Trails West Branch

Trails West Branch

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. This branch has numerous activities and programs for children and adults.


Featured Activity at This Branch

The Library and The Kansas City Star focus the latest installment of their Java with Journalist series on Jackson County and the patrons at the Trails West Branch.

Saturday, July 27, 2019
10:30 am

Upcoming Events

Tue, July 23, 4:00 pm
Wed, July 24, 10:30 am
Wed, July 24, 4:00 pm

Book Groups

Storytimes

Preschool Storytime

Wednesdays 10:30 - 11:15 am

At this branch

  • Computers: 12 for adults, 3 for business, 4 for teens, 4 for kids, and 2 "express" (15-minute limit)
  • Free Wi-Fi access at all branches.
  • Passport Services

Passport Services

U.S. Passport application services are available at the Trails West Branch. No appointment necessary—services are offered during regular business hours. Passport service ends one hour before closing time.

There are required documents to bring and other steps to review before your visit. A checklist of materials and details can be found on the Passport Services page.