Come Visit the West Branch Library

Located next to the West Terre Haute Community Center, the West Branch Library is a single-level building with ease of access for all customers. The West Branch Library 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 Library can use their library card to place holds on items from either the Main Branch of West Branch Library to pickup at their convenience. Patrons can also check out an iPad Air.

West Branch Library 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 Library

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

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, February 21 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories, and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers can participate with their children during storytime.

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, February 27 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Adults: Enjoy refreshments as you play traditional and non-traditional Bingo every week. Prizes will be offered to the first to call out, "Bingo!" All levels of experience welcome. Cards and number markers will be provided.

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, February 28 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories, and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers can participate with their children during storytime.

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, March 6 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories, and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers can participate with their children during storytime.

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, March 13 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories, and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers can participate with their children during storytime.

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, March 20 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories, and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers can participate with their children during storytime.

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, March 27 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories, and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers can participate with their children during storytime.

Maker Hour

Colorful Plastic Parts
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, February 24 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
All Ages: Utilize the Maker Cart to create the suggested project. Or, take elements from the cart and design your own.

Read to Rover

Girl Reading to Small Dog
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, March 11 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Ages 0-18: Therapy dogs from Love on a Leash will provide a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere in which kids of any reading level can practice their reading skills. Bring your favorite reading material or choose from books and magazines that will be provided by the Library. Call 812-235-2121 to reserve a time slot.

Books vs Big Screen - The Big Read

Milk Bottles in a Crate
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, March 16 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Travel to Grover's Corners with veteran actor-director Paul Newman, who returned to Broadway after a four-decade break for this early 21st century revival of Thornton Wilder's classic play Our Town. As the Stage Manager, Newman introduces characters, sets the scene, and leads the audience through day-to-day life in a small town at the turn of the 20th century. Originally produced at the Westport Country Playhouse, Our Town was filmed at the Booth Theatre and is part of the PBS Masterpiece series. Rated PG. 120 minutes.

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