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

On Your Mark, Stretch and Let Go

Girl in Lotus Pose
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, July 28
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Yoga instructor Tammy Lundborg helps your child develop flexibility, focus, and coordination for a happy, healthy, balanced life.  Learn basic yoga poses, even breathing and relaxation techniques that kids can use during their daily routines. For safety, please make sure children wear shoes with non-slip bottoms

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch
Thursday, August 4
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Various tablets are available for browsing and questions, or bring your own device to get your questions answered.  Information on ebooks, streaming video, and online classes are also provided.

Garden to Table

Vegetables on a Gingham Cloth
West Branch
West Branch Kitchen
Wednesday, August 10
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Freshen up your gardening game!  Learn to grown your own vegetables, prepare quick, easy summer recipes and stretch your food dollars at home.  Take home produce and free gifts from Purdue Extension.  Registration is required. Registrations can be made in person at the library, or by phone 812-235-2121 or 812-462-3317.

Nature Tales

Children Reading in the Grass
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, August 10
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Take a break from your busy day for a nature themed storytime. Create a fun, easy craft to take home.  Program presented by Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department. Please call to register 812-462-3392

Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, August 23
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 at11:00.

Job Seeker Open Lab

Find Job on Computer Keyboard
West Branch
Tuesday, August 23
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Use the Open Lab time to search and apply for jobs on your own, get information on job fairs and popular job search websites, or drop-in to receive help with the following:Signing up for an email address.Learning to fill out a form.Learning to attach your resume to an application.Learning to design a Word document for your resume.

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch
Monday, August 29
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Various tablets are available for browsing and questions, or bring your own device to get your questions answered.  Information on ebooks, streaming video, and online classes are also provided.

Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, September 27
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 at11:00.

Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, October 25
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 at11:00.

Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, November 22
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 at11:00.

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