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.

Special Events

Due to the current COVID 19 Crisis, all library programs have been postponed or cancelled through May 4.  

South Shore Teen Fan Fest - POSTPONED (NEW DATE TBD)

fan fest logoMarshfield is hosting Fan Fest 2020! Come to the Ventress Memorial Library new date TBD 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.


Study Week @ the Teen Room

vml teen logoMay 11-13, 3-5 PM each day. Leading up to senior final exams, any teens grades 7-12 are welcome to study in the Teen Room. Studying can be stressful. To make it more relaxing, we will have a Self-Care Station with calming activities, and snacks and hot drinks.




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. Please note due to the current COVID 19 crisis, all programs have been cancelled through May 4. However, our Teen Advisory Group will continue to meet virtually.


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 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 May 5, May 19, and 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 May 26: project 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

Grades 7-8  meet Thursdays from 5:00-7:00 PM. The remaining dates for the spring session are May 21, June 4, June 18, and July 2.

Grades 9-12 meet Saturdays from 2:00-4:00 PM. The remaining dates for the spring session are May 16, June 13, and July 11.

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.

We are working on setting up VIRTUAL meetings while this crisis forces our physical library to be closed. If you would like to participate, please email Erica at for more information.