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

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, February 22
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
The West Vigo Guitar Club is an opportunity for students to learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm, and chords.  The club will meet as a group Wednesday evenings for free instruction.  No music experience is required, but space is limited to ten students from age 8-14 years.

Bricks4Kidz

Legos
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, February 23
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Learn, build and play with Christy Vesci (Director of Bricks 4 Kidz).  School age children will experience hands-on engineering fundamentals as they build motorized models using LEGO Bricks.

Facebook 101

Facebook Logo
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, February 27
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Learn how to sign up for an account, navigate the website, and how to update your status.  Bring your email address with you.  Please be familiar with the skills from the internet classes.

Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, February 28
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 at 11:00.

Creative Builders

Blueprint of Gears
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, February 28
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
The VCPL Tech Team will make your afternoon spark with switches, Ipads, Sphero and 3'D art.  Stop by this hour for new Techy ideas!

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, March 1
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
The West Vigo Guitar Club is an opportunity for students to learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm, and chords.  The club will meet as a group Wednesday evenings for free instruction.  No music experience is required, but space is limited to ten students from age 8-14 years.

Nature Tales

Children Reading in the Grass
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, March 7
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Take a break from your busy day for a nature themed program.  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 or by messaging Amber.Slaughterbeck@VigoCounty.IN.Gov

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, March 8
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
The West Vigo Guitar Club is an opportunity for students to learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm, and chords.  The club will meet as a group Wednesday evenings for free instruction.  No music experience is required, but space is limited to ten students from age 8-14 years.

Watch This! West - Moana

Poster: Moana
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, March 9
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
A spirited teenager sails on a mission to prove herself and fulfill her ancestors' unfinished quest.Rated PG107 minutesRefreshments will be served.

Excel 1

Microsoft Excel Logo
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, March 13
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
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.

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