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East Independence Branch


Groundbreaking: March 31, 2023

Opening: 2024

A new East Independence Branch is coming soon! The new 12,500 sq. ft. facility will be built on a 5.5-acre property off Little Blue Pkwy in Independence, just south of I-70. The East Independence Branch will include a community room, meeting rooms, a children's area, and outdoor space.

Your New Library Experience Is Coming!

The East Independence Branch will be a new 12,500-square-foot facility that will include:

  • A community room
  • Meeting rooms
  • A children's area
  • Outdoor space

The construction of this new branch building is part of the Library’s Capital Improvement Plan, which is made possible by funds from Proposition L. The architects are SAPP Design (Springfield, MO) and Helix Architecture and Design, Inc. (Kansas City, MO), and the construction firm for all projects is JE Dunn.

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