Chili Public Library, 3333 Chili Ave., Rochester, will host the following programs.
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.
“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.
Toddler Time: 10 a.m. May 7. For ages 2-3 with an adult. Drop in for stories, songs and a craft.
American Girl Club: 4 p.m. May 7. For ages 5-12.
Chess Club: 6 p.m. May 7. For ages 18 and younger.
Preschool Storytime: 10 a.m. May 8. For ages 4-5. Enjoy stories, songs and a craft.
Babies and Books: 10:30 a.m. May 8. For ages 24 months and younger with an adult.
Make-a-Story Room Open Hours: 2 to 3 p.m. May 8. For all ages. Test the library’s robots, coding games, 3-D printer and sewing machine.
Friends of the Chili Public Library: 6 p.m. May 8.
Stretch and Breathe Storytime: 10 a.m. May 9. 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. May 9. For all ages. Test the library’s robots, coding games, 3-D printer and sewing machine.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. May 10. For all ages.
Ancestry.com Training: 2 p.m. May 10. Learn how to research family trees using Ancestry.com. Registration required.
Explore Engineering with the Whole Family: 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. May 10.
Teen Pizza Friday: 5 to 7 p.m. May 11. For ages 12-18. Enjoy pizza and snacks while relaxing after the library has closed for the evening. Activities include games and crafts. Registration encouraged.
Upcoming
Kindness Project Rock Painting: 6:30 p.m. May 15. Paint rocks and learn how to hide them as well as how to post found rocks online. Registration required.
Call (585) 889-2200 or visit chililibrary.org for information.
Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Road, Rochester, will host the following programs.
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.
Technology for Seniors: 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. May 4. A librarian is available to assist with technology questions. Bring a tablet or laptop, or borrow one from the library. Registration required.
Baby Story Time: 9:30 to 10 a.m. May 7. 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. May 7. 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. May 7. Discuss “Still Life” by Louise Penny. Books available at the Circulation Desk one month in advance. Held on the first Mondays of the month.
Story Time with Hannah: 10:15 to 11 a.m. May 8. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Junior Friends of the Gates Public Library: 4 to 5 p.m. May 8. For ages 9-16. Junior Friends are a group of volunteers who meet year-round and help the library with book sales, programs and decorations, among other fun things. Meetings held the second Tuesdays of the month.
Teen Craft — Memory Wire Bracelets: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 8. For ages 9-18. Create a spring bracelet using memory wire. Registration recommended.
Book Sale: 4 to 8 p.m. May 9, Gates Community Center, 1605 Buffalo Road, Rochester. For Friends of the Gates Public LIbrary members. Memberships cost $5 at the door. Shop for hardcovers, paperbacks, CDs, records and DVDs.
Book Sale: noon to 8 p.m. May 10-11, Gates Community Center, 1605 Buffalo Road, Rochester. Shop for hardcovers, paperbacks, CDs, records and DVDs.
Lego Club: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 10. For ages 5-12. Build with Legos. Registration required.
Preschool Dance Party: 10 to 10:30 a.m. May 11. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Dance up at a storm at a Friday party.
Book Sale: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 12, Gates Community Center, 1605 Buffalo Road, Rochester. Shop for hardcovers, paperbacks, CDs, records and DVDs. Enjoy a $2 bag special; bags provided.
Upcoming
ACT Practice Test: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 12. For grades 9-12. Take a practice test under simulated conditions, proctored by a test expert and followed by instruction in scoring the exame and interpreting the results. Bring pencils, snacks and a calculator. Registration required.
After Hours Beer Tasting Fundraiser: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. May 18. Enjoy an evening of food, an assortment of beer tastings provided by Beers of the World, silent auctions and a talk by author Tim Wendel. Event sponsored by ACM Laboratories. Information and tickets available on the library’s website.
Call (585) 247-6446 or visit gateslibrary.org for information.