Chili Public Library, 3333 Chili Ave., Rochester, will host the following programs.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. May 17. For all ages.
Explore Art with the Whole Family: 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. May 17.
Teen Anime Club: 12:30 p.m. May 19. For ages 12-18. Share passions for all things manga and anime. Enjoy ramen noodles.
Chess Club: 6 p.m. May 21. For ages 18 and younger.
Make-a-Story Room Open Hours: 2 to 3 p.m. May 22. For all ages. Test the library’s robots, coding games, 3-D printer and sewing machine.
Board of trustees: 6 p.m. May 22. Open to the public.
Teen Friends: 6 p.m. May 22. For ages 12-21. Join in discussions, earn volunteer hours and eat snacks.
Teens Together: 7:30 p.m. May 22. 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.
Make-a-Story Room Open Hours: 6 to 7 p.m. May 23. For all ages. Test the library’s robots, coding games, 3-D printer and sewing machine.
Explore Technology with the Whole Family: 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. May 24.
Upcoming
Library closed: May 26-28 in observance of Memorial Day. Library will reopen at 9 a.m. May 29.
Library closed: Saturdays and Sundays, May 26-Sept. 2.
Ancestry.com Training: 10 a.m. May 30. 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.
Lunch and Learn — Aquatic Therapy: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. May 17. Presented by Genesee Valley Physical Therapy. Learn how to enhance a workout by using water. Optional lunch served at 12:30 p.m. for $5 payable to Seabury Woods. Reservations required for lunch. Call (585) 426-4950 for information.
Poetry Contest Prizes Celebration: 6 to 8 p.m. May 17. Friends of GPL will award prizes to students who won the Elizabeth Booth Hinchey Poetry Contest.
Story Time Yoga: 10 to 10:30 a.m. May 18. 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.
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.
Adult Craft — Spring Bracelets: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 19. Presented by Deb Coller. Various styles available. Materials provided. Registration required.
Gluten-free Cooking: 3 to 4:30 p.m. May 19. Liz Bauld, The Storybook Cook, will demonstrate how to make entrees that don’t skimp on flavor. Samples available. Registration requested.
Baby Story Time: 9:30 to 10 a.m. May 21. 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 21. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Creative Writing Group: 6 to 8 p.m. May 21. For writers of all experience levels. Share work and receive feedback from fellow writers.
Basic Sign Language for Adults: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 21. Enjoy an introduction to visual communication and basic sign language. Registration required.
Story Time with Hannah: 10:15 to 11 a.m. May 22. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Goths at the Library: 4 to 6 p.m. May 22. Celebrate World Goth Day at this family-friendly program. Exploring this often misunderstood culture with a spooky story time, snacks, music, a craft and a little bit of history. All-black attire not required, but encouraged. Registration appreciated.
Tween Craft — Block Bracelets: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 22. For ages 8-13. Assemble bright blocks of wood into a 9-inch bracelet. Registration recommended.
Time for Tots: 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. May 23. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy 40 minutes of free play with toys followed by 20 minutes of story time.
Collaborate on Google: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 23. Learn about Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Drive with hands-on activities and group instruction. Set up a Google account before class. Registration required.
STEM Storytime: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 24. For ages 4-8. Join the children’s librarian for stories and a STEM activity. This month’s theme is catapults. Registration recommended.
Call (585) 247-6446 or visit gateslibrary.org for information.