Chili Public Library, 3333 Chili Ave., Rochester, will host the following programs.
Simply Stories: 10 a.m. March 21. For all ages.
Science Club: 6 p.m. March 21. For all ages. The group will explore all things science.
Teens Who Brunch: 10:30 a.m. March 23. For ages 13-18. The group will try a new brunch food each month. Registration required.
Monday Minecraft Madness: 6 p.m. March 25. For all ages. Participants should bring a tablet and their Minecraft knowledge. Some computers will be available.
Board of Trustees: 6 p.m. March 26. The meeting is open to the public.
Teen Friends: 6 p.m. March 26. For ages 13-21. Teens can participate in discussions, earn volunteer hours and eat snacks.
Teens Together: 7:30 p.m. March 26. For ages 13-18. This group provides a safe place for teens to hang out, support each other, discuss issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, and work to end homophobia and transphobia.
Friends Preview Sale: 4 to 8 p.m. March 27. Memberships available at the door for $5.
Code Lab: 6 p.m. March 27. For ages 10-14. Attendees will discover their skills in coding learning programs in Scratch and Python. Registration required.
Friends of the Chili Public Library Book Sale: noon to 8 p.m. March 28, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 29-30 and 1 to 4 p.m. March 31. The $4 bag sale is on March 31.
Ancestry.com Training: 2 p.m. March 28. Attendees will learn how to research their family trees using Ancestry.com. Registration required.
Makerspace Open Hours: 5 to 7 p.m. March 28. For all ages. Attendees can explore what the library’s “Make a Story” makerspace has to offer.
Upcoming
Monroe County Water Quality: 7 p.m. April 3. The talk will cover how stormwater can cause downstream waterways to become polluted in undeveloped and urban areas, along with the Monroe County program designed to reduce the amount of pollutants in area creeks and streams. Registration required.
Library closed: April 5. The library will be closed for staff development workshops on April 5, and will reopen at 9 a.m. on April 6.
Call (585) 889-2200 or visit chililibrary.org for information.
Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Road, Rochester, will host the following programs.
Pajama Story Time: 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. March 21. The family program for all ages will include stories, songs, activities and a craft. Pajama wear optional.
Fairy Tale Friday: 10:15 to 11 a.m. March 22. For ages 2-6 with a caregiver. Participants will hear versions of fairy tales, sing songs, make crafts and eat snacks.
Saturday Baby Story Time: 9:30 to 10 a.m. March 23. For ages 2 and younger with a caregiver. The program will include stories, songs, fingerplays and play time.
Writing to Heal: 1 to 3 p.m. March 23. Participants will learn how to use visual journaling as a resource for self-discover, insight and integration. Bring markers, colored pencils, pastels, crayons, etc. Registration required.
Baby Story Time: 9:30 to 10 a.m. March 25. 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. March 25. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. The program includes stories, songs, circle games, a snack, fingerplays and toys.
DIY Brush Calligraphy Signs: 7 to 8:30 p.m. March 25. Attendees will learn the basics of faux calligraphy using brush markers before creating handmade signs. Registration required.
Story Time with Hannah: 10:15 to 11 a.m. March 26. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. The program includes stories, songs, circle games, a snack, fingerplays and toys.
Music Makers!: 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. March 27. For ages 5 and younger with a caregiver. The program will inspire singing, dancing, listening and instrument playing in various learning styles. Registration required.
Read With a Furry Friend!: 6 to 7 p.m. March 27. For all ages. Stop in and read a book with a therapy dog in the children’s area.
#ReadWomen Book Club: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 28. The group will discuss “Pilgrim at Tinker Creek” by Annie Dillard. Registration requested.
Story Time Yoga: 10 to 10:30 a.m. March 29. 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.
Upcoming
Lifetime Assistance Inc. open interviews: 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 30. People are needed to help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Visit lifetimeassistance.org or the library’s online programs page for information.
Call (585) 247-6446 or visit gateslibrary.org for information.