Chili Public Library, 3333 Chili Ave., Rochester, will host the following programs.
Mitten Drive: through Jan. 12. Join the library in collecting mittens, gloves and hats for children ages 6 weeks-12 years at the Lewis Street YMCA Child Care Center.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. Jan. 11. For all ages.
Explore Engineering with the Whole Family: 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Jan. 11.
Teen Pizza Friday: 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 12. For ages 12-18. Enjoy pizza and snacks while relaxing after the library has closed for the evening. There will be games, crafts and other activities. Registration is encouraged.
Library closed: Jan. 15. The library will reopen at 9 a.m. Jan. 16.
Preschool Pals: 10 a.m. Jan. 16. For ages 4-5. Enjoy stories, songs and a craft.
Babies & Books: 10:30 a.m. Jan. 16. For ages 24 months and younger with an adult.
Pizza and Bingo Night: 6 p.m. Jan. 16. For all ages and families. Enjoy a night of pizza, bingo and prizes.
Ancestry.com Training: 10 a.m. Jan. 17. Learn how to research family trees using Ancestry.com. Registration is required.
Stretch and Breathe Storytime: 10 a.m. Jan. 17. For ages 3-5. Stretch, breath and read. Mats provided for the kids. Adults can bring a mat if they want to participate.
Girls Who Code: 6 p.m. Jan. 17. For girls ages 10-16. Learn how to code. Group meets at 6 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of the month.
Explore Art with the Whole Family: 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Jan. 18.
Upcoming
Teen Anime Club: 12:30 p.m. Jan. 20. For ages 12-18. Share each other’s passion for all things manga and anime. Enjoy ramen noodles.
Beginner Knitting Classes with Nancy Vandivert: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 24 and 31. Contact the library for a materials list.
Call (585) 889-2200 or visit chililibrary.org for information.
Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Road, Rochester, will host the following programs.
Lego Club: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11. For ages 5-12. Build with Legos. Registration required.
Preschool Dance Party: 10 to 10:30 a.m. Jan. 12. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Dance up a storm during the Friday party.
Curing Anxiety; Exposing Anxiety’s Lies: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 13.
Library closed: Jan. 15. Library closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Story Time with Hannah: 10:15 to 11 a.m. Jan. 16. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Tween Craft — 3-D Snowman House: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16. For ages 8-13. Create a winter scene with winter characters. Materials provided. Registration required.
Time for Tots: 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. Jan. 17. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy 40 minutes of free play with toys followed by 20 minutes of story time.
Library Board Meeting: 6 to 7 p.m. Jan. 17. Open to the public.
Upcoming
STEM Storytime: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18. For ages 4-8. Enjoy stories and a STEM activity. This week’s theme is “Building Bridges.” Registration recommended.
Call (585) 247-6446 or visit gateslibrary.org for information.