ITHACA—Tompkins County Public Library invites children ages 8-11 to explore the secrets of the library at two writing workshops, Saturdays, October 19 and 26, from 1:00 to 2:30 pm. Local author Anne Mazer will lead children on a quest to discover the secrets the library holds. Participants need only to bring a notebook, a favorite pen, curiosity, and imagination. Anne Mazer is a children’s author of 45 books, including The Amazing Days of Abby Hayes series, The Salamander Room, and Spilling Ink: A Young Writer’s Handbook. Participants can attend one or both sessions. Online registration is required. For the October 19 session, register at:www.tcpl.org/events/secrets-library-childrens-writing-workshop-anne-mazer-0. For the October 26 session, register at: www.tcpl.org/events/secrets-library-childrens-writing-workshop-anne-mazer. For more information, contact Youth Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or 607 272-4557, extension 275.