Chili Public Library, 3333 Chili Ave., Rochester, will host the following programs.
The library is closed for the Thanksgiving holiday through Nov. 24. Regular hours will resume Nov. 25.
Toddler Time: 10 a.m. Nov. 27. For ages 2-3 with an adult. Drop in for stories, songs and a craft.
Monday Minecraft Madness: 6 p.m. Nov. 27. For all ages. Bring in a tablet and Minecraft knowledge. Some computers will be available.
Preschool Pals: 10 a.m. Nov. 28. For ages 4-5. Enjoy stories, songs and a craft.
Babies & Books: 10:30 a.m. Nov. 28. For ages 2 and younger with an adult.
Board of Trustees: 6 p.m. Nov. 28. Meeting open to the public.
Teen Friends: 6 p.m. Nov. 28. For ages 12-21. Participate in discussions, earn volunteer hours and eat snacks.
Teens Together: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28. For ages 12-18. This group provides a safe place for teens to hang out, support each other, discuss issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression and work to end homophobia and transphobia.
Yoga Storytime: 10 a.m. Nov. 29. For ages 3-5. Stretch, breathe and read. Mats provided for kids; adults can bring their own.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. Nov. 30. For all ages. Explore is a Mystery with the Whole Family: 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Nov. 30.
Pajama Storytime: 7 p.m. Nov. 30. For all ages. Wear pajamas and bring a stuffed animal friend.
Upcoming
Squirtle Squad: 3 p.m. Dec. 2. For ages 7-11. Join the library’s Pokemon Trainers Club. Participate in a Pokemon-themed activity each month. Bring cards or use the library’s collection.
Christmas Cookie Decorating: 11 a.m. to noon Dec. 9. For ages 3-7. Enjoy a holiday storytime while decorating cookies. Registration opens Nov. 25.
Gingerbread House Decorating: 2 to 3 p.m. Dec. 9. For ages 8-11. Decorate gingerbread houses. Awards given to the most unique designs. Registration opens Nov. 25.
Call (585) 889-2200 or visit chililibrary.org for information.
Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Road, Rochester, will host the following programs.
Story Time Yoga: 10 to 10:30 a.m. Nov. 24. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Children will hear stories while stretching and strengthening their bodies. Stories will inspire children’s minds as their bodies are busy supporting them.
That’s a Wrap!: 11 a.m. to noon Nov. 25. For adults. Learn how to tie a perfect bow for the holidays. Supplies provided. Registration required.
Stories-, Songs- and Drum-along with Topher Holt: 2 to 3 p.m. Nov. 25. For families. Move, sing, shake a maraca or beat a drum during the animated experience. Registration recommended.
Baby Story Time: 9:30 to 10 a.m. Nov. 27. For ages 2 and younger with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and play time.
Story Time with Mary Jo: 10:15 to 11 a.m. Nov. 27. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Story Time with Hannah: 10:15 to 11 a.m. Nov. 28. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Health Insurance Navigator: 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 28. Get assistance enrolling for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. A certified application counselor will be available to help attendees enroll for health insurance through the New York State of Health Exchange. Bring ID, 2016 tax return and social security numbers and dates of birth for all family members being enrolled. Assistance is first come, first serve.
Gingerbread House: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28-30. For all ages. Groups of up to five people can create an original gingerbread house. Choose one of the three dates, and ask a library staff member to reserve a house.
Time for Tots: 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. Nov. 29. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy 40 minutes of free play with toys followed by 20 minutes of story time.
Technology for Seniors: 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Dec. 1. Each month will feature topics related to technology, using tablets. Bring tablet or borrow one from the library. Registration required.
Upcoming
Alcohol Ink Ornament: 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 2. For adults. Make three decorated egg ornaments using the alcohol ink technique with Linda Bowers. Materials provided. Registration required.
Ideas and Authors: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 4. Discuss “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman. Books are available at the Circulation Desk one month in advance.
Call (585) 247-6446 or visit gateslibrary.org for information.