Chili Public Library, 3333 Chili Ave., Rochester, will host the following programs.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. Nov. 8. For all ages.
Ancestry.com Training: 2 p.m. Nov. 8. Attendees will learn how to research their family trees using Ancestry.com. Registration required.
Explore Building with the Whole Family: 6 to 7 p.m. Nov. 8.
Teen Pizza Friday: 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 9. For ages 13-18. Teens can eat pizza and snacks while relaxing after the library has closed for the evening. There will be games, crafts and other activities. Registration encouraged.
Toddler Time: 10 a.m. Nov. 12. For ages 2-3 with an adult. The program includes stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors: 4 to 5 p.m. Nov. 12. For ages 12 and younger. Children who are learning to read and emerging readers can practice reading out loud with a therapy dog.
Monday Minecraft Madness: 6 p.m. Nov. 12. For all ages. Participants should bring a tablet and their Minecraft knowledge. Some computers will be available.
Preschool Pals: 10 a.m. Nov. 13. For ages 4-5 with an adult. The program includes stories, songs and a craft.
Babies and Books: 10:30 a.m. Nov. 13. For ages 24 months and younger with an adult.
Friends of the Chili Public Library: 6 p.m. Nov. 13.
Ancestry.com Training: 10 a.m. Nov. 14. Attendees will learn how to research their family trees using Ancestry.com. Registration required.
Art Lab: 6 p.m. Nov. 14. For ages 8-12. Participants will discover their art skills in drawing, painting, watercolor and Zentangle doodling. Registration required.
Poisonous Plants in the Ornamental Garden: 7 p.m. Nov. 14. Presented by the Monroe County Cooperative Master Gardeners and Lions Club of Chili. The talk will provide common-sense precautions to safely grow ornamental garden plants that are poisonous. Registration required.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. Nov. 15. For all ages.
Explore Art with the Whole Family: 6 to 7 p.m. Nov. 15.
Upcoming
Fantastic Beasts: 2 p.m. Nov. 17. For ages 13-18. Attendees will watch the first movie, eat snacks and participate in related activities.
Library closed: Nov. 22-23. The library will close for Thanksgiving at 5 p.m. Nov. 21 and resume regular hours on Nov. 24.
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. Nov. 8. For ages 5-12. Participants will build with the library’s collection of Legos. Registration required.
Preschool Dance Party: 10 to 10:30 a.m. Nov. 9. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Attendees will dance up a storm at this Friday party.
Sicilian Stuffed Breads: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 10. For all ages. The program includes a demonstration and sampling of Sicilian stuffed breads. Registration required.
Library closed: Nov. 12. The library will close for Veterans Day.
Story Time with Hannah: 10:15 to 11 a.m. Nov. 13. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. The program includes stories, songs, circle games, a snack, fingerplays and toys.
Junior Friends: 4 to 5 p.m. Nov. 13. For ages 9-16. This group of volunteers meets year-round, and helps the library with book sales, programs and decorations, among other fun things.
Teen Craft: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13. For ages 9-18. Deb Collier will help participants make rubber-stamped Thanksgiving cards. Registration required.
Music Makers!: 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. Nov. 14. For ages 5 and younger with a caregivers. The program will inspire singing, dancing, listening and instrument playing in various learning styles. Children will be encouraged to interact socially. Registration required.
Board meeting: 6 to 7 p.m. Nov. 14. Meetings are open to the public.
Bear Party: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15. The program includes stories, crafts and a snack. Guests are encouraged to bring a teddy bear. Registration required.
Story Time Yoga: 10 to 10:30 a.m. Nov. 16. 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
Saturday Baby Story Time: 9:30 to 10 a.m. Nov. 17. For ages 2 and younger with a caregiver. The program includes stories, songs, fingerplays and play time.
Call (585) 247-6446 or visit gateslibrary.org for information.