Chili Public Library, 3333 Chili Ave., Rochester, will host the following programs.
Library closed: Saturdays and Sundays through Sept. 2.
Explore Legos with the Whole Family: 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. June 7.
Pajama Storytime: 7 p.m. June 7. For all ages. Wear pajamas and bring a stuffed animal friend.
Teen Pizza Friday: 5 to 7 p.m. June 8. For ages 12-18. Come to the library and enjoy pizza and snacks while relaxing after the library has closed for the evening. There will be games, crafts and other activities. Registration encouraged.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors: 4 to 5 p.m. June 11. For ages 12 and under. Read to a therapy dog! This is a great opportunity for children who are learning to read and emerging readers.
Monday Minecraft Madness: 6 p.m. June 11. For all ages. Bring in a tablet and Minecraft knowledge. Some computers will be available.
Make-a-Story Room Open Hours: 2 to 3 p.m. June 12. 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. June 12. Open to the public.
Make-a-Story Room Open Hours: 6 to 7 p.m. June 13. For all ages. Test the library’s robots, coding games, 3-D printer and sewing machine.
Make-a-Story Room Information Session: 7 to 8 p.m. June 13. Meeting highlights technology and creative equipment the new room has to offer. View everything that will be available for patron use. Ask questions about using the room, 3D printing, littlebits, cubelets, the sewing machine, sphero and the cricut machine.
Ancestry.com Training: 2 p.m. June 14. Learn how to research family trees using Ancestry.com. Registration is required.
Explore Engineering with the Whole Family: 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. June 14.
Upcoming
Photo Coasters: 6:30 p.m. June 19. For adults. Make photo coasters to take home. Bring four or more photos. Registration required.
“Three Blonde Singers” with Geoff Clough and Cyndi Kingsley: 7 p.m. June 20. For adults. Enjoy a musical history of the lives of Patty Page, Peggy Lee and Doris Day. Each has a unique journey of how they arrived to great success as singers in the 1950s. 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. June 7.
Sit, Knit and Stitch: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 7. For all ages and experience levels. Bring a project to work on while enjoying the company of others who enjoy needlecraft like knitting, stitching and crocheting.
Lego Club: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 7. For ages 5-12. Build with Legos. Registration requested.
Preschool Dance Party: 10 to 10:30 a.m. June 8. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Dance up a storm at the Friday party.
The Jigs Up String Band: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. June 9. Listen to old-time fiddle music, bluegrass and traditional American folk songs from the banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar and autoharp with local musicians of The Jigs Up String Band. Registration required.
Sushi Roll 101: 11 a.m. to noon June 9. Presented by local chef Kimberly Roth, of Bamboo Panda Catering Co. and finalist on Hell’s Kitchen. Class includes one sushi roll (veggie or seafood) and a sushi kit to bring home.
Baby Story Time: 9:30 to 10 a.m. June 11. 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. June 11. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Health Care Navigator: 4:30 to 8 p.m. June 11. Apply for Child Health Plus, Medicaid, the New York State Essential Plan or the Affordable Care Act if there was a life-qualifying event in the past 60 days. Certified application counselors from Coordinated Care Services Inc. available. Appointments required. For information: (585) 613-7662.
E-cigarettes and Vaping — Know the Risks and Trends: 6:30 to 8 p.m. June 11. Presented by Shelly Budinski, Rochester community education coordinator for National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. Q&A to follow. Registration requested.
Story Time with Hannah: 10:15 to 11 a.m. June 12. 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. June 12. 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 — Scrapbooking: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 12. For ages 9-18. Presented by Deb Coller. Bring three or four items to display that can be trimmed. Registration recommended.
Baby Sing, Sign and Play: 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. June 13. For ages 6-24 months with a caregiver. Use music, books and activities to learn simple American Sign Language signs for pre-verbal communication.
Nature Photography Workshop: 6 to 8 p.m. June 13. Presented by Zaphir Shamma. Learn new photography techniques for shooting pictures in gardens, the local countryside, zoos, wildlife parks or nature reserves. Learn how to make the most of available light for taking photos in nature. This course assumes a solid basic knowledge of digital camera skills, like ISO, aperture and shutter speed. Registration required.
Genealogy 101: 1 to 2:30 p.m. June 14. Genealogy specialist Barb Koehler, of Central Library, will discuss genealogy research and available resources. This includes the differences between the library edition of Ancestry.com and a personal subscription. Learn to make effective searches across available resources on the website. View free resources available through the Monroe County Library System website. Registration requested.
Pajama Story Time: 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. June 14. For all ages. Families will enjoy stories, songs, activities and a craft. Pajama wear optional.
Story Time Yoga: 10 to 10:30 a.m. June 15. 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
Cards for Military and Veterans: 11:30 a.m. June 16. Presented by Deb Coller. Thank a local veteran or military member for their service by sending them a homemade card. Materials provided. Registration required.
Greyhound Meet and Greet: 2 p.m. June 16. For all ages. Presented by representatives of Greyhound Adoption of Greater Rochester with their retired racing greyhounds. Learn about the history of the breed, how they train for the racing industry and how they transition to a family pet. Registration requested.
Call (585) 247-6446 or visit gateslibrary.org for information.