Trails West Branch of the Kansas City Public Library is offering the following activities for the month of November. The Library is located at 11401 E 23rd St. S., Independence. All programs are free. For more information, call 816-701-3483.

Medicare Made Easy: 1 p.m. Nov. 2. Learn everything you need to know about Medicare in plain English. No registration is required.

Tech Time: 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 3. Did you get a new laptop, tablet, or phone and you don’t know how to use it? Do you want to learn how to download Library books on your device or use Library databases on your device? Bring it to the Library and we'll do our best to help you learn all that and more.

Walk On: 9-10 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays. Tuesday and Thursdays. Come walk a mile in the comfort of an indoor meeting space. Participants will follow Leslie Sansone DVDs to start their weight loss journey with a gentle paced 1 mile beginner walk program. Participants will increase their heart rate with low impact moves. Free and open to the public. No equipment necessary. No registration required.

Open Play Board Games: 4-7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday. Games Include: Chess, Checkers, Cards, Dice, Life, Risk, Uno, Rook, Connect Four, Chutes and Ladders, Backgammon, Boggle, Scrabble, Apples to Apples, Pictureka, and more. No registration required.

Preschool Storytime: 10:30-11:15 a.m. Wednesdays. Come join us for stories, songs and an activity for all to enjoy!

Tech Class – Microsoft Powerpoint: 2 p.m. Nov. 11. Technology series that will cover email, flash drive, and Microsoft Suite which includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Publisher. Call to register.

Tech Class – Microsoft Excel: 2 p.m. Nov. 25. Technology series that will cover email, flash drive, and Microsoft Suite which includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Publisher. Call to register.

– Jillayne Ritchie