Chili Public Library, 3333 Chili Ave., Rochester, will host the following programs.
Mitten Drive: through Jan. 7. The library is collecting new mittens, gloves, hats and scarves for ages 6 weeks to 12 years at the Lewis Street YMCA Child Care Center.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. Nov. 29. For all ages.
Exploring is a Mystery with the Whole Family: 6 to 7 p.m. Nov. 29.
Toddler Time: 10 a.m. Dec. 3. For ages 2-3 with an adult. The program includes stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.
American Girl Club: 4 p.m. Dec. 3. For ages 5-12. The program about the American Girls will include a book discussion and crafts. Books available by the Checkout Desk.
Chess Club: 6 p.m. Dec. 3. For ages 18 and younger.
Preschool Pals: 10 a.m. Dec. 4. For ages 4-5 with an adult. The program includes stories, songs and a craft.
Babies and Books: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 4. For ages 24 months and younger with an adult.
Wizarding World: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4. For ages 8-12. This special extended session will feature a movie and pizza. Registration required.
Holiday Movie and a Splash of Art: 7 p.m. Dec. 4. For ages 18 and older. The program will include a movie, snacks and an artsy activity. Registration required.
Code Lab: 6 p.m. Dec. 5. For ages 10-14. Attendees will discover their skills in coding learning programs in Scratch and Python. Registration required.
Adult Book Discussion: 7 p.m. Dec. 5. The group will discuss “The Dry” by Jane Harper. Books available at the Checkout Desk.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. Dec. 6. For all ages.
Explore Legos with the Whole Family: 6 to 7 p.m. Dec. 6.
Upcoming
Holiday Cookie Decorating: 11 a.m. Dec. 15. For ages 2-7. The program will include a holiday storytime and cookie decorating. Registration opens Dec. 1.
Gingerbread House Decorating: 2 p.m. Dec. 15. For ages 8-12. Awards will be given for the most unique gingerbread house designs. Registration opens Dec. 1.
Call (585) 889-2200 or visit chililibrary.org for information.
Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Road, Rochester, will host the following programs.
Food for Fines: through Dec. 15. The library will forgive $1 in fines for every item received, up to $5. Accepted items include nonperishable food, unopened and unexpired toiletries, soaps, paper products, and gently used or new clothing and household linens. Charges for lost items and collection services cannot be forgiven.
#ReadWomen Book Club: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29. Group members will read “Etta and Otto and Russell and James: A Novel” by Emma Hooper. Registration required.
Fairy Tale Friday: 10:15 to 11 a.m. Nov. 30. For ages 2-6 with a caregiver. The program will share various versions of fairy tales, songs, crafts and snacks.
Baby Story Time: 9:30 to 10 a.m. Dec. 3. For ages 2 and younger with a caregiver. The program includes stories, songs, fingerplays and play time.
Story Time with Mary Jo: 10:15 to 11 a.m. Dec. 3. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. The program includes stories, songs, circle games, a snack, fingerplays and toys.
Ideas and Authors: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 3. The group will discuss “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd. Books are available at the Circulation Desk.
Story Time with Hannah: 10:15 to 11 a.m. Dec. 4. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. The program includes stories, songs, circle games, a snack, fingerplays and toys.
Time for Tots: 10:15 a.m. Dec 5. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. The program is comprised of 40 minutes of free play with toys, followed by 20 minutes of story time.
Autism Panel Discussion: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 5. Dalton Letta will host a panel of individuals with autism, their families, industry providers and more for a discussion of what it is like to live with autism. Guest moderated by state Sen. Joe Robach, R-56th District. Registration required.
Winter Book Sale preview: 4 to 8 p.m. Dec. 6. For Friends of the Gates Public Library members. Membership costs $5 at the door. The sale will offer a large selection of books, puzzles, games, coffee table books and DVDs. Gift baskets will be raffled off.
Sit, Knit and Stitch: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 6. For all experience levels. Attendees will bring their projects to work on while enjoying the company of others who practice needlecraft like knitting, stitching and crocheting. Bring a snack and drink, if desired.
Family Code Night: 7 to 8 p.m. Dec. 6. For grades 6-12 and their parents. Attendees will complete a Wonder Woman coding project at their own pace and learn core concepts in coding. Laptops available, if needed. Registration required.
Winter Book Sale: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 7-8. The sale will offer a large selection of books, puzzles, games, coffee table books and DVDs. Gift baskets will be raffled off.
Technology for Seniors: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Dec. 7. The library will tackle a topic related to technology, using tablets or laptops. Bring one of these devices, if possible. Registration required.
Upcoming
Learn to Crochet: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 8. Adults will learn simple stitching techniques and get started on crocheting a project. Bring personal projects if help is needed. Registration required.
Call (585) 247-6446 or visit gateslibrary.org for information.