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

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, September 23 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room A
Tuesday, September 24 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room A
Tuesday, September 24 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room A
Tuesday, September 24 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, September 25 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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 from September through November.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Two Cubs
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, September 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.

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, October 3 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
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 Two Cubs
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, October 4 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.

MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival

Earth Wrapped in Film Strips
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Saturday, October 5 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Ages 21 & Up: You be the judge. Join more than 100,000 film lovers across six continents for the 21st annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival! West Branch Library will screen the top ten short films from the 1,800 films submitted. After the viewing, vote for your favorite film and actor. Your vote will be tallied with others from around the world to decide the Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal Winners and the Best Actor Winner. Refreshments will be provided free of charge by The Copper Bar; alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase.

Coffee with the Candidates

Two Coffee Cups
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, October 7 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Get ready for the November elections and meet the candidates running for office in West Terre Haute. Enjoy coffee and refreshments while chatting with your local representatives about their stances, current events, and more.

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