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.

West Branch 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

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

Painting with Robyn

Paint Brushes in Cup
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, January 28 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Paint a winter-themed scene guided by Robyn of Chocolate Polkadots. No experience necessary. All attendees will take home their own painting. Supplies are provided. Refreshments will be served.

Winter Fairy Garden

Fairy in Garden
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Tuesday, January 29 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Design a magical fairy garden using miniatures, recycled materials, and more.

Cooking with Purdue

Woman Cutting Up Vegetables
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, January 30 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Jay from Purdue Extension will be teaching participants how to cook up healthy and low-cost meals in the West Branch kitchen. Come learn and eat. Each participant will take home a cookbook.

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, January 31 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Enjoy refreshments as you play traditional and non-traditional Bingo.  Prizes will be offered to the first to call out, "Bingo!"  All levels of experience welcome.  Bingo cards and number markers will be provided.

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Reading
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, February 1 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5. 

Moviegoer's Trivia

Popcorn on Red Background
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, February 4 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Test your movie knowledge against other movie fans alone or in a group. Old, new, and everything in between is fair game! Refreshments will be served.

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, February 7 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Enjoy refreshments as you play traditional and non-traditional Bingo.  Prizes will be offered to the first to call out, "Bingo!"  All levels of experience welcome.  Bingo cards and number markers will be provided.

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Reading
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, February 8 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5. 

Slime for my Valentine

Heart Covered in Green Slime
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, February 12 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Show someone you care with a container of homemade slime. Supplies will be provided.

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, February 14 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Enjoy refreshments as you play traditional and non-traditional Bingo.  Prizes will be offered to the first to call out, "Bingo!"  All levels of experience welcome.  Bingo cards and number markers will be provided.

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