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

Painting with Nicole

Girl covered in paint with paint brush
West Branch Library
West Branch Shelter
Saturday, September 25 at 10:00 am
Ages 5-11: Whether your child is a seasoned artist or a first-time painter, making their own art allows them to express complex emotions, develop hand-eye coordination, and explore creativity.

Painting with Nicole

Girl covered in paint with paint brush
West Branch Library
West Branch Shelter
Monday, September 27 at 6:30 pm
Ages 5-11: Whether your child is a seasoned artist or a first-time painter, making their own art allows them to express complex emotions, develop hand-eye coordination, and explore creativity.

Ready to Read Outside Storytime

Mother and young child, reading
West Branch Library
West Branch Shelter
Tuesday, September 28 at 10:30 am
Ages 0-5: Capture your child's imagination and inspire their love of reading at Ready to Read Outdoor Storytime. You and your child will sing along to music, listen to stories, meet new friends, and dance with egg shakers and scarves while enjoying time outside together. Dress for outside activities and don't forget to put on sunscreen!

Ready to Read Outside Storytime

Mother and young child, reading
West Branch Library
West Branch Shelter
Thursday, September 30 at 10:30 am
Ages 0-5: Capture your child's imagination and inspire their love of reading at Ready to Read Outdoor Storytime. You and your child will sing along to music, listen to stories, meet new friends, and dance with egg shakers and scarves while enjoying time outside together. Dress for outside activities and don't forget to put on sunscreen!

Vaccinate the Valley: Mobile Vaccine Clinic

Young woman wearing mask and rolling up her sleeve to show a bandage
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, September 24 at 3:00 pm
Protect your family and your community! Receive a free COVID-19 vaccine at the Vigo County Health Department's Mobile Vaccine Clinic. Choose either your first or second dose of the Pfizer vaccine, available to ages 12 and up or one dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine for ages 18 and up. Parental consent is required for children under the age of 18.

Tai Chi For Stress

Senior Woman Doing Tai Chi
West Branch Library
Monday, October 4 at 6:00 pm
Relax your mind, body, and spirit with Tai Chi for Stress, taught by Walden's Dojo. This gentle form of exercise will help you increase strength and flexibility while reducing your stress levels through tranquil, meditative movements. Please register only if you will be able to attend all sessions; attendance is necessary to learn the entire form.

Tai Chi For Stress

Senior Woman Doing Tai Chi
West Branch Library
Monday, October 11 at 6:00 pm
Relax your mind, body, and spirit with Tai Chi for Stress, taught by Walden's Dojo. This gentle form of exercise will help you increase strength and flexibility while reducing your stress levels through tranquil, meditative movements. Please register only if you will be able to attend all sessions; attendance is necessary to learn the entire form.

Maker Hour: Fabric Pumpkins

Fabric Jack-O-Lantern
West Branch Library
Wednesday, October 13 at 6:00 pm
Decorate for fall with an easy-to-sew fabric pumpkin. Complete the project using a sewing machine or create a no-sew option. Supplies will be provided.

Tai Chi For Stress

Senior Woman Doing Tai Chi
West Branch Library
Monday, October 18 at 6:00 pm
Relax your mind, body, and spirit with Tai Chi for Stress, taught by Walden's Dojo. This gentle form of exercise will help you increase strength and flexibility while reducing your stress levels through tranquil, meditative movements. Please register only if you will be able to attend all sessions; attendance is necessary to learn the entire form.

Tai Chi For Stress

Senior Woman Doing Tai Chi
West Branch Library
Monday, October 25 at 6:00 pm
Relax your mind, body, and spirit with Tai Chi for Stress, taught by Walden's Dojo. This gentle form of exercise will help you increase strength and flexibility while reducing your stress levels through tranquil, meditative movements. Please register only if you will be able to attend all sessions; attendance is necessary to learn the entire form.