LIBRARY NOTES: Gates and Parma

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Gates Public Library announced the following programs. 

Learn About Gut Health: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7 via Zoom. Presented by Dr. Cedrick Batchateu. Q&A to follow. Registration required.  

Sit, Knit and Stitch: 6 to 7:45 p.m. Oct. 7. Bring and work on your own project while enjoying the company of others who like needlecrafts like knitting, stitching and crocheting. All skill levels welcome. Bring a snack and drink, if desired. 

Teen Book Club: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7. For teens and adults. This month’s book is “Heartstopper” by Alice Oseman. Registration required. 

Preschool Dance Party: 10 to 10:30 a.m. Oct. 8. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver.  

Junior Friends: 4 p.m. Oct. 12. For ages 9-16.  

Monthly Craft with Debbie: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12. Those who prefer to do their craft at home can pick up a kit at 6:15 p.m. Registration required.  

The Art of Adaptation: 7 p.m. Oct. 13. Meet in-person to watch “The Girl with the Pearl Earring” and discuss the book of the same title. Registration required. 

Lego Club: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14. For ages 5-12. Registration required.  

“Relieve Parent Fatigue”: 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 14 via Zoom. Sabrina Vogler from Heart in the Moment Mindfulness Coaching will offer self-care tools for getting calm and supporting ourselves when we’re stressed. Registration required.  

Story Time Yoga: 10 to 10:30 a.m. Oct. 15. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Hear stories while stretching and strengthening your body.  

First Aid for Teens with EPIC Trainings: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Oct. 16. For ages 7-12. This course teaches youth the skills and techniques necessary to respond to first aid emergencies and some common medical emergencies. Registration required.  

Nonfiction Readers Book Club: 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 16 via Facebook. This month’s book is “Grandma Gatewood’s Walk” by Ben Montgomery. Registration required. 


Baby Story Time: 9:30 a.m. on Mondays. For ages 2 and younger with a caregiver. Stories, songs, fingerplays and play time. 

Chess Club for Kids: 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of the month. For ages 17 and younger. Registration required.  

Curbside Pick-up: Email your title requests to or call with your list during business hours at 585-247-6446. Book drop accepts returns 24/7.   

Friends of GPL Bookstore: Stop in and choose from an ever-changing selection of books, magazines, movies and music.   

Minecraft Club: 4 to 5 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of the month. For all ages. Feel free to bring your own laptop or tablet (some may be provided). Registration requested.       

Storytime with Hannah: 10:15 a.m. on Tuesdays. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Program includes stories, songs, fingerplays, circle games, toys and a snack.  

Story Time with Mary Jo: 10:15 a.m. on Mondays. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Program includes stories, songs, fingerplays, circle games, toys and a snack.  

Time for Tots: 10:15 a.m. on Wednesdays. For ages 1-5 with a caregiver. Enjoy 40 minutes of free play with toys, followed by a short story time. 

Tuesday Crafts for Teens and Tweens: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the first, third and fourth Tuesdays of the month. Take-and-make projects available, if preferred. Registration required. 

During these continually changing times, visit for updates on available services. 

Parma Public Library announced the following programs.  

Afterschool Storytime: 4 p.m. on Wednesdays. For all ages. Unwind after school with stories, songs, crafts and coloring.  

Baby Storytime: 10:30 a.m. on Fridays. For ages 3 and younger. Join us for stories, songs and sensory play. Not held on the fourth Fridays of the month. 

Gazebo Storytime: 10 a.m. on Mondays, Hilton Community Center, 59 Henry St., Hilton. Enjoy stories and songs in the gazebo. Storytime will be held inside in inclement weather. 

Teen Tuesday: 3 p.m. on Tuesdays. For grades 7-12. Teens can come in and hang out, have snacks, play games and be teens.   

Call 585-392-8350 or visit for information.