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Mt. Washington Branch

* COVID-19 Alert *

Mt. Washington Branch Library is currently closed to the public, and all in-person programming and meeting room use has been suspended. However, services including Chat Reference (click the purple Ask a Librarian tab on the right side of the page!), phone assistance, digital services, outside Wi-Fi access, and more will remain available during this time.

For the latest information on our response to COVID-19 and efforts to maintain public service while following the recommendations of health and emergency management authorities, please visit our Coronavirus (COVID-19) and BCPL page.


About This Location

Features & Services:

  • Art wall
  • Copy, fax, printing, scanning & laminating services
  • Kids’ iPad Krayola Kiosk and activity boards to encourage and facilitate educational play for children
  • Meeting room  View Calendar
  • Public computers & free Wi-Fi
  • Reference services & research help  E-mail Chris
  • Study rooms

Regular Programs:

  • Creative Play
  • Family Movie Night
  • Homeschool Connect
  • KentuckianaWorks @BCPL
  • LEGO Club
  • Minecraft Meetup
  • Pokémon Club
  • Sensory Stations
  • Storytime
  • Storytime with Hoopla
  • Teen Lounge
  • Toddler Time
  • Yoga

 

Phone: 502-538-7560
Fax: 502-538-2696
E-mail: mwl@bcplib.org
Branch Manager: Pam


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214 N Bardstown Rd
Mt Washington,  KY  40047  United States

Upcoming Events at Mt. Washington Branch

Wednesday February 19th

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

Thursday February 20th

Robots are invading the library! Come tinker with robots controlled by remote, meet some cool little guys who respond to voice commands, and experiment with looping and programming sequences to make our visitors do some fun tricks. You can even design a simple robot of your own with Cubelets! Ages 12–18. Find out more »
This month, join us for Disney's MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL! Snacks and drinks will be provided. All ages. Find out more »

Friday February 21st

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

Saturday February 22nd

Join us on the 4th Saturday of the month for some crazy family fun in the pursuit of knowledge and trivia! Band together as a team or try your luck alone to show off in a trivia-question showdown. Snacks, drinks, and family-friendly competition will be provided. All ages. Find out more »

Monday February 24th

If you think regular yoga is intimidating, try chair yoga! This low-impact version is performed with a chair for support, making it perfect for a beginner or someone with difficulty balancing. Some individuals in wheelchairs may also be able to participate; please consult your doctor first if you have medical questions or concerns. Ages 18... Find out more »
Join us for a creative evening of art appreciation and exploration! This month, make a beautiful stained glass work of art. Ages 5–11. Find out more »
Book lovers unite on the fourth Monday of the month! Join us to discuss our latest book selection chosen by the group. Plus, you might get to lead the discussion (but only if you want!) or we could have a special guest when the author joins us for a virtual chat. Ages 18 &... Find out more »

Tuesday February 25th

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 »
All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »
Join the UK Cooperative Extension Office for a 7-week nutrition course designed to provide the tools and information you need to build a healthier lifestyle for your family. From preparing nutritious, balanced meals to s-t-r-e-t-c-h-i-n-g food dollars, learn to make healthy choices that work for your busy lifestyle and budget! Ages 18 and up. Find out more »

Thursday February 27th

Trainers and Pokémaniacs unite! Trainers and Pokémaniacs unite! Visit entertaining activity stations to learn how to play the card game, trade some of your best creatures, play fun Pokémon mini games, and create some awesome 3D Pocket Monsters of your very own. Plus, this month create your own Pokémon and trading card! Ages 7–18..... Find out more »

Friday February 28th

DROP OFF your stuffed animal friend anytime between 3:00 and 5:00 PM. Your friend will have all kinds of fun exploring, creating, and enjoying the library after hours—then you can return the next day to pick them up and learn all about their overnight adventures. Children of all ages. Find out more »

Saturday February 29th

Don't forget to PICK UP your stuffed animal friend after the sleepover! Join us anytime between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM to pick up your friend and learn all about their overnight adventures. Find out more »

Sunday March 1st

Grab your partner and join Steve and Donna for an afternoon all about letting loose and trying a few new dance steps. In March, bring your partner and learn to waltz. Ages 16 and up. Find out more »

Monday March 2nd

If you think regular yoga is intimidating, try chair yoga! This low-impact version is performed with a chair for support, making it perfect for a beginner or someone with difficulty balancing. Some individuals in wheelchairs may also be able to participate; please consult your doctor first if you have medical questions or concerns. Ages 18... Find out more »
Create beautiful and practical works of art at our specialty textile makerspace for adults! Learn from others or share your own ideas and expertise as you explore common interests and bind new friendships together. Ages 18 and up. Find out more »
Come create your own festive holiday wreath of the month. Children of all ages. Find out more »

