Chili Public Library, 3333 Chili Ave., Rochester, will host the following programs.
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.
Explore Legos with the Whole Family: 6 to 7 p.m. Sept. 6.
Weekend hours begin: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 8 and 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 9.
Toddler Time: 10 a.m. Sept. 10. For ages 2-3 with an adult. Drop in for stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors: 4 to 5 p.m. Sept. 10. For ages 12 and under. Read to a therapy dog. This is a great opportunity for children who are learning to read and emerging readers.
Monday Minecraft Madness: 6 p.m. Sept. 10. For all ages. Bring in a tablet and Minecraft knowledge. Some computers will be available.
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.
Friends of the Chili Public Library: 6 p.m. Sept. 11.
Art Lab: 6 p.m. Sept. 12. For ages 8-12. Discover art skills in drawing, painting, watercolor and Zentangle doodling. Group meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. Registration required.
Pruning of Trees and Shrubs: 7 p.m. Sept. 12. Pruning is the selective removal of plant parts to benefit the entire plant. Learn about the reasons for pruning, what to prune and how to prune, and the limitations of pruning. Presented by Monroe County Cooperative Master Gardeners and Lions Club of Chili. Registration required.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. Sept. 13. For all ages.
Ancestry.com Training: 2 p.m. Sept. 13. Learn how to research family trees using Ancestry.com. Registration is required.
Explore Building with the Whole Family: 6 to 7 p.m. Sept. 13.
Teen Pizza Friday: 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 14. For ages 13-18. Enjoy pizza and snacks while relaxing after the library closes for the evening. There will be games, crafts and other activities. Registration encouraged.
Upcoming
Anime Club: 12:30 p.m. Sept. 15. For ages 13-18. Discuss all things manga and anime, and enjoy ramen noodles.
Call (585) 889-2200 or visit chililibrary.org for information.
Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Road, Rochester, will host the following programs.
Library Card Sign Up Month: through Sept. 30. Children who get their first library card or show their card at the circulation desk will receive a special gift.
Pajama Story Time: 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Sept. 6. For all ages. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and crafts. Pajama wear optional.
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.
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.
Baby Story Time: 9:30 to 10 a.m. Sept. 10. 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. Sept. 10. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Story Time with Hannah: 10:15 to 11 a.m. Sept. 11. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Teen Craft — Decorated Notebooks: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 11. For ages 9-18. Decorate notebooks for each class. Materials provided. Registration required.
Music Makers!: 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. Sept. 12. For ages 5 and younger with a caregiver. Program inspires singing, dancing, listening and instrument playing in various learning styles. Children encouraged to interact socially. Registration required.
Disaster Preparedness: noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 13. Learn about responses to a natural or man-made disaster. Develop a family emergency plan. Stock up on emergency supplies. Registration requested.
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.