Chili Public Library, 3333 Chili Ave., Rochester, will host the following programs.
Library closed: Saturdays and Sundays through Sept. 2.
School Supply Drive: through Sept. 15. Donate notebooks, pencils, crayons and other school supplies to help children in the community have a successful school year. Supplies will go to the Rochester Discovery Charter School.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. Aug. 16. For all ages.
Explore Art with the Whole Family: 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 16.
Tie-dye for Kids: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 17. For ages 3-11. Bring a white T-shirt to tie-dye. Rain or shine. Registration required.
Tie-dye for Teens: 1 p.m. Aug. 17. For ages 12-18. Bring a white T-shirt to tie-dye. Rain or shine.
Tie-dye for Adults: 2 p.m. Aug. 17. Bring a white T-shirt to tie-dye. Rain or shine. Registration required.
Chess Club: 6 p.m. Aug. 20. For ages 18 and younger.
Make a Decorative Chalkboard: 6 p.m. Aug. 21. For adults. Create and decorate a chalkboard. Supplies provided. Registration required.
Explore Technology with the Whole Family: 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 23.
Teen Pizza Friday: 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 24. 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.
Upcoming
Monday Minecraft Madness: 6 p.m. Aug. 27. For all ages. Bring in a tablet and Minecraft knowledge. Some computers will be available.
Call (585) 889-2200 or visit chililibrary.org for information.
Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Road, Rochester, will host the following programs.
Lego Club: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16. For ages 5-12. Build things with the library’s Lego collection. Registration requested.
Story Time Yoga: 10 to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 17. 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.
Ceviche vs. Poke: 11 a.m. to noon Aug. 18. Learn what ceviche is, its origins and how different cultures have their own take on the dish. Sample poke to taste the difference of cultures. Registration required.
Gardener’s Favorites — Fruits and Vegetables: 1 to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 18. Hear about individual vegetables from planting to harvest; their strengths, weaknesses and needs; and ways of incorporating them into seeding plans to maximize harvests and hard work. Participants receive free seed packet.
Cupcake Wars: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 18. For ages 9-18. Create two cupcakes that will be peer-judged for appearance and taste. Materials provided. Registration required.
Baby Story Time: 9:30 to 10 a.m. Aug. 20. 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. Aug. 20. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Farmers Market 101: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20. Presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension. Learn how to plan a trip to the farmers market, shop for seasonal fruits and vegetables, time the visit and talk to the farmers. Registration requested.
Story Time with Hannah: 10:15 to 11 a.m. Aug. 21. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Clearance Book Sale: Aug. 21-28, Gates Town Hall, 1605 Buffalo Road, Rochester. Sale includes books, media, magazines, games and puzzles. Friends of the Gates Public Library members can shop from 4 to 8 p.m. Aug. 21. Membership is $5 per year. Sale opens to the public from noon to 8 p.m. Aug. 22-24, 27-28 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 25. Items are half-price on Aug. 24. Aug. 25 is $2/bag day. Prices reduced Aug. 27-28. Email books4gatesfriends@yahoo.com for information.
Teen Craft — Minute to Win It Games: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21. For ages 8-13. Compete in food-related games. Snacks, prizes and materials provided. Registration required.
The Happy Pirates: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 21. For all ages. Attendees will dance, laugh and sing. Registration required.
Time for Tots: 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. Aug. 22. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy 40 minutes of free play with toys followed by 20 minutes of story time.
Tour the Rochester Public Market: 8:45 to 10 a.m. Aug. 23. For youth and adults. Learn about Rochester history; roles of the market, local farmers, vendors and small businesses; and importance of local foods that support healthy eating.
#ReadWomen Book Club: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23. Club reads books by female authors. Discuss “Where the Heart Is” by Billie Letts. Registration requested.
Family Outdoor Movie: 7:30 to 11 p.m. Aug. 24. See Miguel prove his musical talent in the parking lot on a 17-foot movie screen. Refreshments available for purchase. Bring lawn chairs, a blanket and bug spray.
Upcoming
Retro Game Day: 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 25. For all ages. Play on vintage video game consoles. A Super Smash Bros Wii U tournament with prizes starts at 2 p.m. Call to register.
Summer Music — Susanna Rose: 3 to 4 p.m. Aug. 25. The Rochester singer-songwriter has released two albums and played shows from Toronto to New York City. She released “Snowbound” in November 2015. Registration required.
Call (585) 247-6446 or visit gateslibrary.org for information.