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

Fit & Fab Moms Tot Program

Illustration of Infants with Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, June 22
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Come and enjoy fitness with your little one! Parents of tots ages 3-5 will learn various cardio and yoga exercise moves that can be performed together. This program will allow for parents to get a workout in and play along with their child at the same time, which will be a great learning experience for both parent and child!

Free Summer Meals at West Branch

Lunchbox with Milk, Sandwich and Apple
West Branch
West Branch Kitchen
Thursday, June 23
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.

Get in the game at West

Craft Supplies
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, June 23
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
The Vigo County Public Library, West Branch in partnership with Purdue Extension, Marie West and other local community organizations will help you get in the game this summer.  Activities include cooking, planting, crafts, fun science experiments and outdoor games.  Library programs will run from 1pm to 3pm each day and registration is required.  Parental involvement and participation are encouraged at all young peoples' events and programs.

Zumba Kids

Silhouettes of Two Children with Paint Splatters in Background
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Friday, June 24
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Get in the game!  Move to the music during this one-hour Zumba dance party.

Free Summer Meals at West Branch

Lunchbox with Milk, Sandwich and Apple
West Branch
West Branch Kitchen
Monday, June 27
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
Monday, June 27
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.

Mother Goose Olympics

Boy Carrying Olympic Torch
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Tuesday, June 28
10:00 am to 11:00 am
How well do you know your nursery rhymes? Join us for Mother Goose Olympics! This program will feature a combination of nursery rhymes and physical exercise for the children as they compete in special games named after some popular nursery rhymes.

Job Seeker Open Lab

Find Job on Computer Keyboard
West Branch
Tuesday, June 28
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.

On Your Mark, Get Set, Build!

Toy Rabbit Driving Toy Dump Truck with Blocks
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Tuesday, June 28
11:15 am to 12:00 pm
Purdue Extension is coming to the library and they arebringing blocks. Lots of blocks! Playing with blocks is not only fun it also providesunique opportunities for building positive relationships and increasing earlylearning and school readiness skills, especially in the areas of math, science,pre-reading, physical and social skills. 

Free Summer Meals at West Branch

Lunchbox with Milk, Sandwich and Apple
West Branch
West Branch Kitchen
Tuesday, June 28
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.

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