The Chili Public Library, 3333 Chili Ave., will host the following programs.

Registration is open for Preschool Pals (10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m. Wednesdays): For ages 3-5 with an adult. Classes start the week of Sept. 12. Registration is required for one session.

Explore Your Imagination with the Whole Family — Computers and Robots: 5:45 p.m. Sept. 8. For all ages. This program is for everyone who wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math in a laidback and fun environment.

Teen Pizza Fridays: 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 9. For ages 12-18. Teens will enjoy pizza, snacks, games and other activities after the library has closed for the evening. Registration is encouraged.

Toddler Time: 10 a.m. Sept. 12. For ages 2-3 with an adult.

Tail Waggin’ Tutors: 4 to 5 p.m. Sept. 12. For ages 12 and younger. Children who are learning to read and emerging readers can read to a therapy dog.

Monday Minecraft Madness: 6 p.m. Sept. 12. For all ages. Bring a tablet and Minecraft knowledge. Some computers will be available.

Babies and Books: 10:30 a.m. Sept. 13. For ages 2 and younger with an adult.

Military veterans’ meet and greet: noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 13. World War II veteran Adam DeSantis will host the meet and greet for veterans. All veterans are invited to come share stories, camaraderie and light refreshments.

Friends of the Chili Public Library monthly meeting: 6 p.m. Sept. 13. training: 10 a.m. Sept. 14. Library staff will teach a basic class on researching family trees using Registration is required.

Depression Glass with Don Hall: 7 p.m. Sept. 14. Attendees will learn about the world's first mass-produced glassware. Audience members are invited to bring in suspected pieces of Depression glass for inclusion in the talk. Registration is required.


Simply Stories: 10 a.m. Sept. 15. For all ages.

Pajama story time: 7 p.m. Sept. 15. Wear pajamas and bring a stuffed friend.

Anime Group: 12:30 p.m. Sept. 17. For ages 12-18. Participants will share their passion for all things manga and anime and enjoy ramen noodles. The group meets the third Saturdays of the month.

For more information, call 585-889-2200 or visit

The Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Road, will host the following programs.

Book sale: noon to 8 p.m. Sept. 8-9 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 10, Gates Community Center, 1605 Buffalo Road. The sale will feature hardcovers, paperbacks, CDs, records and DVDs. Sept. 10 will have a $2 per bag sale.

Lego Club: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8. For ages 5-12. Registration is required.

Preschool Dance Party: 10 to 10:30 a.m. Sept. 9. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver.

List and Price Your Clutter on eBay, Amazon and Craigslist: 10:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 10. Participants will learn the benefits and drawbacks of each website in the two-part series on listing, pricing and selling items and shipping them. Registration is required.

Baby storytime: 9:30 to 10 a.m. Sept. 12. For children ages 2 and younger with a caregiver.

Storytime with Mary Jo: 10:15 to 11 a.m. Sept. 12. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

Travelog: 2 to 3 p.m. Sept. 12. Diane Henderson will present “Treetops to Coral Reefs: Borneo to Philippines.”

Ideas and Authors: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 12. For adults. The book discussion group will decide the book list for the year. Books will be available at the circulation desk once chosen.

Italians of Greater Rochester: 7 to 8 p.m. Sept. 12. Participants will learn about early Italian arrivals and their strong ethnic ties with family in this slide presentation by Edward Albert Maruggi, local author and historian. Registration is required.

Storytime with Hannah: 10:15 to 11 a.m. Sept. 13. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

Junior Friends of the Gates Public Library: 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 13. For ages 9-16. The group of volunteers meet year-round and help the library with book sales, programs and decorations. Meetings are held the second Tuesdays of the month.

Teen craft — beginner origami: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13. For ages 9-18. Participants will learn the basics of origami and paper folding from instructor Jim Adams. He will demonstrate how to create some unique shapes. All materials will be provided.

Music Makers: 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. Sept. 14. For ages 5 and younger with a caregiver. The program will feature singing, dancing, listening and instrument playing in a variety of learning styles and social interaction. Registration is required.

Flu shots: 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sept. 14. For ages 18 and older. Staff from the Wegmans on Spencerport Road will administer flu shots. Bring insurance cards to determine eligibility for low cost/free shots.

For more information, call 585-247-6446 or visit