Come Visit the West Branch Library

West Branch

The West Branch Library has lots to offer including:

  • 7 computers with Internet access, plus WiFi
  • Best Sellers in Books and CD Books
  • New Books
  • A wide variety of DVDs and Music CDs
  • CD Books and Playaway books
  • Children to Teen books, games, and puzzles
  • PS2, PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii games
  • A great selection of magazines
  • Newspapers

At the West Branch we try to provide a wide variety of materials that will be of interest to Patrons of all ages.   Although we are a small library we try to make up for our size by providing a great selection and good customer service.

West Branch Interior

If you come in and don’t find what you are looking for, the staff at West Branch will be happy to put it on hold for you and have it sent from our Main library.  A book on the shelf at Main can be here at West in a day.  Books not in the VCPL system can also be obtained by using Interlibrary loan.  Our mission is to have you leave our branch satisfied and looking forward to your next visit.

In addition to materials West Branch also offers Computer and Internet access.  We have 7 computers available for Patron use as well as WIFI, so you can bring your laptop and get comfortable in our seating area while using our wireless Internet Access.  Printing is available with all 7 public computers.

We hope you will come and visit us at the West Branch.  It is our pleasure serve the Vigo County community.

Contact West Branch

626 National Ave.
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

Get the Story - Local Heroes at the West Branch

Cartoon Robot
West Branch
West Meeting Room
Friday, June 5 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Stacey Faith, Nutrition and Health Educator from Purdue Extension will discuss why eating healthy gives us the energy to be the best that we can be. Take part in a delicious smoothie-tasting demonstration and then it’s outside to meet our local First Robotics team 5188 and their heroic robot. This is a great chance to learn what robotics is all about.

New! Mother Goose on the Loose at West ages 0 - 5!

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
West Branch
Monday, June 8 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children ages 0-5.

Craft This! Who's your Hero?

Paper Pinwheels
West Branch
Wednesday, June 17 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Make a shadowbox honoring your hero.

Friends of the Library Book Sale at West Branch

Friends of the Library Logo
West Branch
Wednesday, June 17 - 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join us for a selection of our best items: Hard and paperback books, puzzles, videos, CD's, magazines and more. Many materials for all ages.

Soapy Science Heroes - Bubble Fest

Little Girl Blowing Bubbles
West Branch
Wednesday, June 17 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

It’s time for some serious mad science and a WHOLE lot of bubbles! Join in on this soapy science adventure and create bubbles in all different forms. If you like to experiment and play chemist, or if you just like to blow bubbles, then this is the day for you!

This event will be outdoors and kids may get wet, please wear weather appropriate clothing. Super bubble blowers of all ages welcome!

Wild About Wetlands

Swamp Monster
West Branch
Monday, June 22 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Explore the local Wabashiki wetlands through hands-on learning and earn an INPAWS Native Plant Wizard patch with Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department. During this week-long camp, teens will learn how to use binoculars, read field guides, identify native plants and animals, survival skills and more. Every day will be spent outdoors! This program has a maximum of 15 participants. Please wear comfortable walking shoes. For those entering 6th grade and up. Please call 812-462-3392 to register.

Wild About Wetlands

Swamp Monster
West Branch
Tuesday, June 23 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Explore the local Wabashiki wetlands through hands-on learning and earn an INPAWS Native Plant Wizard patch with Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department. During this week-long camp, teens will learn how to use binoculars, read field guides, identify native plants and animals, survival skills and more. Every day will be spent outdoors! This program has a maximum of 15 participants. Please wear comfortable walking shoes. For those entering 6th grade and up. Please call 812-462-3392 to register.

Healthy Heroes

Superhero Girl
West Branch
West Meeting Room
Tuesday, June 23 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join Becky Klingele from MDwise and the West Branch of the Vigo County Public Library to tackle some heroic health topics this afternoon at the West Branch. All ages welcome!

Wild About Wetlands

Swamp Monster
West Branch
Wednesday, June 24 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Explore the local Wabashiki wetlands through hands-on learning and earn an INPAWS Native Plant Wizard patch with Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department. During this week-long camp, teens will learn how to use binoculars, read field guides, identify native plants and animals, survival skills and more. Every day will be spent outdoors! This program has a maximum of 15 participants. Please wear comfortable walking shoes. For those entering 6th grade and up. Please call 812-462-3392 to register.

Wild About Wetlands

Swamp Monster
West Branch
Thursday, June 25 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Explore the local Wabashiki wetlands through hands-on learning and earn an INPAWS Native Plant Wizard patch with Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department. During this week-long camp, teens will learn how to use binoculars, read field guides, identify native plants and animals, survival skills and more. Every day will be spent outdoors! This program has a maximum of 15 participants. Please wear comfortable walking shoes. For those entering 6th grade and up. Please call 812-462-3392 to register.

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