Local youth literature author and editor Jana Laiz of North Egremont, Mass., will conduct a writing workshop for children ages 9-12 at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, at the New Lebanon Library, 550 State Route 20.

During this workshop, Liaz will supply writing prompts or kids can let their imaginations run wild. Workshop participants will write with Liaz and then share with the group. All materials will be provided.

Liaz is writer-in-residence at Herman Melville’s Arrowhead.

All are welcome and the event is free. Information: (518) 794-8844.