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.

West Branch 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

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

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, March 28 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Enjoy 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.

Spring Break Trivia

Neon Light Bulb with Brain Symbol
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, March 28 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Test your general knowledge at this multi-category trivia evening. Come alone or with a team.

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Climbing Books
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, March 29 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 are invited to participate with their children during this storytime.

Super Mario Escape Room

Green Pipes on Grass
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, March 29 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Do you have what it takes to outsmart Bowser? Work with your team to interpret clues and solve puzzles from Mario's extensive history to escape Bowser's Castle before it's too late. Registration is required - please call 812-235-2121. Ages 10 and up.

Money Smart Week: Using Excel to Manage Money

Two Jars with Coins in Them Labeled Save and House
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, April 1 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Master your personal finances during Money Smart Week.  View real examples of how others use Excel to manage money and practice creating your own budgeting tool.   You will even find out about other technology-based options to help with your budget.  Learn more about Money Smart Week at moneysmartweek.org.

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, April 3 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 March through May.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, April 4 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Enjoy 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 Climbing Books
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, April 5 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 are invited to participate with their children during this storytime.

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, April 10 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 March through May.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, April 11 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Enjoy 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.

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