Board Games @ the Library

Check out a board game or two from the library and have a family or friend game night! Browse the games on the shelves behind the copier at the library or request one through our catalog. (To find a game in the catalog, click on the game's image or name below.)

Patrons may check out up to two games at a time and keep them for one week, with renewals if no one else is waiting for the game.

Game# of PlayersRecommended AgesDescription

5 Second Rule

3+10+

Pick a card, read the topic, then name 3 things that fit that top in only 5 seconds! 

 

Anomia

3-610+

Players flip cards until the symbols on two players cards match. Matching players race to give an example of the category on their opponent’s card. Sounds easy, right? Think again. Wild Cards create unexpected matches and even losing a card can set off a chain of cascading face-offs! Look out, it could be your turn at any time!

Apples to Apples

4-10

12+

Select the card from your hand that you think is best described by a card played by the judge. If the judge chooses your card, you win that round. 

Apples to Apples Junior

4-107+Select the card from your hand that you think is best described by a card played by the judge. If the judge chooses your card, you win that round. 

Azul

2-4

8+

Azul is a tile-placement game in which players compete for the highest score by claiming tiles and arranging them on their baord to score points. 

Beat the Parents

2+6+A fun-filled, action-packed showdown of trivia and challenges!

Beat the Parents -- Disney Edition

2+6+Beat the Parents game with a Disney theme!

Betrayal at House on the Hill

3-6

14+

Tile by tile, terror by terror, build your own haunted mansion and then try to escape it alive.

Blurt! Sports Edition

410+

 

Players take turns reading clues aloud and all players blurt out answers. Correct answers are tracked on the scoreboard. The first player to reach the top of the scoreboard wins!

 

Buzz Word

4+

10+

You and your teammates have 45 seconds to solve 10 clues. All the answers contain the buzz word. 

Carcassonne

2-58+Inspired by the medieval fortress city of the same name, Carcassonne is a modern classic tile-laying game with easy-to-learn rules and endless strategy.

Chomp!

2-5

6+

Identify the lowest creature in the food chain and slap the card before the other players can scarf it down!

Clue: Harry Potter Edition

3-58+It's the classic game of clue, with artwork and characters from "Harry Potter." 

Codenames

2-810+Two rival spymasters know the secret identities of 25 agents. Their teammates know the agents only by their codenames. The teams compete to see who can make contact with all of their agents first.

Color Brain, Disney Edition

2-208+

Test your Disney knowledge! Every question can be answered using one of the 11 color cards in your hand. 

Connect 4

2

6+The classic game of 4 in a row!

Dinosaur Escape Game

4+2-4Dinosaur friends are lost in the ferns and a volcano is about to blow! Players work together, using their memory and simple strategy to rescue the dinosaurs. 

Dixit

3-68+An exciting game of storytelling through imagination and clues. Each card tell a different story for every individual and puts creativity to the test!

Double Ditto

4+10+Write down answers you think other players will srite. Match an answer with another player to score a "ditto." Match both answers and score a "double ditto!"

Exploding Kittens

2-57+A highly strategic, kitty-powered version of Russian roulette.

Eye Found It
(Richard Scarry's Busy Town Theme)

1-6

4+

Join Huckle Cat and Lowly Worm as they search for hidden objects on a fun-filled race around Busytown! 

Family Card Games

VariesVariesInstructions and pieces for Crazy 8s, Cribbage, Snap,  Rummy, and many more card games. 

Farkle

2-88+The classic version of the dice-rolling, risk-taking game. 

Farkle Around

3+8+Roll the dice and try to match the combo on the card. As you Farkle, the dice get passed around in a whirlwind frenzy and you just want to be the first to finish the combination.

Fish Frenzy

3-510+ A colorful and fun set collection game. 

Fluxx

2-58+The card game with ever-changing rules.

The Game of Life

2-48+Spin the wheel, choose a career, start a family, and make wise choices as you move through life to retirement. 

Go Away Monster!

2-43+Reach into the bag and feel around to find the pieces that fit your bedroom game board. If you pull out a monster, don’t be scared… just tell that silly old thing to go away. Then get rid of it for good by tossing it into the monster pit and out of your room. You take charge, and the monsters take off! Teaches shape recognition, sharing and cooperation, and best of all, a master over those pesky nighttime monsters!

Go Diego Go! 123 Game

1-103-6

Explore four different environments and learn basic counting with Diego! Draw number and animal tokens from the bag and match them to the correct card. Fill your card with 10 matching tokens to win. 

