Snap a bug, win a prize

(File photo by Mary Rupert)

(File photo by Mary Rupert)

The Schlagle Library’s insect photography contest is in full swing.

The annual contest closes at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, when contest entries are due.

Those interested in participating in the photo contest may submit an 8×10 photo of an insect, and have their art displayed at the library.

Prizes will be awarded for winners from juvenile (16 and younger) and adult (17 and older) categories.

Photos should be submitted framed, ready to hang an labeled with a phone number, name, email address and age category.

A digital copy of the photo also is required for online voting.

One entry will be accepted per person.

Winners will be announced at the ninth annual Lawson Roberts Butterfly Festival on Saturday, Sept. 27.

The Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Schlagle Library is at 4051 West Drive, Kansas City, Kan. The location is inside Wyandotte County Lake Park, 91st and Leavenworth Road.

For more information, call 913-299-2384 or visit


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