Writer and motivational speaker Millie Calesky will conduct the workshop "How to Get Started, Stay Motivated, and Finish the Job!" from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at the New Lebanon Library, 550 State Route 20.

This presentation maps out the most common obstacles writers encounter and explores ways to overcome these hurdles.

Call 518-794-8844 or email leb@taconic.net to register. This event is free and open to the public.