pirate! Put yer swashbuckler skills to the test as we learn to talk like a pirate and create our very own pirate flags and treasure maps. Plus, haul in some pirate gear and get captured in our photo booth. For children of all ages. Find out more »

Tuesday September 14th

Join us to help your little one start their early-learning adventure! Toddler Time is designed to help lay the foundation for lifelong learning through a combination of stories, songs, and play. Ages 0–2. Find out more »
Reading becomes a favorite treat as we explore early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. This program is designed to provide kids a foundation for kindergarten and to offer a fun, safe space for children to learn, socialize, and play. For children of all ages and their families. Find out more »
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 »

Thursday September 16th

Join us on Thursdays to create an active routine and meaningful social interactions. Enjoy games, cards, Wii Bowling, fun crafts, guest speakers, and more. Plus, discover all sorts of the helpful library resources and programs available to you. Ages 55 and up. 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 us to celebrate Batman Day coming up on September 18th! With the supplies we'll provide, decorate a fun Batman door hanger and use it to create your very own bat signal. All ages. Find out more »
This month, join us for WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY! Light refreshments will be provided. All ages. Find out more »

Friday September 17th

Get the tips and tools you need to help your child prepare for school! In this 1-hour session, we'll explore the alphabet with stations designed to help young children understand. Plus, parents will be provided resources to continue the learning at home. Ages 3–5. Find out more »

Monday September 20th

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... Find out more »
Join us to create your own arsenal of relaxing, self-care goodies with everything you need to treat yourself at home. Using essential oils and other household ingredients, you can create delightful sugar scrubs, therapeutic bath bombs, and much more! Ages 10 and up. Find out more »

Tuesday September 21st

Join us to help your little one start their early-learning adventure! Toddler Time is designed to help lay the foundation for lifelong learning through a combination of stories, songs, and play. Ages 0–2. Find out more »
Reading becomes a favorite treat as we explore early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. This program is designed to provide kids a foundation for kindergarten and to offer a fun, safe space for children to learn, socialize, and play. For children of all ages and their families. Find out more »
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 »

Thursday September 23rd

Join us on Thursdays to create an active routine and meaningful social interactions. Enjoy games, cards, Wii Bowling, fun crafts, guest speakers, and more. Plus, discover all sorts of the helpful library resources and programs available to you. Ages 55 and up. Find out more »
Bring your imagination and creativity to create your very own uniquely-fun squishy. Choose your favorite squishy shape from the ones we'll provide and paint it to add your personal artistic touch. For children of all ages. Find out more »

Friday September 24th

Join Charlie Raymond, founder of the Kentucky Bigfoot Research Organization, to explore the latest evidence and hear eyewitness testimonies in the case for the Bluegrass Bigfoot. Ages 10 and up. Find out more »

Monday September 27th

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... Find out more »
Connect with other members of the homeschool community to ask questions, find support, and share ideas and success stories! We'll also have activities at each session for different ages and interest. Parents and families just curious about homeschooling are welcome to attend, too! Find out more »
Book lovers unite on the fourth Monday of the month! Join us for a special edition of our book club in collaboration with the Kentucky Reads program as we discuss THE BIRDS OF OPULENCE by Crystal Wilkinson. Ages 18 & up. Find out more »

Tuesday September 28th

Join us to help your little one start their early-learning adventure! Toddler Time is designed to help lay the foundation for lifelong learning through a combination of stories, songs, and play. Ages 0–2. Find out more »
Reading becomes a favorite treat as we explore early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. This program is designed to provide kids a foundation for kindergarten and to offer a fun, safe space for children to learn, socialize, and play. For children of all ages and their families. 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. For players of all ages and skill levels. Find out more »

Wednesday September 29th

Make "time" to read when you turn a real book into a working clock! You can bring your own book to transform (books should be a minimum of 1" thick) or select from those we provide. Ages 18 and up. Find out more »
Make "time" to read when you turn a real book into a working clock! You can bring your own book to transform (books should be a minimum of 1" thick) or select from those we provide. Ages 18 and up. Find out more »

