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Games Collection

  • The Library offers game boards and puzzles for a 3 week checkout.
  • This is for SGPL cardholders only with a suggested limit of 2 per card. 
  • Click on the title/image below to view the catalog record.
  • You can see if it is on the shelf, or place a hold and pick it up! View full collection now.
  • Do you have a game you would like to donate? Shop our wishlist here or email us.

apples to apples gameApples to Apples : The Game of Crazy Combinations!

Play time: 30 min. For 4 to 8 players. Ages 12+

Select the card from your hand that you think is best described by a card played by the judge. If the judge picks your card, you win that round. Everyone gets a chance to be the judge. Each round is filled with surprising and outrageous comparisons from a wide range of people, places, things and events.

candy landCandy Land

Play time: 30 minutes. For 2-4 players. Ages 3 and up. 

Classic beginner game features a race to the castle while you encounter all kinds of delicious surprises. No reading required; features colorful illustrations that kids love. 

chutes and laddersChutes and Ladders

Play time: 30 minutes. For 2-4 players. Ages 3 and up. 

Classic beginner game challenges you to scramble to the top of the gameboard without slip-sliding down!  Land on good deeds to climb ladders. Watch out for the slide! Perfect for kids as no reading is required and they can practice counting and number recognition.

 

codenamesCodenames: Top Secret Word Game

Game duration: 15 minutes. For 2-8+ players. Ages 14 and up.

Two rival spymasters know the secret identities of 25 agents. Their teammates know the agents only by their codenames. In Codenames, two teams compete to see who can make contact with all of their agents first. Spymasters give one-word clues that can point to multiple words on the board. Their teammates try to guess words of the right color while avoiding those that belong to the opposing team. And everyone wants to avoid the assassin. Codenames: Win or lose, it's fun to figure out the clues.

codenames disney familyCodenames: Disney Family Edition

Game duration: 15 minutes. For 2-8+ players. Ages 8 and up.

In Codenames, two teams compete to see who can guess all of their words correctly first — but those words are hiding in plain sight in a 5x5 or grid that includes the words of the other team, neutral words, and an game over card that will cause you to lose the game immediately if you guess it. One person on each team is a spymaster and only these two know which words belong to each team. Spymasters take turns giving one-word clues that can point to multiple words on the board. Their teammates try to guess words of the right color while avoiding those that belong to the opposing team — and everyone wants to avoid the game over card. This version also comes with 4x4 grid cards with no game over spot to make it more accessible for families and children.

The Disney Family Edition of Codenames combines the hit social word game with some of Disney’s most beloved properties from the past 90 years. Including both pictures and words, it’s family fun for Disney fans of all ages. Codenames: Disney Family Edition keeps the Codenames gameplay, while featuring characters and locations from over 90 years of Disney and Pixar films..

disney eye found itDisney Eye Found It! Hidden Picture Game

Play time: 15 minutes. For 2-10 players. Ages 3 and up. 

Great for kids and families – Eye Found It not just a great game for kids, but is also perfect for adults to join in on the fun. It takes just 15 minutes to play, and less than 5 minutes to teach!  Develops critical skills – this game helps children practice their focus, memory, object identification, matching skills, and promotes cooperation and teamwork. Characters you love – enjoy fun pictures of all your favorite Disney, including Mickey Mouse, Belle, Tigger, Tinker Bell, Buzz Lightyear, Alice, Woodie, Elsa and many more.

dixitDixit: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words! 

Play time: 30 minutes. For 3-6 players. Ages 8 and up.

Dixit is a card game using a deck of cards illustrated with dreamlike images. Players select cards that match a title suggested by the "storyteller", and attempt to guess which card the "storyteller" selected.

exploding kittensExploding Kittens

Play time: 15 minutes. For 2-5 players. Ages 7 and up. 

Exploding Kittens is a kitty-powered version of Russian Roulette. Players take turns drawing cards until someone draws an exploding kitten and loses the game. The deck is made up of cards that let you avoid exploding by peeking at cards before you draw, forcing your opponent to draw multiple cards, or shuffling the deck.

The game gets more and more intense with each card you draw because fewer cards left in the deck means a greater chance of drawing the kitten and exploding in a fiery ball of feline hyperbole.

fluxxFluxx

Play time: 5-30 minutes. For 2-6 players. Ages 8 and up. 

Fluxx is a card game in which the cards themselves determine the current rules of the game. By playing cards, you change numerous aspects of the game: how to draw cards, how to play cards, and even how to win.

At the start of the game, each player holds three cards and on a turn a player draws one card, then plays one card. By playing cards, you can put new rules into play that change numerous aspects of the game: how many cards to draw or play, how many cards you can hold in hand or keep on the table in front of you, and (most importantly) how to win the game. 

guess whoGuess Who 

Play time: 20 minutes. For 2 Players. Ages 6 and up.

The mystery face game where you flip over a collection of faces with different color hair, eye color, hair, hats, glasses etc. to deduce who the secret person is that your opponent has chosen. You flip over the hooked tiles as you narrow your choices by asking characteristic questions.

jengaJenga

Play time: 20 minutes. For 1-8 players. Ages 6 and up. 

Pull out a block without crashing the stack to win at Jenga. It takes skill, strategy, and luck. Challenge yourself or play with friends.  Win by being the last player to remove a block without causing the stack to crash

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RiskRisk: the Game of Strategic Conquest 

Play time: 120 minutes. For 3 to 5 players. Aged 12 and up.

