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.
Library closed: Sept. 3. The library will resume regular hours on Sept. 4. Weekend hours start from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. Sept. 8 and 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 9.
Ancestry.com training class: 10 a.m. Sept. 5. Learn how to research family trees. Registration required.
Adult book discussion: 7 p.m. Sept. 5. Share favorite summer reads.
Explore Legos with the Whole Family: 6 to 7 p.m. Sept. 6.
Upcoming
Toddler Time: 10 a.m. Sept. 10. For ages 2-3 with an adult. Drop in for stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.
Preschool Pals: 10 a.m. Sept. 11. For ages 4-5 with an adult. Enjoy stories, songs and a craft.
Babies and Books: 10:30 a.m. Sept. 11. For ages 24 months and younger with an adult.
Putting Your Garden to Bed: 7 p.m. Sept. 12. Learn how to prepare gardens for the winter and following year. Presented by Monroe County Cooperative Master Gardeners and Lions Club of Chili. Registration required.
Call (585) 889-2200 or visit chililibrary.org for information.
Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Road, Rochester, will host the following programs.
#ReadWomen Book Club: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30. Club reads books by female authors. Discuss “Where the Heart Is” by Billie Letts. Registration requested.
Library Card Sign Up Month: Sept. 1-30. Children who get their first library card or show their card at the circulation desk will receive a special gift.
Library closed for Labor Day: Sept. 3.
Story Time with Hannah: 10:15 to 11 a.m. Sept. 4. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Tween Craft — Baseball Wristbands: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 4. For ages 8-13. Stitch up a fun wristband to wear through the pennant race and the World Series! Registration recommended.
Time for Tots: 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. Sept. 5. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy 40 minutes of free play with toys followed by 20 minutes of story time.
Girls Who Code information session: 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Sept. 5. For girls in grades 6-12. Learn about this club that meets from 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursdays for three months starting Sept. 20.
Sit, Knit and Stitch: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 6. For all experience levels. Bring a project to work on while enjoying the company of others who enjoy needlecraft like knitting, stitching and crocheting. Bring a snack or drink.
Pajama Story Time: 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Sept. 6. For all ages. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and crafts. Pajama wear optional.
First Friday Films: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 7. For all ages. Watch a film and eat popcorn on the first Fridays of the month.
Ready-Pets-Go!: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 8. Emergencies happen with little warning, and can require anything from home evacuations to sheltering in place. Different measures are required to keep pets safe, and preparation will help keep families and pets safe. Learn from FEMA-certified staff about preparedness tips, tricks and resources. Receive a Ready-Pets-Go kit. Registration requested.
Tall Tails: 11 a.m. to noon Sept. 8. For all ages. Practice reading skills with a certified therapy dog. Build confidence before returning to school and dust off reading skills.
Upcoming
SAT Practice Test: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 15. For grades 9-12. Take an officially released, full length exam with other students, proctored by a test expert. Learn how to score the exam and interpret the results. Registration required.
Call (585) 247-6446 or visit gateslibrary.org for information.