Clubs & Activities
Join us as we host this free English as a second language class, run by volunteers and organized by a local university & college adjunct professor.
In class you will learn basic English skills: grammar, listening, speaking, pronunciation, reading, and conversation. No fee or books required.
For class announcements and updates, please follow the group's Facebook page
Monday-Friday (9am-11am; Room 311), Monday-Wednesday (6pm-8pm; Room 310). Free parking in the Library Parking Garage included with attendance. For more information, please call 816-560-0135
9:00 am to 11:00 am
The only film directed by Charles Laughton, is an intense, sinister Grimm like story of a man whose nefarious motives for marrying a widow are discovered by her children. A classic good versus evil. Starring Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, and contributions from Lillian Gish and James Agee. 1955 B&W
Stop in at the Waldo Community branch for a healthy after-school snack. In partnership with Harvesters, Kids Cafe is held every Monday - Friday from 3:45-4:45 pm.
You must be 18 and under to receive a meal and the meal must be eaten in the Kids Cafe room.
3:45 pm to 4:45 pm
Bring your CPU or other technology device into Waldo. Our Tech Access volunteer will diagnose concerns and give possible advice as to how to solve your issues.
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
GQ magazine summed up Gene Hackman’s career like this: “Seventy-nine movies. Two Oscars. Not one bad performance.” It made him one of the greatest actors of his generation, known for the emotional honesty and naturalness of his characters. Celebrating Hackman’s 90th birthday on January 30, the Library spotlights four of his memorable roles.
SATURDAYS AT 1:30 P.M.
Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault
Central Library, 14 W. 10th
|January 4||The Royal Tenenbaums (2001; R)|
|January 11||Mississippi Burning (1988; R)|
|January 18||Unforgiven (1992; R)|
|January 25||The Birdcage (1996; R)|