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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

  • Sep 3 10:30 am

    Rockin' Ramblin' Readers

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

     

  • Sep 4 4:30 pm

    Cook It Up

    Learn to cook simple and nutritional recipes for yourself or the whole family. During this four week course, you'll meet every Thursday to receive hands on training in using kitchen equipment and other cooking skills. Registration is required and is aimed at the teen audience only.

     

  • Sep 9 5:00 pm

    Oh My Teen Book Group

    Oh My Teen discusses The 5th Wave by Rick Yancy. Oh My Teen book group is a program for teens that meets the second Tuesday of every month at the Trails West branch. Copies are available for request or checkout at the branch library.After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only...

     

  • Sep 10 10:30 am

    Rockin' Ramblin' Readers

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

     

  • Sep 11 4:30 pm

    Cook It Up

    Learn to cook simple and nutritional recipes for yourself or the whole family. During this four week course, you'll meet every Thursday to receive hands on training in using kitchen equipment and other cooking skills. Registration is required and is aimed at the teen audience only.

     

  • Sep 16 4:00 pm

    Graphic Fiction Readers

    Teen readers discusses William Shakespeare with a twist in the manga version of Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare's classic tragedy has teenage heroes, scheming and villainous adults, heartbreaking tragedy, and the ultimate romantic plot about star-crossed lovers. Graphic Fiction Readers is a...

     

  • Sep 17 10:30 am

    Rockin' Ramblin' Readers

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

     

  • Sep 18 4:30 pm

    Cook It Up

    Learn to cook simple and nutritional recipes for yourself or the whole family. During this four week course, you'll meet every Thursday to receive hands on training in using kitchen equipment and other cooking skills. Registration is required and is aimed at the teen audience only.

     

  • Sep 23 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. In September we'll...

     

  • Sep 24 10:30 am

    Rocking' Ramblin' Readers

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

     

  • Sep 25 4:30 pm

    Cook It Up

    Learn to cook simple and nutritional recipes for yourself or the whole family. During this four week course, you'll meet every Thursday to receive hands on training in using kitchen equipment and other cooking skills. Registration is required and is aimed at the teen audience only.

     

  • Oct 1 10:30 am

    Rockin' Ramblin' Readers

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

     

  • Oct 2 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.

     

  • Oct 7 4:00 pm

    Anime Addicts

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

     

  • Oct 8 10:30 am

    Rockin' Ramblin' Readers

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

     

  • Oct 11 1:00 pm

    Star Wars Reads Day

    Join us as we celebrate the 3rd annual Star Wars Reads Day! We’ll play games, do crafts, and learn the secrets of the Force with snacks and a costume contest. Come dressed as your favorite character and win prizes! Geared for ages 5-12.Star Wars Reads Day is a day-long celebration of literacy...

     

  • Oct 14 5:00 pm

    Oh My Teen Book Group

    Oh My Teen discusses Sabriel by Garth Nix. Oh My Teen book group is a program for teens that meets the second Tuesday of every month at the Trails West branch. Copies are available for request or checkout at the branch library.Since childhood, Sabriel has lived outside the walls of the Old...

     

  • Oct 15 10:30 am

    Rockin' Ramblin' Readers

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

     

  • Oct 22 10:30 am

    Rockin' Ramblin' Readers

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

     

  • Oct 28 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. In October we'll finalize...

     

  • Oct 29 10:30 am

    Rockin' Ramblin' Readers

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

     

  • Nov 5 10:30 am

    Rockin' Ramblin' Readers

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

     

  • Nov 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 on Crunchyroll.

     

  • Nov 12 10:30 am

    Rockin' Ramblin' Readers

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

     

  • Nov 19 10:30 am

    Rockin' Ramblin' Readers

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

     

  • Nov 25 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. In November we'll begin...

     

  • Dec 3 10:30 am

    Rockin' Ramblin' Readers

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

     

  • Dec 10 10:30 am

    Rockin' Ramblin' Readers

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

     

  • Dec 17 10:30 am

    Rockin' Ramblin' Readers

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

     

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