Come Visit the West Branch Library

West Branch

The West Branch Library has lots to offer including:

  • 7 computers with Internet access, plus WiFi
  • Best Sellers in Books and CD Books
  • New Books
  • A wide variety of DVDs and Music CDs
  • CD Books and Playaway books
  • Children to Teen books, games, and puzzles
  • PS2, PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii games
  • A great selection of magazines
  • Newspapers

At the West Branch we try to provide a wide variety of materials that will be of interest to Patrons of all ages.   Although we are a small library we try to make up for our size by providing a great selection and good customer service.

West Branch Interior

If you come in and don’t find what you are looking for, the staff at West Branch will be happy to put it on hold for you and have it sent from our Main library.  A book on the shelf at Main can be here at West in a day.  Books not in the VCPL system can also be obtained by using Interlibrary loan.  Our mission is to have you leave our branch satisfied and looking forward to your next visit.

In addition to materials West Branch also offers Computer and Internet access.  We have 7 computers available for Patron use as well as WIFI, so you can bring your laptop and get comfortable in our seating area while using our wireless Internet Access.  Printing is available with all 7 public computers.

We hope you will come and visit us at the West Branch.  It is our pleasure serve the Vigo County community.

Contact West Branch

626 National Ave.
West Terre Haute, In 47885
812–235–2121
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Hours:

  • Monday: 12pm - 8pm
  • Tuesday: 10am - 6pm
  • Wednesday: 12pm - 8pm
  • Thursday: 10am - 6pm
  • Friday: 10am - 6pm
  • Closed Saturdays & Sundays

West Terre Haute Information

Legos at the West Branch

Pile of Brightly Colored Legos
West Branch
West Meeting Room
Tuesday, September 8 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in at the West Branch any time between 3:30 and 4:30 pm. Tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

Bright Beginnings Storytime

Cartoon Duck Reading While Sitting on Pile of Books
West Branch
West Meeting Room
Friday, September 11 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Children ages 0-5 and their parent(s)/caregiver(s) will enjoy developing early reading skills through stories, songs,activities, and games. A developmental playtime offered at the end of this storytime will include monthly visitors who will provide resources and information on early childhood topics.

Monday Funday

Paint Splashing
West Branch
West Meeting Room
Monday, September 14 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join us after school on Mondays when the weather is nice for outdoor games and activities. All school aged children are welcomed!

Nature Tales @ West Branch

Illustration of Girl with Easel and Paint Brush in Front of Tree on Open Book
West Branch
West Meeting Room
Wednesday, September 16 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department for a nature themed storytime and craft at the West Branch! Please call the West Branch 812-235-2121 or the Parks Dept. at 812-462-3392 to register.

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch
Wednesday, September 16 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The Traveling Tech Station from the Vigo County Public Library travels to different locations in the county to provide hands-on experience using different devices such as an iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy Note, Nexus 7, Microsoft Surface RT, or Kindle Fire HD! Ask how you can borrow an iPad or Nexus! Or, bring your own device and learn about other technology resources in the community, such as computer classes, or free downloadable ebooks and magazines.

Bright Beginnings Storytime

Cartoon Duck Reading While Sitting on Pile of Books
West Branch
West Meeting Room
Friday, September 18 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Children ages 0-5 and their parent(s)/caregiver(s) will enjoy developing early reading skills through stories, songs,activities, and games. A developmental playtime offered at the end of this storytime will include monthly visitors who will provide resources and information on early childhood topics.

New! Mother Goose on the Loose at West ages 0 - 5

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
West Branch
Tuesday, September 22 - 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.

Legos at the West Branch

Pile of Brightly Colored Legos
West Branch
West Meeting Room
Tuesday, September 22 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in at the West Branch any time between 3:30 and 4:30 pm. Tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

Bright Beginnings Storytime

Cartoon Duck Reading While Sitting on Pile of Books
West Branch
West Meeting Room
Friday, September 25 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Children ages 0-5 and their parent(s)/caregiver(s) will enjoy developing early reading skills through stories, songs,activities, and games. A developmental playtime offered at the end of this storytime will include monthly visitors who will provide resources and information on early childhood topics.

Monday Funday

Paint Splashing
West Branch
West Meeting Room
Monday, September 28 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join us after school on Mondays when the weather is nice for outdoor games and activities. All school aged children are welcomed!

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