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

Halloween Costume Swap

Girl Dressed Up as Cat
West Branch Library
Thursday, October 31 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 Library 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 available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Bingo Bunch

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

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Two Cubs
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, November 1 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories, and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers can participate with their children during storytime.

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, November 6 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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 from September through November.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.

Bingo Bunch

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

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Two Cubs
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, November 8 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories, and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers can participate with their children during storytime.

Photoshop Fabulous

Printed Photo Being Compared to Digital Image
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, November 11 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Remove blemishes, whiten teeth, and make colors pop. Previous experience with Adobe Photoshop Elements is not required. Bring your own photos or use our photos for practice.

Maker Hour

Colorful Plastic Parts
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, November 12 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Ages 5 & Up: Explore a different way to learn and play with Osmo®, a unique iPad app that blends the physical with the digital.

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, November 13 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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 from September through November.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.

Bingo Bunch

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

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