Kids Create Absurdity

4-107+At the beginning of each round, the Big Cheese will ask a question from the blue question deck. Each player will answer with their silliest, wackiest, most absurd card from the orange deck. The Big Cheese selects the winning card, and then that player becomes the Big Cheese. Rinse and repeat.

Kingdomino

2-4

8+

Dominoes with a kingdom-building twist. Each turn, connect a new domino to your existing kingdom, making sure at least one of its sides connects to a matching terraing type already in play. 

Labyrinth (Despicable Me version)

2-4

7+

The popular characters from "Despicable Me" are hiding in the maze, waiting for you to find them! Shift the board to change the maze. 

Man Bites Dog

2-68+

Score the most points by creating the most outrageous headlines.

Mint Works

1-413+A simple, quick (20 minute) worker placement game, perfect for introducing new players to this type of game.

Not Parent Approved

4-10

8+

Inspired by Cards Against Humanity, byt 100% family friendly. 

Over Under Ostrich

2-88+

Do you REALLY know why ostriches stick their heads in the sand? Find out why in this fast, feathered frenzy of a card popping game! Be the first to say "Heads up!" as you pop, snatch, and win 6 ostriches. 

Pandemic

2-4

8+

Pandemic is a cooperative board game in which players work as a team to treat infections around the world while gatehring resources for cures. 

Phase 10

7+2+A Rummy-style card game with a twist!

Pirates Hide & Seek

15-99Put back the 4 puzzle pieces and make sure all boats are hidden except the ones visible on the challenge card.

Qwirkle

2-46+A simple game of matching colors and shapes that requires tactical maneuvers, quick thinking, and a well-planned strategy. 

Race to the Treasure!

2-45+Build a path with your team and collect three keys on a race to beat an ogre to the treasure!

Rummikub

2-4

8+

Combining strategy and luck, players try to be the first to play all of the tiles in their rack by placing them in runs and groups, rummy style. 

Set

1+6+

Lay out the cards. Be the first player to find 3 card that have something in common!

Settlers of Catan

3-410+Trade, build, and settle the island of Catan. 

Sorry!

2-46+The classic game of racing to the finish while sending other players back to start!

Spontuneous

4-108+The game where lyrics come to life! The first person to sing at least five words from any song containing the trigger word advances on the game board. 

Spot It! Animals Jr. 

2-54+Spot It! Animals Jr. is designed for young gamers to enjoy five different game modes that challenge the whole family to be the fastest to spot matching symbles and call them out!

Spot It! Classic

2-48+Between any two cards there is always one and only one matching symbol; Spot it fast to win. Five ways to play!

Star Wars: Episode 1

2-48+Players build and tune different light and dark side decks to battle each other. 

Sushi Go!

2-48+Pass the sushi! In this fast-playing card game, the goal is to grab the best combination of sushi dishes as they whiz by. Score points for making the most maki rolls or for collecting a full set of sashimi. Dip your favorite nigiri in wasabi to triple its value. But be sure to leave room for dessert or else you’ll eat into your score! 

Suspend

1-4

8+

A family game of tricky hangs and steady hands! Suspend comes with 24 notched, rubber-tipped wire pieces to hang from a tabletop stand. Sound easy? Try adding another piece! Each time a bar is added, the balance shifts, the difficulty changes and the incredible midair sculpture transforms.

Taboo

4+13+Get your team to guess a word without saying the Taboo words!

Telestrations

4-812+Draw what you see, then guess what you saw for hilarious and unpredictable outcomes!

There's a Moose in the House

2-6

8+

A matching game with one goal: keep the moose out of your house while giving them to the other players!

Ticket to Ride

2-5

8+

Build your tracks across the United States!

TriBond

2+12+The game that asks "What do these 3 have in common?"

Trivial Pursuit 20th Anniversary Edition

2-6AdultsIt's the 20th anniversary edition of this classic trivia game, with questions about people and events from 1982-2002.

Trouble

2-4

5+

Pop the dice in the Pop-O-Matic dice popper to see how far you can move. Be the first player to move all 4 of your pegs to the finish. 

Uno

2-107+The classic Uno game.

UpWords

2-410+Build words to score the most points.

Would You Rather? 

4+

12+

Answer the wacky questions, then discuss and debate! Win group consensus to move your piece. 

Yahtzee

2-48+Roll the dice, combine them for the best score you can get, and try to get the highest total when all the rounds are over.