The game board is divided into 42 territories, which are grouped into six continents. Each player will have one capital placed in one of their territories. The first player to complete three military objectives and be in control of ones capital wins.

 

scrabbleScrabble  

Play time: 90 minutes. For 2-4 players. Ages 10 and up. 

In this classic word game, players use their seven drawn letter-tiles to form words on the gameboard. Each word laid out earns points based on the commonality of the letters used, with certain board spaces giving bonuses. But a word can only be played if it uses at least one already-played tile or adds to an already-played word. This leads to slightly tactical play, as potential words are rejected because they would give an opponent too much access to the better bonus spaces.

scrabble disney juniorScrabble - Disney Scrabble Junior

Play time: 30 minutes. For 2-4 players. Ages 5 and up.

Match up letters to create popular Disney words! Can you spell out Jasmine? Or maybe you can finish the word Simba. Use your letter tiles to build crosswords on the picture-filled game board. Each time you finish a word, you get a scoring chip. When all of the tiles are played, the one with the most chips wins!

 

CatanSettlers of Catan:  Trade, Build, Settle

Play time: 60 - 90 minutes. For 3-4 players. Ages 10 and up.

Your adventurous settlers seek to tame the remote but rich isle of Catan. Start by revealing Catan's many harbors and regions: pastures, fields, mountains, hills, forests, and desert. The random mix creates a different board virtually every game. No two games are the same! Embark on a quest to settle the isle of Catan! Guide your settlers to victory by clever trading and cunning development. Use resource combinations- grain, wool, ore, brick, and lumber- to buy handy development cards and build roads, settlements, and cities. Acquire your resources through trades, cards, or lucky dice (even outside your turn). But beware! Someone might cut off your road or buy a monopoly. And you never know when the wily robber might steal some of your precious gains!

sorrySorry!

Play time: 20-60 min. 2-4 players. Ages 6 and up.

The object of the game is to be the first player to get all four of your pawns from your color "Start" to your color "Home." 


 

sushi goSushi Go!

Play time: 15 minutes. For 2-5 Players. Ages 8 and up. 

In the super-fast sushi card game Sushi Go!, you are eating at a sushi restaurant and trying to grab the best combination of sushi dishes as they whiz by. Score points for collecting the most sushi rolls or making a full set of sashimi. Dip your favorite nigiri in wasabi to triple its value! And once you've eaten it all, finish your meal with all the pudding you've got! But be careful which sushi you allow your friends to take; it might be just what they need to beat you!    

throw throw burritoThrow Throw Burrito 

Play time: 15 minutes. For 2-6 players. Ages 7 and up.

The world's first dodgeball card game. Collect cards. Play your hand. Throw things at your friends.

Throw Throw Burrito is what you get when you cross a card game with dodgeball. Try to collect matching sets of cards faster than your opponents while simultaneously ducking, dodging, and throwing squishy airborne burritos. The cards you collect earn points, but getting hit by flying burritos loses them. So clear some space and put away the antiques, because you’ve never played a card game quite like this before.

ticket to rideTicket to Ride: the Cross-Country Train Adventure Game!

Play time: 30-60 minutes. For 2-5 players. Age 8 and up.

Players attempt to gain the most points through claiming routes and completing paths of routes through North America.

trouble gameTrouble

Play time: 45 minutes. For 2-4 players. Ages 5 and up. 

The Trouble game is peg-popping fun! The excitement begins as soon as a player presses the Pop-O-Matic bubble to roll the die. In the Trouble board game, kids race to get all their game pieces around the board; but be careful! A player could get bumped and sent back to the beginning. Kids can play the classic Trouble game or a more challenging version with Power Up spaces. Be the first player to get all 4 pegs into the Finish zone to win.

unoUno 

Play time: 30 min. For 2-10 players. Ages 7 and up.

UNO is the classic family card game that's easy to learn and so much fun to play.  ​In a race to deplete your hand, match one of your cards with the current card shown on top of the deck by either color or number.

When you're down to one card, don't forget to shout "UNO"

 

uno emojiUno Emoji

Play time: 5 min. For 2-10 players. Ages 7 and up.

A new twist on an old classic. Play Uno with your favorite emojis for each number, and Poop Draw Four Wild Cards. Basic Uno rules are the same, with the addition of the Emoji Wild Cards! Play one of these on an opponent, and they have to make the emoji face during their turn and for the entire round until their NEXT turn! If they're caught without the emoji face, they have to draw 2 extra cards. Also comes with some blank cards so you can draw your own emoji faces. 

When you're down to one card, don't forget to shout "UNO"

yahtzeeYahtzee: the Shake, Score, and Shout Game

Play time: 30 Min. For 2-10 Players. Ages 6 and up.

Yahtzee is a classic dice game played with 5 dice. Each player's turn consists of rolling the dice up to 3 times in hope of making 1 of 13 categories. Examples of categories are 3 of a kind, 4 of a kind, straight, full house, etc. Each player tries to fill in a score for each category, but this is not always possible. When all players have entered a score or a zero for all 13 categories, the game ends and total scores are compared.

 Information about these games and more can be found at the incredible resource Board Game Geekhttps://boardgamegeek.com/