Chili Public Library, 3333 Chili Ave., Rochester, will host the following programs.
Friends of the Chili Public Library book sale: noon to 8 p.m. Sept. 27, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 28-29 and 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 30. Fill a bag for $4 on Sept. 30.
Toddler Time: 10 a.m. Oct. 1. For ages 2-3 with an adult. Drop in for stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.
American Girl Club: 4 p.m. Oct. 1. For ages 5-12.
Chess Club: 6 p.m. Oct. 1. For ages 18 and younger.
Preschool Pals: 10 a.m. Oct. 2. For ages 4-5. Program includes stories, songs and a craft.
Babies and Books: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 2. For ages 24 months and younger with an adult.
Wizarding World: 4:30 p.m. Oct. 2. For ages 8-12. Participate in “Harry Potter”-themed activities, crafts and snacks. Registration required. Training: 10 a.m. Oct. 3. Learn how to research family trees. Registration is required.
Code Lab: 6 p.m. Oct. 3. For ages 10-14. Participants will discover their skills in coding, learning programs in Scratch and Python. Group meets on the first and third Wednesdays of the month. Registration required.
Adult Book Discussion: 7 p.m. Oct. 3. Attendees will discuss “News of the World” by Paulette Jiles. Books available at the Checkout Desk.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. Oct. 4. For all ages.
Tips and Tricks for Saving Money on Medicare: 2 p.m. Oct. 4. Registration required.
Explore Legos with the Whole Family: 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Oct. 4.
Putting Your Garden to Bed: 7 p.m. Oct. 10. Learn how to put a garden to bed and prepare for the next year.
Sourdough — Beyond the Bread: 7 p.m. Oct. 17. Mary Birchenough from will share the secrets of a flaky biscuit or scone through a demonstration. Attendees will sample sweet and savory breads. Program ends with a discussion of how to incorporate local herbs and fruits, as well as care for a starter. Bring a small container to take some sourdough starter home. Registration opens Oct. 1.
Call (585) 889-2200 or visit 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.
#ReadWomen Book Club: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27. This group exclusively reads female authors. This month’s book is “Circe” by Madeline Miller. Registration appreciated.
Story Time Yoga: 10 to 10:30 a.m. Sept. 28. 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.
George Eastman Museum: 10 to 11 a.m. Sept. 29. Take a private tour of the George Eastman Museum. Free parking available in the museum lot. Registration required and limited to 20 people.
Saturday Baby Story Time: 10:30 to 11 a.m. Sept. 29. For ages 2 and younger with a caregiver. The program features stories, songs, fingerplays and play time.
Organic Composting for Sustainable Growing: 11 a.m. to noon Sept. 29. Learn good composting practices to help convert gardens into a sustainable haven. Registration recommended. Part of the discussion will be area farming as a source of local food.
Baby Story Time: 9:30 to 10 a.m. Oct. 1. 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. Oct. 1. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Ideas and Authors: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 1. For adults. Group will discuss “A Fatal Grace” by Louise Penny. Books available at the Circulation Desk one month in advance.
Story Time with Hannah: 10:15 to 11 a.m. Oct. 2. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, circle games, snack, fingerplays and toys.
Tween Craft — Apple Wreath: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2. For ages 8-13. Fuzzy patterning makes it fun to color inside the lines. Registration recommended.
Time for Tots: 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. Oct. 3. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy 40 minutes of free play with toys followed by 20 minutes of story time.
As Love Wrinkles: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 3. Join authors Ann Preston and Lois Cowan as they discuss their book and experiences as caregivers for their mothers. Registration requested.
Girls Who Code: 4 to 5 p.m. Oct. 4. For girls in grades 6-12. Participants will learn the concepts of loops, variables, conditionals and functions that form the basis for all programming languages, and work in teams to design a computer science impact project that solves real-world problems.
Sit, Knit and Stitch: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 4. 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, if desired.
Pajama Story Time: 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Oct. 4. For all ages. Families can participate in stories, songs, activities and a craft. Pajama wear is optional.
First Friday Films: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 5. For all ages. Attendees can watch a film and eat popcorn on the first Fridays of the month.
ACT Practice Test: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 6. Prepare for the ACT by taking practice tests under simulated test conditions. Bring pencils, snacks and a calculator. Registration required.
U-Pick Apples: 10 to 11 a.m. Oct. 6, Robb Farms, 800 Gallup Road, Spencerport. Meet at the farm for a half peck of U-Pick apples in its peak picking season.
Pumpkin Eggs: 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 6. Try the Ukrainian tradition of egg decorating, complete an egg and take it home with a handout of instructions. Registration required.
Fairy House Building Workshop: 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 7, Westgate Park, 1489 Howard Road, Rochester. Activities include stories with Mary Jo, a nature walk to find fairy house supplies, and a kit to build fairy houses. For information: or (585) 426-1670.
Call (585) 247-6446 or visit for information.