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Teen Photo Contest 2015

Do you know someone in middle or high school who takes great pictures? Our annual photo contest is their chance to show off! First prize is a $100 prepaid debit card and your photo as the cover for the KCPL Teens facebook page; 2nd prize is a $50 prepaid debit card. (Last year’s gallery show, photos by Jessy Griffith, teen services librarian at Durr/Independence.) All the photos will be on display at our gallery show event at the Durr/Independence Branch on Friday, January 30 at 6pm. These are open to any and everyone in the community! Submit up to 2 JPEG images as email attachments to between January 1-January 26. Include your name, grade, and contact phone or e-mail. I will send a reply after I receive your photos. If you do not get a reply email, please try again or call the library. By entering the contest you are allowing the library to use the images in promotional materials (like this blog post [except the gallery show photo]) and galleries both online and in print. Maximum two entries per person. Judges will be library staff and volunteers. See all of last year's photos here!

By |January 14th, 2015|Categories: Featured Post, teens|Comments Off on Teen Photo Contest 2015

Quick ‘n’ Easy Halloween Costumes

Don’t know what you want to be for Halloween yet? Here’s 10 quick and simple ideas to try! Starbucks drink Tape a starbucks logo to a brown dress, white feather boa for foam, add some gold ribbon if you like caramel sauce Hello Not a Kitty Did you hear? The Sanrio corporation has said that their most famous cat is actually not a kitty—she’s a human girl! Wear a red skirt, white shirt, put a big bow in your hair, and get very angry at anyone who asks if you’re a cat. Ash Ketchum Gotta catch ‘em all! White collared shirt, blue vest, green fingerless gloves, and a red and white baseball cap. Not included: your very own Jigglypuff. Cactus Poke some white pipe cleaners through green clothing Old Timey Bank Robber Black and white striped shirt, black pants, black knit cap, paint a dollar sign on a bag for your loot Medusa Stick some plastic snakes in your hair with bobby pins and wear something flowing. Be your own evil twin with a mustache and goatee! 101 Dalmations Get all your friends together and draw black spots on white outfits. Bonus points if you find a Cruella DeVille! Hearts for eyes cat emoji Yellow outfit, cat ears, heart sunglasses

By |October 22nd, 2014|Categories: KCPL, teens|Comments Off on Quick ‘n’ Easy Halloween Costumes