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Library
11401 East 23rd Street
Independence, MO 64052

PHONE:816-701-3483
FAX: 816-701-3493
Branch Manager: 
Ritchie Momon 
ritchiemomon@kclibrary.org
Office: 816-701-3583

Hours of Operation: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Friday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sunday

The Trails West Branch Library is located a few blocks off the Santa Fe Trail in Independence, within two miles of the Harry S Truman historical district and world headquarters for the Community of Christ. Trails West has numerous activities and programs for children and adults; many of the enrichment and educational activities are in conjunction with Parents as Teachers.
Where:
11401 East 23rd Street,
Independence MO
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Upcoming Events

  • Apr 25 10:30 am

    Preschool Storytime

    Preschool age kids will enjoy stories, songs, and art in this storytime.

     

  • Apr 29 5:00 pm

    Teen Advisory Group

    Looking to volunteer at your library? Stop by and find out the many ways you can participate to gain the volunteer hours you might need to graduate. We'll collaborate together to plan teen events at the library. Meetings are approximately 1 hour 15 min in length.

     

  • Apr 30 10:30 am

    Rockin' Ramblin' Readers

    Be sure to bring your little one for fun activities and playtime! This playgroup offers a chance to develop early literacy skills for children ages three months to five years old. Stop by anytime between 10:30-11:30am.Various activities will be stationed around the room, allowing you to move at...

     

  • May 2 10:30 am

    Preschool Storytime

    Preschool age kids will enjoy stories, songs, and art in this storytime.

     

  • May 3 12:00 pm
  • May 6 4:00 pm

    Anime Addicts

    Share your inner otaku by meeting other anime and manga fans while watching some of the most popular anime.

     

  • May 7 10:30 am

    Rockin' Ramblin' Readers

    Be sure to bring your little one for fun activities and playtime! This playgroup offers a chance to develop early literacy skills for children ages three months to five years old. Stop by anytime between 10:30-11:30am.Various activities will be stationed around the room, allowing you to move at...

     

  • May 9 10:30 am

    Preschool Storytime

    Preschool age kids will enjoy stories, songs, and art in this storytime.

     

  • May 13 5:00 pm
  • May 14 10:30 am

    Rockin' Ramblin' Readers

    Be sure to bring your little one for fun activities and playtime! This playgroup offers a chance to develop early literacy skills for children ages three months to five years old. Stop by anytime between 10:30-11:30am.Various activities will be stationed around the room, allowing you to move at...

     

  • May 15 4:30 pm

    Gamer Grounds

    Compete against other teens on the Wii to duel on Super Smash Brawl, Mario Party, Mario Kart, and other Wii games. We'll also have an Xbox 360 system and board games available for when you're waiting for your turn. All game systems will be simultaneously in play until approximately 6:00 pm.

     

  • May 16 10:30 am

    Preschool Storytime

    Preschool age kids will enjoy stories, songs, and art in this storytime.

     

  • May 20 5:00 pm
  • May 21 10:30 am

    Rockin' Ramblin' Readers

    Be sure to bring your little one for fun activities and playtime! This playgroup offers a chance to develop early literacy skills for children ages three months to five years old. Stop by anytime between 10:30-11:30am.Various activities will be stationed around the room, allowing you to move at...

     

  • May 23 10:30 am

    Preschool Storytime

    Preschool age kids will enjoy stories, songs, and art in this storytime.

     

  • May 27 5:00 pm

    Teen Advisory Group

    Looking to volunteer at your library? Stop by and find out the many ways you can participate to gain the volunteer hours you might need to graduate. We'll collaborate together to plan teen events at the library. During this meeting, we'll create chalk art and window art drawings to...

     

  • May 28 10:30 am

    Rockin' Ramblin' Readers

    Be sure to bring your little one for fun activities and playtime! This playgroup offers a chance to develop early literacy skills for children ages three months to five years old. Stop by anytime between 10:30-11:30am.Various activities will be stationed around the room, allowing you to move at...

     

  • May 28 10:30 am

    Rockin' Ramblin' Readers

    Be sure to bring your little one for fun activities and playtime! This playgroup offers a chance to develop early literacy skills for children ages three months to five years old. Stop by anytime between 10:30-11:30am.Various activities will be stationed around the room, allowing you to move at...

     

  • May 30 10:30 am

    Preschool Storytime

    Preschool age kids will enjoy stories, songs, and art in this storytime.

     

  • May 30 10:30 am

    Preschool Storytime

    Bring your little ones for a storytime with music and great books, followed by a fun activity for all to enjoy.

     

  • Jun 3 4:00 pm

    Anime Addicts

    Share your inner otaku by meeting other anime and manga fans while watching some of the most popular anime.

     

  • Jun 5 4:00 pm

    Gamer Grounds

    Compete against other teens on the Wii to duel on Super Smash Brawl, Mario Party, Mario Kart, and other Wii games. We'll also have an Xbox 360 system and board games available for when you're waiting for your turn. All game systems will be simultaneously in play until approximately 6:00 pm.

     

  • Jun 10 5:00 pm
  • Jun 17 5:00 pm
  • Jun 19 4:00 pm

    Summer Book Swap

    Need something new to read this summer? Tweens and teens can bring in their gently used books to trade with others. Even if you don’t have anything to trade, you’re sure to walk out with a title to add to your home library collection. Keep in mind that your trade books must be appropriate for...

     

  • Jun 24 5:00 pm

    Teen Advisory Group

    Looking to volunteer at your library? Stop by and find out the many ways you can participate to gain the volunteer hours you might need to graduate. We'll collaborate together to plan teen events at the library. During this meeting, we'll finish our final plans for our upcoming gaming...

     

  • Jul 1 4:00 pm

    Anime Addicts

    Share your inner otaku by meeting other anime and manga fans while watching some of the most popular anime.

     

  • Jul 3 4:00 pm

    Gamer Grounds

    Compete against other teens on the Wii to duel on Super Smash Brawl, Mario Party, Mario Kart, and other Wii games. We'll also have an Xbox 360 system and board games available for when you're waiting for your turn. All game systems will be simultaneously in play until approximately 6:00 pm.

     

  • Jul 8 4:00 pm
  • Jul 10 4:00 pm

    My Little Pony Party

    Pegasisters and Bronies unite! Together we’ll sew our own Little Ponies, watch episodes, and feast on pony poop. Sign-up is required. Call the Trails West branch to reserve a spot (816.701.3483).

     

  • Jul 15 5:00 pm
  • Jul 22 5:00 pm

    Teen Advisory Group

    Looking to volunteer at your library? Stop by and find out the many ways you can participate to gain the volunteer hours you might need to graduate. We'll collaborate together to plan teen events at the library. Meetings are approximately 1 hour 15 min in length.

     

  • Jul 24 4:00 pm

    LED SEW

    Don’t miss this opportunity to combine crafts with technology. At this first event, we’ll learn embroidery basics and will design an image that incorporates a blinking light. Then on July 31 at the second event, we’ll sew LED gadgets into the design to complete our projects. Sign-up is...

     

  • Jul 31 4:00 pm

    LED SEW

    Don’t miss this opportunity to combine crafts with technology. At this second event, we’ll continue with our projects by sewing LED gadgets into the design to complete it. Sign-up is required. Contact the Trails West branch to reserve a spot (816.701.3483).

     

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