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

Walk On I: 10-11 a.m. 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.

Walk On II: 1-2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. This class is an extension of Walk On I, in which participants will follow Leslie Sansone DVDs in a 2 mile walking workout indoors that builds strength, endurance and flexibility, while boosting energy levels and super-charging your upper and lower body. Free and open to the public. No equipment is necessary. 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 Time: 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 1. Did you get a new laptop, tablet, or phone and you don’t know how to use it? Learn how to download Library books and how to use Library databases on your device. Bring your device to the Library and we'll help you learn all that and more.

Tech Classes: 2-3 p.m. Sept. 2, 16 or 30. Topics: Email, flash drive, and Microsoft Suite which includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Publisher.

Medicare Made Easy: 1-2 p.m. Sept. 7. Learn everything you need to know about Medicare in plain English. No registration required.

– Jillayne Ritchie