Located in the heart of the commercial and residential neighborhood for which it is named, Waldo Branch Library is one of the busiest branches in the system. It serves as a community center for the area as well as a meeting place for various community organizations and neighborhood associations.
Branch Manager: Alicia Ahlvers
|Monday - Thursday||9 a.m. - 8 p.m.|
|Friday||9 a.m. - 6 p.m.|
|Saturday||10 a.m. - 5 p.m.|
|Sunday||1 p.m. - 5 p.m.|
GED Preparation Classes
Monday and Wednesday evenings at 6 p.m.
Study sessions designed to help those interested in obtaining their General Equivalency Diploma, the equivalent of a high school diploma. To register, call Adult Basic Education at 816.418.8202.
Stories for Ones
Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.
Bring your one-year-old to a story time program designed just for them.
Preschool Story Time
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Children ages 2-5, and caregivers, enjoy stories, songs, and crafts.
First Friday Classic Film
First Friday of each month at 2 p.m.
Come watch a classic film with us.
Fourth Tuesday Book Group 
Literary and newsworthy fiction and nonfiction
Every Fourth Tuesday at 6 p.m.
Literature in Translation 
Every Fourth Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
Mysterious Undertakings Book Group 
Contemporary and classic mysteries
Every First Monday at 6:30 p.m.