Unicorns are beautiful, majestic creatures, and kids can make their own by taking a Grab & Go craft kit any time from July 27-31 at the Marathon County Public Library’s Rothschild Branch, 211 Grand Ave., Rothschild. Kit will include all the necessary craft supplies to make a unicorn at home. Free, limit one per child. For more info or to schedule a time to pick up a kit, call 715-359-6208.


Kids can create a sparkly, colorful unicorn by picking up a Grab & Go craft kit from July 27-31 at the Spencer Branch, 105 S. Park St., Spencer. The kit will include all the necessary craft supplies to make a unicorn at home. Free, limit one per child. Call 715-659-3996 for more info or to schedule a time to pick up a kit.


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From July 27-31, children can visit the Athens Branch, 221 Caroline St., Athens, pick up a Grab & Go kit related to the famous story of “Jack & the Beanstalk!” Kits will contain a bean seed, and supplies and instructions to grow the seed. Free, limit one per child. Call 715-257-7292 for more info or to schedule a time to pick up a kit.


Teens between the ages of 12-18 can win prizes by submitting short stories into the Marathon County Public Library’s Teen Writing Contest! Submissions should be 2,000 words or fewer and can be submitted to teenwriting@mcpl.us between July 31 and Aug. 14. For more details on how to enter, call 715-261-7220.