“MAGIC CARPET: Creating a Sense of Place in Fiction.” Local author Mitali Perkins conducts a writer’s workshop for teens in grade 6 and up. Tuesday, March 27 at 3PM. Newton Free Library’s Druker Auditorium. Registration begins Tuesday, March 13. 330 Homer Street. Newton, MA 02459. 617-796-1370. www.newtonfreelibrary.net.