Chili Public Library, 3333 Chili Ave., Rochester, will host the following programs.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. April 12. For all ages.
Explore Engineering with the Whole Family: 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. April 12.
Jogging Through Cemeteries with Patrick Byrnes: 2 p.m. April 14. Local author Patrick Byrnes will debut his new book, “Jogging Through Cemeteries,” in which he takes the reader on a journey as he jogs through local cemeteries in the Rochester area, while stopping to talk and interview people mourning lost family and friends. “Jogging Through Cemeteries” gives insight as to how people deal, in their own way, with grief. Registration required.
Toddler Time: 10 a.m. April 16. For ages 2-3 with an adult. Drop in for stories, songs and a craft.
Chess Club: 6 p.m. April 16. For ages 18 and younger.
Preschool Storytime: 10 a.m. April 17. For ages 4-5. Enjoy stories, songs and a craft.
Babies and Books: 10:30 a.m. April 17. For ages 24 months and younger with an adult.
Stretch and Breathe Storytime: 10 a.m. April 18. For ages 3-5. Stretch, breathe and read. Mats provided for kids; adults can bring their own.
Ancestry.com Training: 10 a.m. April 18. Learn how to research family trees using Ancestry.com. Registration is required.
Girls Who Code: 6 p.m. April 18. For girls ages 9-13 who are interested in coding.
Homebuyer’s Workshop: 7 p.m. April 18. This homebuyer program is for anyone who wants to own a home. Offered by members of the Mortgage Bankers Association. Focus is on the financing aspects of a purchase of a home. Registration required.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. April 19. For all ages.
Explore Art with the Whole Family: 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. April 19.
Upcoming
Teen Anime Club: 12:30 p.m. April 21. For ages 12-18. Enjoy all things manga and anime, as well as ramen noodles.
“As Love Wrinkles” — A Caregiver Talk and Book Discussion: 7 p.m. April 25. For baby boomers, those in the sandwich generation or people facing the day-to-day responsibility of caring for a loved one of any age with a disability or failing health. Registration required.
Call (585) 889-2200 or visit chililibrary.org for information.
Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Road, Rochester, will host the following programs.
Pajama Story Time: 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. April 12. A family program for all ages. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and a craft. Pajama wear optional.
Preschool Dance Party: 10 to 10:30 a.m. April 13. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Dance up a storm at the Friday party.
Learn to Love Fats!: 10 to 11 a.m. April 14. Learn where society went wrong, why people shouldn’t be scared of fats and how to decipher the good kind from the bad. Registration recommended.
Saturday Baby Story Time: 10:30 to 11 a.m. April 14. For ages 2 and younger with a caregiver. Program includes stories, songs, fingerplays and play time.
Baby Story Time: 9:30 to 10 a.m. April 16. 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. April 16. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Creative Writing Group: 6 to 8 p.m. April 16. For all experience levels. Share work and receive feedback from fellow writers.
Story Time with Hannah: 10:15 to 11 a.m. April 17. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Tween Craft — Moving Fish Origami: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 17. For ages 8-13. Create this project with paper, scissors and a little glue. Registration recommended.
Time for Tots: 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. April 18. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy 40 minutes of free play with toys followed by 20 minutes of story time.
Board Meeting: 6 to 7 p.m. April 18. Open to the public.
Gates Garden Club Story Time: 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. April 19. Learn more about Earth Day at this special program for families.
Story Time Yoga: 10 to 10:30 a.m. April 20. 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.
Upcoming
Zero Waste with Impact Earth: 10 to 11 a.m. April 21. For all ages. Learn what can be changed and how to get involved in the zero waste movement. Registration requested.
Mysterious World of Bats: 2 to 3 p.m. April 21. For all ages. Presented by Liz Thompson. The educational entertaining program is designed to allay fears that many have toward bats, and to educate people about the important and essential role bats play in the environment. Hear echolocation recordings and see bat detectors and models. Registration appreciated. Visit bit.ly/2us3ZOl for information.
Red Cross Blood Drive: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26. For those who have not donated since March 1. Walk-ins welcome. Call the Red Cross to make an appointment. Bring photo ID. Call (800) 733-2767 for information.
Call (585) 247-6446 or visit gateslibrary.org for information.