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. July 5.
Teddy Bear Sleepover: 7 p.m. July 5. For ages 3-6. Bring a stuffed animal friend for a special storytime. Leave the animals at the library for the night, and hear about their adventures the next morning. Registration required.
Chili Library Truck Show: 10 a.m. to noon July 9. For all ages and families. Get up close and personal with all kinds of trucks and other vehicles.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors: 4 to 5 p.m. July 9. 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. July 9. For all ages. Bring in a tablet and Minecraft knowledge. Some computers will be available.
Babies and Books: 10:30 a.m. July 10. For ages 24 months and younger with an adult.
Friends of the Chili Public Library: 6 p.m. July 10. Open to the public.
Bubble Party: 2 p.m. July 11. For ages 3-7. Join the library for music, bubbles and summertime fun.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. July 12. For all ages.
Ancestry.com Training: 2 p.m. July 12. 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. July 12.
Family Bingo: 11 a.m. July 13. Enjoy a morning of bingo with the whole family. Registration required.
Teen Pizza Friday: 5 to 7 p.m. July 13. For ages 12-18. Come to the library after it closes for the night to enjoy pizza and snacks. Participate in games, crafts and activities. Registration encouraged.
Upcoming
Musikgarten: 10 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. July 16. For ages 3-5 at 10 a.m. and ages 2 or younger at 10:30 a.m. Enjoy music and play. Registration required.
Magnet Board Craft: 6 p.m. July 17. For adults. Create a decorative hanging magnet board and magnets. Registration required.
The Checkers Show: 11 a.m. July 18. For all ages and families. Show features music, magic and more!. Tickets available at the door 15 minutes before the show. Free.
Line Dancing with Rosalind Walker: 6:30 p.m. July 18. The beginner-intermediate class session covers various genres of group social line dances from around the world. Wear soft-soled shoes. Bring a bottle of water. Registration required.
Call (585) 889-2200 or visit chililibrary.org for information.
Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Road, Rochester, will host the following programs.
Summer Reading: through Aug. 11. For all ages. Prizes offered weekly. Theme: “Libraries Rock!”
American Music Sing-Along: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 5. For families. Hear stories about American music, listen to the songs and make an instrument to play in a parade. Registration requested.
Sit, Knit and Stitch: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 5. 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.
First Friday Films: 10 to 11:30 a.m. July 6. For all ages. Enjoy short films and popcorn on the first Fridays of the month.
Saturday Baby Story Time: 10:30 to 11 a.m. July 7. For ages 2 and younger with a caregiver. Program includes stories, songs, fingerplays and play time.
Ripped Envelopes: 11 a.m. to noon July 7. Make a work of art with ripped, shredded envelopes and Deb Coller’s help. Registration requested.
Baby Story Time: 9:30 to 10 a.m. July 9. 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. July 9. 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. July 9. Apply for Child Health Plus, Medicaid, the NYS Essential Plan or the Affordable Care Act. Must have had a life-qualifying event within the past 60 days. Certified application counselors from Coordinated Care Services Inc. can help. Assistance by appointment only. For information: (585) 613-7662.
How Sleep Affects Your Health: 7 to 8 p.m. July 9. Discuss the importance of sleep and its relationship to overall health and well-being with a certified health and life coach. Registration required.
Story Time with Hannah: 10:15 to 11 a.m. July 10. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Teen Craft — Decorated Clay Pots: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 10. For ages 9-18. Decorate a flower pot under the instruction of Deb Coller. Supplies provided. Registration required.
Junior Friends of the Gates Public Library: 4 to 5 p.m. July 10. 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.
Time for Tots: 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. July 11. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy 40 minutes of free play with toys followed by 20 minutes of story time.
American Girls Rock: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 12. View different American Girl dolls and learn about the music of their eras. Registration requested.
Preschool Dance Party: 10 to 10:30 a.m. July 13. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Dance up a storm at the Friday party.
Monster Mash: 2 to 3 p.m. July 13. For ages 4-12. Celebrate “Hotel Transylvania 3” with stories, songs, crafts and a giveaway. Registration requested.
Upcoming
Japanese Irises: 10 to 11 a.m. July 14. A Master Gardener will highlight the differences between Japanese irises and other irises, such as German bearded, Siberian and Dutch. Learn the requirements for successfully growing these plants to produce the large, beautiful flowers that are rarely seen in this area. Registration requested.
Call (585) 247-6446 or visit gateslibrary.org for information.