Chili Public Library, 3333 Chili Ave., Rochester, will host the following programs.
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.
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.
Toddler Time: 10 a.m. Dec. 4. For ages 2-3 with an adult. Drop in for stories, songs and a craft.
American Girl Club: 4 p.m. Dec. 4. For ages 5-12.
Chess Club: 6 p.m. Dec. 4, For ages 18 and younger.
Preschool Pals: 10 a.m. Dec. 5. For ages 4-5. Enjoy stories, songs and a craft.
Babies & Books: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 5. For ages 2 and younger with an adult.
Wizarding World: Dec. 5. Enjoy “Harry Potter”-themed activities and snacks. Registration is required. O.W.L.s open to ages 7-11 at 4:30 p.m.; N.E.W.T.s open to ages 12-18 at 6:30 p.m.
Yoga Storytime: 10 a.m. Dec. 6. For ages 3-5. Stretch, breathe and read. Mats provided for kids; adults can bring their own.
Adult Book Discussion: 7 p.m. Dec. 6. Discuss “What Alice Forgot” by Liane Moriarty. Books available at checkout desk.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. Dec. 7. For all ages.
Explore Legos with the Whole Family: 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Dec. 7.
Pajama Storytime: 7 p.m. Dec. 7. For all ages. Wear pajamas and bring a stuffed animal friend.
Teen Pizza Friday: 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 8. For ages 12-18. Enjoy pizza and snacks while relaxing after the library has closed for the evening. Activities include games and crafts. Registration is encouraged.
Upcoming
Christmas Cookie Decorating: 11 a.m. to noon Dec. 9. For ages 3-7. Enjoy a holiday storytime while decorating cookies. Registration required.
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 required.
Coloring and a Movie: 6:30 p.m. Dec. 13. For ages 18 and older. Enjoy a movie, some relaxing coloring and light refreshments.
Call (585) 889-2200 or visit chililibrary.org for information.
Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Road, Rochester, will host the following programs.
First Friday Films: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 1. For all ages. Enjoy short films and popcorn on the first Fridays of each month.
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.
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.
Saturday Baby Story Time: 10:30 to 11 a.m. Dec. 2. For ages 2 and younger with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and play time.
Baby Story Time: 9:30 to 10 a.m. Dec. 4. 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. Dec. 4. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
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.
Story Time with Hannah: 10:15 to 11 a.m. Dec. 5. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Teen Craft — Cupcake Decorating: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5. For ages 9-18. Materials provided. Decorate cupcakes with a holiday theme. Registration required.
Time for Tots: 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. Dec. 6. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy 40 minutes of free play with toys followed by 20 minutes of story time.
Gates Town Talks, a Circle Series on Aging: noon Dec. 6. Participate in a talking circle about aging. Share stories, and hear from others in ways that feel meaningful and safe for everyone. Co-facilitators Judith Lardner and Mariella Meinhold, of Partners in Restorative Initiatives, will guide the conversation. Visit pirirochester.org for information. Registration requested.
Hardwood Stem Cuttings: 7 p.m. Dec. 6. Learn to propagate woody plants like trees and shrubs. Make comparisons with other ways to propagate, such as softwood and semi-hardwood stem cutting as well as stem cuttings of nonwoody plants. Registration is recommended.
Closed for Staff Training: 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 7.
Pajama Story Time: 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Dec. 7. For families of all ages. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and a craft. Pajama wear optional.
Sit, Knit and Stitch: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 7. For all ages and experience levels. Bring a project, and talk with people who enjoy needlecraft like knitting, stitching and crocheting.
Holiday Book Sale: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 8 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 9. Shop from a large selection of books, puzzles, games, coffee table books and DVDs for sale. Gift baskets available through raffles; drawing held at 3 p.m. Dec. 9. Email books4gatesfriends@yahoo.com for information.
Preschool Dance Party: 10 to 10:30 a.m. Dec. 8. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Dance up a storm at the Friday party.
Upcoming
Travelogue — Eastman House Christmas: 1 to 2 p.m. Dec. 9. Experience the beauty of Rochester in December. Christy Simons will present photographs of George Eastman Museum’s winter decorations and the Arboretum’s poinsettias. Light refreshments served.
Call (585) 247-6446 or visit gateslibrary.org for information.