D&D at LPL

Learning how to play Dungeons & Dragons at all can be intimidating for a novice, but being the Dungeon Master of a game is next level. But fear not! Your local library is here to help. 

On Saturday, September 8th from 2-4 PM, local teen Dungeon Master Beaux is going to show us how to amp up our Dungeon Master skills in our event, D&D: Behind the Screen.

We'll learn how to level up our D&D storytelling, create complex characters, and generally nerd out about the game. Seasoned adventurers and first timers are all welcome, but BYOD (Bring Your Own Dice, but no worries if you don't have any).

While you wait on the edge of your seat for the event, check out some of the awesome D&D related resources we have for check-out here at LPL:

List created by LPL_TeenZone

The ultimate tome, with just about everything to get you started.

A guide for Dungeon Masters, both novices and experts!

Everything from aarakocras to zombies!

Spice up your campaign with some more unusual creatures.

With monsters spanning all the planes of existence and plenty of lore to boot.

New subclasses, spells, and feats! There are some really great additions in here.

A series of one-shot dungeons stemming from classic D&D adventures.

A 5th edition reincarnation of the Ravenloft adventure, full of gothic horror that will keep you on a lengthy campaign.

A kid's book from the 'Ology series, this is a great introduction to the Forgotten Realms world.

If you're not interested in playing D&D 5th edition, but still want some classic fantasy role-playing adventure, give Pathfinder a try!

Want to spend more time in your fantasy world? Try out the graphic novels.

Through Hoopla, we have access to tons of awesome D&D single issue comics, like Baldur's Gate!

The graphic novel adaptation of the beloved D&D podcast is hilarious and amazing! If you don't already listen to the podcast, this is a great place to jump in and fall in love with these characters.

D&D meets self-help in this memoir from an award-winning author.

Learn all about the creator of D&D, Gary Gygax, and the history of the game in this biography.

An in-depth look at the culture and history behind the game, from ancient European battlefields to present day, told from the perspective of an enthusiastic fan.

A biography of Gary Gygax, and the evolution of D&D, in graphic novel form!

If you're looking for some D&D in your fiction reading, try this YA novel where protagonist Cameron disguises herself to sneak into an elitist D&D campaign at her local comic shop.

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