Chili Public Library, 3333 Chili Ave., Rochester, will host the following programs.
Library closed: Saturdays and Sundays through Sept. 2.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. July 19. For all ages.
Explore Art with the Whole Family: 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. July 19.
Family Movie Morning: 11 a.m. July 20. For all ages and families. Popcorn served. Call library for movie title.
Teen Life-Size Candyland: 3 p.m. July 20. For ages 12-18. Play on a giant Candyland board. Prizes available for winners; candy served to all.
Punk Rock Party: 10 a.m. July 23. For ages 3-6. Enjoy a music-filled storytime.
Monday Minecraft Madness: 6 p.m. July 23. For all ages. Bring in a tablet and Minecraft knowledge. Some computers will be available.
Babies and Books: 10:30 a.m. July 24. For ages 24 months and younger with an adult.
Board of trustees: 6 p.m. July 24. Open to the public.
Teen Friends: 6 p.m. July 24. For ages 13-21. Participate in discussions, earn volunteer hours and eat snacks.
Teens Together: 7:30 p.m. July 24. For ages 13-18. 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.
Instrument Builders: 11 a.m. July 25. For ages 7-11. Use a variety of recycled materials to create musical instruments. Registration required.
Wii for Teens: 3 p.m. July 25. For ages 12-18. Spend an afternoon playing on the Wii and eating snacks.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. July 26. For all ages.
Explore Technology with the Whole Family: 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. July 26.
Life-Size Monopoly: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 27. For all ages and families. Register for a one-hour block. Play limited to six players per hour.
Teen Pizza Friday: 5 to 7 p.m. July 27. For ages 12-18. Enjoy pizza and snacks while relaxing after the library has closed for the evening. There will be games, crafts and other activities. Registration encouraged.
Upcoming
Omnipresent Puppet Theater presents “The Little Mermaid”: 2 p.m. July 30. For all ages and families. Tickets available at the door 15 minutes before the program. Free.
Teen Taco Tuesday: 6 p.m. July 31. For ages 12-18. Enjoy tacos, games, a pinata and other activities. Registration required.
Hula Hoops for Kids: 2 p.m. Aug. 1. For ages 6-11. Participate in a fun and active class about Hula-Hoops and fitness.
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!”
The Wondermakers — “Rockin’ Rabbit and Other Tales”: 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. July 19. Hear multicultural folktales with songs from Kenya, Puerto Rico and the Native American culture. This program is highly interactive; children can participate. Registration requested.
Story Time Yoga: 10 to 10:30 a.m. July 20. 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.
Kindness Rocks: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. July 21. For all ages. Decorate polished stones with permanent markers as part of the library’s Growing Kindness theme for 2018. Leave the rocks throughout the community to inspire others. Registration appreciated.
Baby Story Time: 9:30 to 10 a.m. July 23. 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 23. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Didgeridoo Down Under: 6:30 to 7:17 p.m. July 23. Enjoy a high-energy, Australian-themed show that combines music, comedy, culture, character building and audience participation. Registration required.
The Music of Miss Patsy Cline: 7 to 8 p.m. July 23. Participante in a tribute to Patsy Cline with live music, history and trivia about Patsy and her life in music. Registration required.
Story Time with Hannah: 10:15 to 11 a.m. July 24. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Tween Craft — Pinwheels: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 24. For ages 8-13. Decorate extra-large pinwheels to put a “spin” on fun. Simple assembly. Materials provided. Registration recommended.
Time for Tots: 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. July 25. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy 40 minutes of free play with toys followed by 20 minutes of story time.
ACT Practice Test: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 26. For grades 9-12. Prepare for the official ACT by taking practice tests under simulated test conditions. Bring pencils, snacks and a calculator. Presented by Chariot Learning. Registration required.
Lego Club: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 26. For ages 5-12. Build with the library’s Legos. Registration requested.
Upcoming
Kombucha — Mother of Goodness!: 11 a.m. to noon July 28. For adults. Learn about the history of kombucha, how it’s made and what to expect from each bottle. Sample various kombucha styles. Bring home a bottle of kombucha to enjoy. Registration required.
GPL Out on the Town — Architectural Tour: 2 to 3:40 p.m. July 28. For adults. Held at Mount Hope Cemetery. “History in Plain Sight: Architects, Architecture and Mt. Hope Cemetery.” Take a walk through 200 years of the region’s architectural history. Leave with a new appreciation for the buildings in the community. Registration required. Free.
Call (585) 247-6446 or visit gateslibrary.org for information.