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 or Nexus 7.

West Branch offers programs for all ages, including game nights, family movies, storytimes, homeschool programs 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

For Children

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

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

Early Closing

Main Library, West Branch
Wednesday, November 22 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm
All Vigo County Public Library Locations will close at 6:00 P.M. for the Thanksgiving holiday.

West Vigo Guitar Club

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, November 29 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Ages 8-14:  Learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm and chords with the West Vigo Guitar Club.  The club will meet as a group for free instruction in October and November.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.

West Terre Haute Community Santa Stop

West Branch
Saturday, December 2 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
All ages: Join Westside Hometown Holidays and West Branch at Excalibur Catering for family crafts and activities.  For a timeline of events, including a tree lighting ceremony, visit the Westside Hometown Holidays on Facebook.

Hour of Code: Dragon Spells

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, December 6 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Use code to guide your chosen dragon through an enchanted forest and collect treasure!Hour of Code takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week.  Learn more at www.hourofcode.com.

Traveling Tech Station

West Branch
Tuesday, December 12 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Looking to buy a tablet as a gift?  Browse a variety of tablets, learn their abilities and weigh the pros and cons for yourself.  Or get questions about your own device answered and learn more about ebooks, streaming video and online classes available from the Library.

Watch this! West - Rise of the Guardians

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Wednesday, December 20 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Generation after generation, immortal Guardians like Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, and the Tooth Fairy protect the world's children from darkness and despair. However, an evil boogeyman named Pitch Black schemes to overthrow the Guardians by obliterating children's belief in them. It falls to a winter sprite named Jack Frost to thwart Pitch's plans and save the Guardians from destruction.Rated PG for thematic elements and some mildly scary action. Refreshments will be served.

West Gamers' Alliance

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Thursday, December 21 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Join the West Gamers' Alliance to play video games - competitive and cooperative, old and new - and enjoy snacks while hanging out with friends. 

Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, December 26 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Join Mother Goose for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes and musical instruments. You and your child will play together and develop early literacy skills.

West Gamers' Alliance

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Thursday, December 28 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Join the West Gamers' Alliance to play video games - competitive and cooperative, old and new - and enjoy snacks while hanging out with friends. 

Bingo Bunch

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, January 4 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Bingo Bunch meets weekly at the West Branch Library.  Enjoy light 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.

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