Trails West Branch

Trails West Branch



Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

No Pop In / Pick Up Holds Service or Computer Reservations on Tuesday,
August 4th.

Fax, scan and photo copy services are available without a reservation and are free.

Masks must be worn by anyone visiting our library locations


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.

Upcoming Events

Mon, August 3, 11:30 am
Tue, August 4, 11:30 am
Wed, August 5, 11:30 am

Book Groups


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.