Chili Public Library, 3333 Chili Ave., Rochester, will host the following programs.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. April 26. For all ages.
Explore Technology with the Whole Family: 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. April 26.
Toddler Time: 10 a.m. April 30. For ages 2-3 with an adult. Drop in for stories, songs and a craft.
Preschool Storytime: 10 a.m. May 1. For ages 4-5. Enjoy stories, songs and a craft.
Babies and Books: 10:30 a.m. May 1. For ages 24 months and younger with an adult.
Wizarding World: 4:30 p.m. May 1. For ages 7-11. Enjoy different “Harry Potter”-themed activities, crafts and snacks. Registration required.
Stretch and Breathe Storytime: 10 a.m. May 2. For ages 3-5. Stretch, breathe and read. Mats provided for kids; adults can bring their own.
Girls who Code: 6 p.m. May 2. For girls ages 9-13 who are interested in coding.
Adult Book Discussion: 7 p.m. May 2. Discuss “The Two-Family House” by Lynda Cohen Loigman. Books available at the Checkout Desk.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. May 3. For all ages.
Explore Legos with the Whole Family: 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. May 3.
Pajama Storytime: 7 p.m. May 3. For all ages. Wear pajamas and bring a stuffed animal friend.
Upcoming
“The Devil at Genesee Junction”: 2 p.m. May 6. Michael Benson, a Chili native, will discuss the murders of his two friends on June 25, 1966. Presentation includes a slideshow and Q&A session. Co-sponsored by Chili Historical Society and Chili Public Library. Registration required.
Ancestry.com Training: 2 p.m. May 10. Learn how to research family trees using Ancestry.com. Registration required.
Call (585) 889-2200 or visit chililibrary.org for information.
Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Road, Rochester, will host the following programs.
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.
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.
Baby Story Time: 9:30 to 10 a.m. April 30. 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 30. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Abstract Painting: 6 to 8 p.m. April 30. Local artist Jutta Zelazny will demonstrate an abstract piece with acrylic paint on a stretched canvas before attendees create their own. Supplies included. Bring a apron. Wear clothes that can get messy. Registration required.
Story Time with Hannah: 10:15 to 11 a.m. May 1. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Tween Craft — DIY Maracas: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 1. For ages 8-13. Paint maracas for Cinco de Mayo. Registration recommended.
Time for Tots: 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. May 2. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy 40 minutes of free play with toys followed by 20 minutes of story time.
Closed for Staff Training: 9 to 11 a.m. May 3.
Pajama Story Time: 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. May 3. For all ages. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and a craft. Pajama wear optional.
Sit, Knit and Stitch: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 3. For all ages and experience levels. Bring a project to work on while enjoying the company of others who like needlecraft such as knitting, stitching and crocheting.
First Friday Films: 10 to 11:30 a.m. May 4. For all ages. Watch short films and eat popcorn on the first Fridays of each month.
Call (585) 247-6446 or visit gateslibrary.org for information.