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.
Family Movie Morning: 10 a.m. Dec. 27. Contact the library for the family-friendly movie title.
Explore Technology with the Whole Family: 6 p.m. Dec. 27.
Noon Year’s Eve: 11 a.m. Dec. 31. For all ages and families. The library will offer family-friendly activities and a Noon Year’s Eve countdown to ring in the new year. Registration required.
Library closed: Jan. 1. The library will close at 5 p.m. Dec. 31 and reopen on Jan. 2, 2019, for the New Year’s holiday.
Adult Book Discussion: 7 p.m. Jan. 2. The group will discuss “The Lilac Girls” by Martha Hall Kelly. Books available at the Checkout Desk.
Lego Club: 6 to 7 p.m. Jan. 3. For all ages.
Roaring 20s and 30s Game Night: 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 4. This afterhours program for people in their 20s and 30s are invited to enjoy board games, food, mocktails and raffles. Registration requested.
Toddler Time: 10 a.m. Jan. 7. For ages 2-3 with an adult. The program includes stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.
American Girl Club: 4 p.m. Jan. 7. 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. Jan. 7. For ages 18 and younger.
Young Librarians: 6 p.m. Jan. 7. For ages 8-12. The group will meet on the first Mondays of the month to discuss how to make the library a better place.
Call (585) 889-2200 or visit for information.
Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Road, Rochester, will host the following programs.
#ReadWomen Book Club: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 27. The group will read “Persepolis” by Marjane Satrapi. Registration requested.
Winter Break Feature Film: 10 a.m. Dec. 28. Popcorn provided.
Holiday closing: The library will close for New Year’s at 5 p.m. Dec. 31 and reopen at 9 a.m. Jan. 2, 2019.
Time for Tots: 10:15 a.m. Jan. 2. 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.
Sit, Knit and Stitch: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 3. For all experience levels. Participants can bring a personal project to work on while in the company of others who enjoy needlecraft like knitting, stitching and crocheting. Bring snacks and drinks.
Pajama Story Time: 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Jan. 3. For all ages. The program will include stories, songs, activities and a craft. Pajama wear is optional.
First Friday Films: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 4. For all ages. The library screens a film on the first Fridays of the month. Popcorn provided.
Call (585) 247-6446 or visit for information.