Archive for Thursday, October 18, 2007

De Soto teens to be honored for library photo contest

October 18, 2007

Winners in the fifth annual Teen Photo Contest: LOL (Laugh Out Loud) sponsored by the Johnson County Library, will be honored at a reception at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Johnson County Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park. Refreshments will be provided.

The contest was open to students in grades six to12. Entries depict what makes teens laugh or smile. Winners from De Soto High School include Matt Buehler, "Humorous Curiosity," second; Fernando Garcia, "Cowboy Up," second; and Marissa Baskind, "What Friends Are For," third.

A traveling exhibit with the winning photos will be unveiled to begin Teen Read Week.

To view the winners online visit

For more information about the exhibit or reception, call (913) 495-2490. The event is free and open to the public.

Interpretive services and other accommodations for those with special needs are available by contacting library staff at least 48 hours in advance of the scheduled library program.

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