Ventress Memorial Library

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Teen Programs

We have fun things every month for teens in grades 7-12 to explore interests and build community. Download a PDF of the current month's calendar, next month's calendar, and last month's calendar or scroll for upcoming special events and monthly programs. 

Special Events

Single Session RPG: Honey Heist 

Thursday, March 19 from 5-7 PM. Are you a Dungeons & Dragons fan? Looking for a group of teens to do role playing games with? role playing games? Get in on the action and join us for "Honey Heist," where everyone plays a different bear. *Registration Required.






South Shore Teen Fan Fest 

Marshfield is hosting Fan Fest 2020! Come to the Ventress Memorial Library Saturday, April 4 from 1-4 PM for Virtual Reality with One Up Games, a cosplay contest, trivia and prizes, button making, board games, fan tea, and more! The South Shore Teen Fan Fest is for folks ages 11-18. To get a sense of previous years' Fan Fest events, check out the Fan Fest Facebook page.

Monthly Programs

Whether you're looking to be part of a community of crafters, gamers, or leaders, we've got the group for you! Programs are for teens in grades 7-12.


Registration Required

Board Games in the Teen Room: An Early Release Day Drop-In

image of some of our board gamesOn Marshfield Public School District early release days, we put out our special board games that are not always out in the Teen Room. Come as an individual or a group and try your hand at one of our games. Trivia, Settlers of Catan, Lords of Waterdeep, classic Clue, Werewolf, Superfight, and more!

Special games are in the teen room every early release day, one Thursday a month from 2-4 PM. The remaining dates are:

  • March 26 
  • April 30
  • May 14

There will be no Board Games in the Teen Room during the summer months. Check back for our fall schedule!



Drop-In Video Gaming

a couch and tv with game controlers in our makerspaceOn regularly scheduled dates, drop in and play games on the Nintendo Switch with friends. All in-house games are multiplayer and rated T or lower. Up to eight players at a time. Players limited to a half hour if there is a wait list.

Video Games will be available the following Tuesdays from 3-6 PM. The remaining dates are:

  • March 3, 10, 17, 31
  • April 7, 14
  • May 5, 19
  • June 2

Check back here for our summer months schedule!






Making Waves: A Makerspace Drop-In

gif of makerspaceInterested in tinkering with the Cricut or the 3D Printer, or designing media on the mac? If so, this making session is for you. Each month we offer a tutorial on a different thing to make. We provide supplies, prompts, and examples!

Makerspace drop-ins happen one Tuesday a month during the school year, from 4-5 PM. The remaining dates are:

  • March 24: Cricut Craft
  • April 28: TBD
  • May 26: TBD


Dungeons & Dragons*New to D&D? Sign up for our waiting list! We are currently at capacity with all of our campaigns and cannot accommodate new players at this time. *Registration Required -- current players only.

  • Grades 7-8 | Thursdays, 5:00-7:00 PM | Library Plaza Program Room
  • February 27 | Register
  • March 12 | Register
  • April 2 | Register
  • April 16 | Register
  • April 30 | Register
  • May 7 | Register
  • May 21 | Register
  • Grades 9-12 | Saturdays, 2:00-4:00 PM | Adelaide Phillips Conference Room
    • February 29 | Register
    • March 14 | Register
    • March 28 | Register
    • April 18 | Register
    • May 2 | Register
    • May 30 | Register
    • June 6 | Register

Dungeons & Dragons Club will pause during the summer and resume in the fall.

Thanks to our Partner, Manny's Pizza in Marshfield, for their sponsorship of this program.

TAG: Teen Advisory Group

*New members always welcome!* 

TAG - short for Teen Advisory Group - is for teens who want to help us plan our next big events, help pick books to add to our collection, decorate the Teen Room, and more! Volunteering at the library and attending T.A.G. meetings count towards community service hours. *Registration Required.

TAG meets one Thursday a month during the school year from 5-6 PM.

  • February 13 | Library Plaza Program Room | Register
  • March 26 | Teen Room | Register
  • April 30 | Teen Room | Register
  • May 28 | Teen Room | Register