Local nonfiction children's author Elizabeth Raum is offering a free writing workshop for 3rd-6th graders. This will be a three-month commitment, with students meeting monthly with the author. The first meeting is Thursday, January 17 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Children's Story Room. Students must be pre-registered by January 16 in order to participate. All students are required to bring a pen/pencil and a notebook. Space is limited, so call or stop in today! For more information, call 355-1489.