Waldo Branch

Waldo 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.

Featured Activity at This Branch

Starring Kirk Douglas, this WWI film explores a disastrous suicide mission ordered by French generals. Colonel Dax (Douglas), a lawyer in civilian life, must defend three innocent soldiers whom the generals are using as scapegoats. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. 1957 B&W

Friday, November 16, 2018
12:00 pm

At this branch

Books and Brews

Literary and noteworthy fiction and nonfiction. The group takes turns picking and facilitating. An optional dutch treat chat, chew and brews session follows at a nearby restaurant. Co-sponsored by American Association of University Women.

Kids Cafe
Kids Cafe

Enjoy a free healthy snack at the library. Snacks are reserved for youth ages 18 and under.

Kids Cafe

Enjoy a free healthy snack at the library. Snacks are reserved for youth ages 18 and under.

Kids Cafe

Enjoy a free healthy snack at the library. Snacks are reserved for youth ages 18 and under.

Literature in Translation

Travel the world through the eyes of authors whose work was written in their native language, and translated to English. Book Group, meets every fourth Thursday at 6:30 PM.

Medicare: What You Need to Know

A FREE program that explains Medicare in a way that's easy to understand. This class will be especially helpful for people turning 65 in the next few months. RSVPs are appreciated but not required. Call 816.701.6507.

Mysterious Undertakings

Contemporary and classic mysteries. The group takes turns facilitating.

Parents as Teachers Play Group

During the monthly playtimes children have the opportunity to play with other children as their parents model play and interact with other parents.

Preschool Storytime

Children ages 2-5 will enjoy stories, songs, and crafts.

Read to a Dog
The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) literacy program uses therapy animals to improve children's reading and communication skills. Join the R.E.A.D. team at the Waldo Branch on the second Saturday each month between September 2018 and April 2019 (excluding December and January) as children read the pooches some prose. Children may sign up for a 10-minute slot each Saturday. Parents must sign a release form before children will be allowed to read with one of the dogs.

Stories for Ones

We provide stories and activities for children 12-24 months of age.

Tabletop Tuesday

Explore the world of modern Tabletop Gaming! It's not just Monopoly anymore! The games are bigger, better and weirder! Come for fun, to meet new people and to face challenges that will test your problem solving and teamwork skills. Open 6th-12th graders. Games include Ticket to Ride, Betrayal at House on the Hill, Forbidden Island, Love Letter, Mysterium, King of Tokyo, and more!

Tech Coach Drop In at Waldo

COMPUTER QUESTIONS?

Get help on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-3 p.m. at Waldo Branch.

We're here to help with whatever technology questions you have:

· Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
· The internet and email
· Building a resume
· Recovering a password
· Building a website
· Broken computer or phone
· Settings on your computer or phone
· Downloading and uploading
· Filling out applications for a job, assistance benefits, healthcare, legal forms, taxes
· and so much more!
 
Drop-in, no appointment necessary. We have computers or bring your own device.

Just find us by looking for our sign:


Can't make it to the drop in session? Appointments and more information available.

Teen Gaming

Teens! Join us every Friday afternoon for video games on the Xbox One and Wii! Games include Rocket League, Mine Craft, Call of Duty: Black Ops III, Naruto Ultimate Storm 4, Halo, Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart, Madden, NBA 2K, FIFA, and more! Open to 7th through 12th graders.