Chili Public Library, 3333 Chili Ave., Rochester, will host the following programs.
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.
Teen Anime Club: 12:30 p.m. April 21. For ages 12-18. Enjoy all things manga and anime, as well as ramen noodles.
Toddler Time: 10 a.m. April 23. For ages 2-3 with an adult. Drop in for stories, songs and a craft.
Monday Minecraft Madness: 6 p.m. April 23. For all ages. Bring in a tablet and Minecraft knowledge. Some computers will be available.
Preschool Storytime: 10 a.m. April 24. For ages 4-5. Enjoy stories, songs and a craft.
Babies and Books: 10:30 a.m. April 24. For ages 24 months and younger with an adult.
Make-a-Story Room Open Hours: 2 to 3 p.m. April 24. For all ages. Test the library’s robots, coding games, 3-D printer and sewing machine.
Board of Trustees: 6 p.m. April 24. Open to the public.
Teen Friends: 6 p.m. April 24. For ages 12-21. Participate in discussions, earn volunteer hours and eat snacks.
Teens Together: 7:30 p.m. April 24. 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.
Stretch and Breathe Storytime: 10 a.m. April 25. For ages 3-5. Stretch, breathe and read. Mats provided for kids; adults can bring their own.
Make-a-Story Room Open Hours: 6 to 7 p.m. April 25. For all ages. Test the library’s robots, coding games, 3-D printer and sewing machine.
“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.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. April 26. For all ages.
Ancestry.com Training: 2 p.m. April 26. Learn how to research family trees using Ancestry.com. Registration is required.
Explore Technology with the Whole Family: 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. April 26.
Call (585) 889-2200 or visit chililibrary.org for information.
Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Road, Rochester, will host the following programs.
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.
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.
Baby Story Time: 9:30 to 10 a.m. April 23. 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 23. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Graphic Design Basics: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 23. Explore graphic design essentials such as image selection, font choice, color science and layout basics. Photo editing and design programs will be discussed with time for hands-on practice. Bring a laptop or tablet, if available. Registration required.
Story Time with Hannah: 10:15 to 11 a.m. April 24. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Tween Craft — Ceramic Birdhouses: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 24. For ages 8-13. Paint and embellish a ceramic birdhouse. Registration recommended.
Time for Tots: 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. April 25. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy 40 minutes of free play with toys followed by 20 minutes of story time.
Foundations of Investing: 6 to 7 p.m. April 25. Learn key principles of saving and investing, as well as specific strategies to help reach long-term financial goals. Registration requested.
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.
STEM Storytime: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 26. For ages 4-8. Join the children’s librarian for stories and a STEM activity. Registration recommended.
Upcoming
Truth Online — It Does Exist!: 10 to 11 a.m. April 28. Receive an introduction into the world of evaluating online information resources. Learn to evaluate a website for currency, relevance, authority, accuracy and purpose. Registration required.
Painted Clay Pots: 3 to 4 p.m. April 28. Create an original design, take the clay pot home and make plants happy. Presented by Deb Coller. Materials provided. Registration required.
Call (585) 247-6446 or visit gateslibrary.org for information.