Thursday September 30th

Join us on Thursdays to create an active routine and meaningful social interactions. Enjoy games, cards, Wii Bowling, fun crafts, guest speakers, and more. Plus, discover all sorts of the helpful library resources and programs available to you. Ages 55 and up. Find out more »
Create a custom air freshener! Using mason jars, colorful water beads, and delightful essential oils, design a one-of-a-kind scent that you can relax with at home. All ages. Find out more »

Monday October 4th

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... Find out more »
Join us to kick off Fall Break and October with the Addams Family. Start with a showing of THE ADDAMS FAMILY then enjoy ADDAMS FAMILY VALUES for double the fun! Ages 13 & up. Find out more »

Tuesday October 5th

Join us to help your little one start their early-learning adventure! Toddler Time is designed to help lay the foundation for lifelong learning through a combination of stories, songs, and play. Ages 0–2. Find out more »
Reading becomes a favorite treat as we explore early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. This program is designed to provide kids a foundation for kindergarten and to offer a fun, safe space for children to learn, socialize, and play. For children of all ages and their families. Find out more »
If you haven't already, check out Teen Lounge during Fall Break! 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... Find out more »

Thursday October 7th

Join us on Thursdays to create an active routine and meaningful social interactions. Enjoy games, cards, Wii Bowling, fun crafts, guest speakers, and more. Plus, discover all sorts of the helpful library resources and programs available to you. Ages 55 and up. Find out more »
If you haven't already, check out Makerspace during Fall Break! 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... Find out more »

Friday October 8th

Join us for a celebration of all things Scooby-Doo. Watch Scooby and the gang solve mysteries, enjoy some fun photo opportunities, and grab a fun goodie bag while supplies last. Children of all ages. Find out more »

Monday October 11th

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... Find out more »
Join us to for some Halloween fun as you turn an ordinary pumpkin into something spooktacular. Take your creation home and add it to your seasonal décor, or leave it with us to help decorate the library for Halloween! All ages. Find out more »

Tuesday October 12th

Join us to help your little one start their early-learning adventure! Toddler Time is designed to help lay the foundation for lifelong learning through a combination of stories, songs, and play. Ages 0–2. Find out more »
Reading becomes a favorite treat as we explore early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. This program is designed to provide kids a foundation for kindergarten and to offer a fun, safe space for children to learn, socialize, and play. For children of all ages and their families. Find out more »
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 »

Thursday October 14th

Join us on Thursdays to create an active routine and meaningful social interactions. Enjoy games, cards, Wii Bowling, fun crafts, guest speakers, and more. Plus, discover all sorts of the helpful library resources and programs available to you. Ages 55 and up. Find out more »
Join us to get the littles ready for Halloween with a not-so-spooky craft. Ages 3–5. Find out more »
Trainers and Pokémaniacs unite on the 2nd Thursday of the month for Pokémon Club! Enjoy a fun new Pokémon-inspired activity at each session. Plus, visit entertaining activity stations to learn how to play the card game, trade some of your best creatures, and play fun Pokémon mini games. Ages 10 and up. Find out more »

Saturday October 16th

Join us for a special night of entertainment with Studio Ghibli. In October, enjoy KIKI'S DELIVERY SERVICE and make your own witch's hat. Ages 13 & up. Find out more »

Monday October 18th

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... Find out more »
Join us to create your own arsenal of relaxing, self-care goodies with everything you need to treat yourself at home. Using essential oils and other household ingredients, you can create delightful sugar scrubs, therapeutic bath bombs, and much more! Ages 10 and up. Find out more »

Tuesday October 19th

Join us to help your little one start their early-learning adventure! Toddler Time is designed to help lay the foundation for lifelong learning through a combination of stories, songs, and play. Ages 0–2. Find out more »
Reading becomes a favorite treat as we explore early literacy through stories, songs, and a simple craft. This program is designed to provide kids a foundation for kindergarten and to offer a fun, safe space for children to learn, socialize, and play. For children of all ages and their families. Find out more »
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 »

Thursday October 21st

Join us on Thursdays to create an active routine and meaningful social interactions. Enjoy games, cards, Wii Bowling, fun crafts, guest speakers, and more. Plus, discover all sorts of the helpful library resources and programs available to you. Ages 55 and up. 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 »
This month, join us for HOCUS POCUS! Light refreshments will be provided. All ages. Find out more »
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