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

Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5

Mother Goose with Two Gooslings
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, October 24 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.

Halloween Costume Swap

Kids in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Tuesday, October 24 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.

Creative Builders - Design a Light-Up Card

Blueprint of Gears
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, October 24 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Ages 8-15: Make your card shine with copper tape, LED stickers and a coin cell battery.  Enjoy your creative results or share with a friend.

Halloween Costume Swap

Kids in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Wednesday, October 25 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.

West Vigo Guitar Club

Colorful Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 25 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Ages 8-14:  Learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm and chords with the West Vigo Guitar Club.  The club will meet as a group for free instruction in October and November.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.

Halloween Costume Swap

Kids in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Thursday, October 26 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, October 26 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Bingo Bunch meets weekly at the West Branch Library.  Enjoy light 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, October 27 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Enjoy 30 minutes of interactive storytime from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.

Halloween Costume Swap

Kids in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Friday, October 27 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.

West Branch Halloween Book Giveaway at the Westside Hometown Holiday Trunk or Treat

Little Girl Dressed As Butterfly
West Branch
Sunday, October 29 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
All ages: Fill your trick or treat bag at the Westside Hometown Holidays Trunk or Treat.  Enjoy activities in a safe environment after the Westside Hometown Holiday parade - and don't forget to stop by the Vigo County Public Library's trunk for a free book.  Books will be available while supplies last. 

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