About this branch
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.
At this branch
- Computers: 15 for adults, 4 for kids, 5 "express" (15-minute limit), & 8 laptops
- Wireless: All branches have free Wi-Fi wireless Internet access.
- Meeting Rooms: 2 rooms
Location & hours
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.|
Regular activities & classes
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.