Come Visit the West Branch Library

Located next to the West Terre Haute Community Center, the West Branch is a single-level building with ease of access for all customers. The West Branch features:

  • A self-check out station
  • Self-service pickup for holds
  • A computer area with seventeen Windows 7 computers
  • Public Wi-Fi
  • An on-staff State Notary
  • A dedicated teen area
  • A dedicated children's area
  • A certified Nature Explore outdoor classroom
  • Two meeting rooms and a full kitchen available for reservation

Patrons to the West Branch can use their library card to place holds on items from either the Main Branch of West Branch to pickup at their convenience. Patrons can also check out an iPad Air.

West Branch offers programs for all ages, including family movies, storytimes and computer classes. Download the VCPL Newsletter for a complete listing of upcoming programs.

Collections

  • Large Print
  • Best Seller Express
  • New Adult Fiction & Nonfiction
  • Adult Fiction & Nonfiction
  • Circulating Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Books on CD
  • Music CDs
  • Parent/Teach Materials
  • DVDs for All Ages
  • Graphic Novels for All Ages

For Children

  • Two AWE ELF Stations
  • Juvenile Fiction & Nonfiction
  • Picture Books
  • Board Books
  • Board Games, Puzzles, LEGO and K'nex
  • LaunchPads

For Teens

  • Teen Fiction & Nonfiction
  • XBox One Console for use in the library
  • Video Games

Contact West Branch

125 North Church St
West Terre Haute, In 47885
812–235–2121
Map

Hours:

  • Monday: 12pm - 8pm
  • Tuesday: 10am - 6pm
  • Wednesday: 12pm - 8pm
  • Thursday: 10am - 6pm
  • Friday: 10am - 6pm
  • Closed Saturdays & Sundays

West Terre Haute Information

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, August 23 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Enjoy refreshments as you play traditional and non-traditional Bingo.  Prizes will be offered to the first to call out, "Bingo!"  All levels of experience welcome.  Bingo cards and number markers will be provided.

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, August 30 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Enjoy refreshments as you play traditional and non-traditional Bingo.  Prizes will be offered to the first to call out, "Bingo!"  All levels of experience welcome.  Bingo cards and number markers will be provided.

Creative Builders - Stikbot Stop-Motion Animation

Stick Figure with Light Bulb Overhead
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, September 4 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Stikbot Animation Studio allows you to create your own stop-motion animation videos using a free app. Use the included Bots, or use your own figures!

West Gamers' Alliance

Girl Playing Video Game
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Thursday, September 6 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Test your gaming skills on West's game systems. Challenge your friends to Super Smash Bros., Mario Kart, and more. Or, play cooperatively towards a common goal.

Hydro-Dipping with 3D Prints

Rainbow-Colored Abstract Geometric Pattern
West Branch
West Branch Shelter
Monday, September 10 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Hydro dipping is a simple way to apply graphics and "skins" to your 3D prints. The process transfers images from a thin hydrographic film onto nearly any three-dimensional object by floating the image in a tub of water. No experience necessary Ages 12 and up.

Creative Builders - Painting with Nicole

Girl Painting on Easel
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, September 11 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Paint a masterpiece with Nicole. Follow along step by step as she shows you painting techniques.  Each child will take home their own painting.

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, September 13 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Enjoy refreshments as you play traditional and non-traditional Bingo.  Prizes will be offered to the first to call out, "Bingo!"  All levels of experience welcome.  Bingo cards and number markers will be provided.

West Gamers' Alliance

Young Girl Playing Video Game
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Thursday, September 13 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Test your gaming skills on West's game systems. Challenge your friends to Super Smash Bros., Mario Kart, and more. Or, play cooperatively towards a common goal.

Tinkercad Basics

Yellow 3D Print
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, September 17 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Design your own 3D prints with Tinkercad.com, a simple online design and printing app for everyone.

Creative Builders - String and Ink Art

Red and Dark Blue Splatters on Cyan Background
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, September 18 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
With just ink and string, create beautiful abstract art on paper, clothing, and more.

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