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

Free Summer Meals at West Branch

Lunchbox with Milk, Sandwich and Apple
West Branch
West Branch Kitchen
Thursday, June 30
12:30 pm to 1:00 pm
Free Summer Meals provided by the Vigo County School Corporation will be served at the West Branch located at 125 N. Church Street, West Terre Haute, IN 47885.There is no cost to attend.  Each year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture partners with local organizations like libraries to provide free meals to children when school is out for the summer.  Any child under age 18 may come and eat.  For further information call the West Branch of the Vigo County Public Library at 812-235-2121.

Exercise your mind: DIY with Amber

Scout Patches for Botany, Geology, Entomology and Ornithology
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, June 30
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Learn awesome skills to become an Ornithologist, Botanist, Geologist and Entomologist during this do-it-yourself program with the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department.  Earn a patch with each skill completion.  Patches provided by the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department. Monday 6/27 is sign up and information day.  Activities run 6/28 through 7/1/16.

Exercise your mind: DIY with Amber

Scout Patches for Botany, Geology, Entomology and Ornithology
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Friday, July 1
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Learn awesome skills to become an Ornithologist, Botanist, Geologist and Entomologist during this do-it-yourself program with the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department.  Earn a patch with each skill completion.  Patches provided by the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department. Monday 6/27 is sign up and information day.  Activities run 6/28 through 7/1/16.

Holiday Closing

American Flag
Main Library, West Branch
Monday, July 4 (All day)
All Vigo County Public Library Locations will be closed for the holiday.

Excel 1

Excel Logo
West Branch
Tuesday, July 5
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Beginning Excel 2010 includes navigating the program, selecting and manipulating columns, rows, and cells. Please be familiar with the skills in the Basic Computing classes.

Music Makers

Illustration of Children Playing Instruments
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Tuesday, July 5
11:00 am to 11:45 am
Come ready to move and sing!  Children ages 1-6 and their caregiver(s) can look forward to strengthening early literacy skills through fun and engaging stories, songs, and movement activities.

Zumba Kids

Silhouettes of Two Children with Paint Splatters in Background
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Friday, July 8
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Get in the game!  Move to the music during this one-hour Zumba dance party.

Windows 10 Basics

Windows 10 Logo
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Monday, July 11
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Learn the basics of your Windows 10 operating system.  Bring your laptop with you to class.

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch
Tuesday, July 12
10:00 am to 12:00 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.

Music Makers

Illustration of Children Playing Instruments
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Tuesday, July 12
11:00 am to 11:45 am
Come ready to move and sing!  Children ages 1-6 and their caregiver(s) can look forward to strengthening early literacy skills through fun and engaging stories, songs, and movement activities.

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