Ventress Memorial Library


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Ventress Memorial Library

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Special Events

There's always something exciting happening at the library. We have special events and monthly programs for teens in grades 7-12.

MONTHLY CALENDARS

  • Click here for a PDF of the February 2020 Calendar
  • Click here for a PDF of the January 2020 Calendar 
  • Click here for a PDF of the December 2019 Calendar

SPECIAL EVENTS

January:

We have some new and rebranded monthly programs in January. Check them out!

February:


LIGHT UP VALENTINE CARDS

image of the craftFebruary 11, 4:30-5:30 PM | The Wave Makerspace

Make the coolest light-up LED Valentine's card for your friend or your significant other. Tech geniuses and novices welcome.

 

 

MOVIE MATINEE

February 18, 3:00-5:00 PM | Library Plaza Program Room

Watch a new release and eat theater style popcorn. Turn in a trivia quiz at the end for a chance to win a free book! Movie title to be announced soon!

SUPER SMASH BROS TOURNAMENT

 *Registration Required | 16 teens max | Register

February 19, 3:00-5:00 PM | Library Plaza Program Room

Battle other teens at Super Smash Bros for the grand prize in our first ever video game tournament.

POP-UP PAINT NIGHT

image of the painting we will do*Registration Required | 15 teens max | Register

February 20, 3:00-5:00 PM | Library Plaza Program Room

Pop-Up Art School is back! Art novices and veterans welcome. Follow along step-by-step with the instructor in this fun and relaxing program. Socialize with friends and create your own "Night Sky" painting to bring home.

 


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.

MONTHLY PROGRAMS

Questions? Email Erica at eruscio@ocln.org.


BOARD GAME PALOOZA - EARLY RELEASE DAY DROP-IN

image of some of our board gamesJanuary 16, 1:30-3:30 PM | Library Plaza Program Room 

  • February 6, 1:30-3:30 PM | Library Plaza Program Room  

On Marshfield Public School District early release days, 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!


DROP-IN VIDEO GAMING

a couch and tv with game controlers in our makerspaceJanuary 14, 3:00-4:30 PM | The Wave Makerspace

January 23, 3:00-4:30 PM | The Wave Makerspace

  • February 4, 3:00-4:30 PM | The Wave Makerspace

On 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.

 


DUNGEONS & DRAGONS

Registration Required-current players only* 

  • Grades 7-8 | Thursdays, 5:00-7:00 PM | Library Plaza Program Room
  • Grades 9-12 | Saturdays, 2:00-4:00 PM | Adelaide Phillips Conference Room

This is an ongoing roleplaying adventure. All levels of experience welcome, all materials will be provided. We are currently playing through the 5th Edition campaign, Hoard of the Dragon Queen.

*Please note that we are currently at capacity with all of our campaigns and cannot accommodate new players at this time. However, if you want to learn more about D&D or hosting a game at home, we can help get you started - email Erica at eruscio@ocln.org to schedule a consultation. 

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


MAKING WAVES - A MAKERSPACE DROP-IN

  • January 21, 4:30-5:30 PM | The Wave Makerspace
  • February 25, 4:30-5:30 PM | The Wave Makerspace

Formerly, Bujo (Bullet Journaling Club): Are you interested in bullet journaling, tinkering with the Cricut or the 3D Printer, or designing media on the mac? If so, then this making session is for you. Each month we will offer a tutorial on a different thing to make. Participants are welcome to bring their own projects to work on. We provide supplies, prompts, examples, and music for anyone who needs inspiration!

gif of makerspace


T.A.G. (TEEN ADVISORY GROUP)

Registration Required*

  • January 23, 5:00-6:00 PM | Library Plaza Program Room | Register
  • February 13, 5:00-6:00 PM | Library Plaza Program Room | Register

*New members always welcome!* 

Teen Advisory Group - T.A.G. - 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.