Tuesday March 3rd

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 »
All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »
Join us to paint a unique, colorful masterpiece on the first Tuesday of the month! In March, create a painting that is out of this world featuring your favorite emoji and a beautiful galaxy. Ages 12 and up. Find out more »

Wednesday March 4th

Clear your mind, reduce stress, and gain flexibility in a fun and friendly yoga session! Join certified yoga instructor Christy High for a timeout from your busy schedule as you learn breath work, light stretching techniques, beginner poses, and more. Ages 18 and up. Find out more »

Thursday March 5th

Play on our gaming laptops, explore the world of virtual reality, create your own art projects, tinker with a variety of technology and engineering tools, get your game on with an assortment of board and card games, and share the experience with your friends. Ages 12–18. Find out more »
Delicious, homemade butter is easier to make than you might think! Join Master Gardener Faye Bennett for a hands-on demonstration on making your own butter using just a few simple ingredients and a jar. Plus, sample various herb combinations for ideas on creating your own custom blend at home. Ages 5 and up. Find out more »

Friday March 6th

Experience storytime like never before through a magical combination of children's books and technology. Plus, we'll have fun crafts and activities to reinforce stories and new concepts—just like at any other BCPL storytime! This month, we're on the hunt for exciting animal tales. Ages 3–5. Find out more »

Saturday March 7th

Get the tips and tools you need to help your child prepare for school! In this workshop, we'll explore shapes and patterns with fun, hands-on stations designed to help young children understand. Plus, we'll send you home with some resources to keep your child practicing and learning at home. Ages 3–5. Find out more »
Join us to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with outrageously fun stories and crafts—plus, cheese it up with some props in our photo booth. Don't forget to wear green! Ages 3–5. Find out more »

Monday March 9th

If you think regular yoga is intimidating, try chair yoga! This low-impact version is performed with a chair for support, making it perfect for a beginner or someone with difficulty balancing. Some individuals in wheelchairs may also be able to participate; please consult your doctor first if you have medical questions or concerns. Ages 18... Find out more »
Create beautiful and practical works of art at our specialty textile makerspace for adults! Learn from others or share your own ideas and expertise as you explore common interests and bind new friendships together. Ages 18 and up. Find out more »
All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »

Tuesday March 10th

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 »
Bring your lunch and come discuss our latest book selection! This month, join us at Mt. Washington to discuss UNDER THE CAJUN MOON by Mindy Starns Clark. Find out more »
All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »
Build, design, craft, or invent with our surprise project of the month, or raid our maker cart to follow your own muse. From 3D printers to oil pastels, choose from a variety of art supplies and tech tools to make your creative visions a reality! Ages 12–18. Find out more »

Wednesday March 11th

Connect with other members of the homeschool community! We'll have activities at each session for different ages and interests, but the main purpose of this program is to give you a fun and casual hangout to share experiences and get to know other homeschooling families. Parents and families just curious about homeschooling are welcome... Find out more »

Thursday March 12th

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

Friday March 13th

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

Monday March 16th

All BCPL locations will be closed through March 29th on the advice of various health and government agencies. Find out more »
All BCPL locations will be closed through March 29th on the advice of various health and government agencies. Find out more »
All BCPL locations will be closed through March 29th on the advice of various health and government agencies. Find out more »

Tuesday March 17th

All BCPL locations will be closed through March 29th on the advice of various health and government agencies. Find out more »
All BCPL locations will be closed through March 29th on the advice of various health and government agencies. Find out more »
All BCPL locations will be closed through March 29th on the advice of various health and government agencies. Find out more »
All BCPL locations will be closed through March 29th on the advice of various health and government agencies. Find out more »

Wednesday March 18th

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 19th

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 »
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 »

Friday March 20th

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 »

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 »
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 »

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 »

Tuesday March 31st

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

Wednesday April 1st

Clear your mind, reduce stress, and gain flexibility in a fun and friendly yoga session! Join certified yoga instructor Christy High for a timeout from your busy schedule as you learn breath work, light stretching techniques, beginner poses, and more. Ages 18 and up. Find out more »

Thursday April 2nd

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

Friday April 3rd

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

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 »
All in-person programming has been suspended until further notice. Please stay tuned for news about upcoming virtual events! Find out more »
Join us to paint a unique, colorful masterpiece on the first Tuesday of the month! In April, follow along and be inspired by talented artists on Creativebug to create mixed-media art journal pages with a twist. Ages 12 and up. Find out more »

Wednesday April 8th

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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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