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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 March 2nd

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

Monday March 4th

A thief has stolen all of the gold from our library leprechaun and hidden it around the library. Using the clues we provide, you'll go on a treasure hunt for the gold—and don't forget to count along the way so we can make sure every gold piece is found. Find all the treasure, and... 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 »
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 »
Use our Snap Circuits set to learn the basics of electronics! Using these deceptively simple kits, you can follow the directions provided to create exciting circuitry projects like light bulbs, motors, or an AM radio. Then, take the concepts you learn and a dash of imagination to create something new of your own! Find out more »
If you think regular yoga is intimidating, try choga! Now you can enjoy a gentler workout without becoming an arm-and-leg pretzel. 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... Find out more »

Wednesday March 6th

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 March 7th

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 explore other worlds and battle it out in some of the best indie game experiences available on the STEAM gaming platform! Each location will feature different games. Find out more »
Join us to learn about St. Patrick’s Day with fun crafts and tasty green snacks and drinks—plus cheese it up in our photo booth. Don’t forget to wear green! For all ages. 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 »
Bring your lunch and come discuss our latest book selection: THE SOUL OF A BUTTERFLY by Muhammad Ali. 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 »
If you think regular yoga is intimidating, try choga! Now you can enjoy a gentler workout without becoming an arm-and-leg pretzel. 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... 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 »
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 March 14th

Join us for a special activity during our regular TPC meeting time (and beyond)! Dress up in your prom formal wear to get FREE, professional prom photos taken by Melanie Hales Photography. Participants will receive one print photo and a digital file. Plus, visit our TPC photo booth to pose for a few fun, informal photos. 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 »

Saturday March 16th

Join Bee Is for Bullitt County and BCPL to paint hive boxes that will be placed around Bullitt County as public art pieces. Plus, explore the importance of Kentucky’s native plants and pollinators and learn how these boxes will do more than just beautify your community. Find out more »

Monday March 18th

Join us to celebrate all things Eric Carle through colorful craft projects inspired by his books and art. Drop in, and be prepared for some messy, creative fun! For ages 3–5. 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 »
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 »
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 »
Celebrate the coming of Spring by capturing it in a jar! We will be designing our own plant environments that will help you to preserve this special season year round. Find out more »
If you think regular yoga is intimidating, try choga! Now you can enjoy a gentler workout without becoming an arm-and-leg pretzel. 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... Find out more »

Wednesday March 20th

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 March 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 »
Use our Snap Circuits set to learn the basics of electronics! Using these deceptively simple kits, you can follow the directions provided to create exciting circuitry projects like light bulbs, motors, or an AM radio. Then, take the concepts you learn and a dash of imagination to create something new of your own! Find out more »
This month, join us for JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM. Three years after the destruction of the Jurassic World theme park, Owen Grady and Clarie Dearing return to the island to save the remaining dinosaurs from an imminent volcano eruption. Drinks and snacks will be provided. 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 »

Monday March 25th

Choose your game; pick your opponents!... Available games will include Candyland, Cooties, Battleship, Trouble, Phase 10, and so much more. You can test your skills against your own family—or challenge another family to see who will prevail! For all ages. Just drop in! 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 »
If you think regular yoga is intimidating, try choga! Now you can enjoy a gentler workout without becoming an arm-and-leg pretzel. 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... Find out more »

Wednesday March 27th

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 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 »

Saturday March 30th

Join us for an intimate, family-friendly musical experience featuring the NouLou Chamber Players and Louisville Youth Orchestra! Listen to the strings, woodwinds, and brass as students and professionals alike play together in beautiful harmony. For all ages; just drop in! Find out more »

Tuesday April 2nd

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 »
Calling all Roblox fans! Come learn to create a Roblox game of your own to play and share with your friends. Find out more »

Wednesday April 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 »

Thursday April 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 »
We're keeping it free and loose for Spring Break! Join us to simply relax, hang out, and enjoy free snacks and drinks with your friends. A variety of games will also be available to choose from. Find out more »

Tuesday April 9th

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! This month, join us at Mt. Washington to discuss SOUTHERNMOST by Silas House. 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 »
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 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 »
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 »

Saturday April 13th

Are you ready for ready for some icky, sticky, gooey, slimy fun? Join us for Slime Time! We'll use awesome science to make several varieties of slime from everyday household products. For ages 8–12. Find out more »
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 »
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