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board games to borrow

Need a new game for family night? Borrow one of ours free with your library card! 

If a game looks fun but you want to know details about how the game is played, use the link for boardgamegeek.com to see comprehensive information and ratings. Click on the game photo to find the game in our catalog and reserve it.

You can borrow board games for 14 days. When you return games, you must return them to staff inside. Please do not return them in the book drops as it may damage the game for the next borrower. RML board games can only be returned to RML.


Azul

2–4 Players
In the game Azul, you have been challenged to embellish the walls of the Royal Palace of Evora. Players take turns drafting colored tiles from suppliers to their player board.

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Bingo

Get 5 in a row to win! In this classic, mark down what's called out on your board.

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Blokus

2-4 Players
Fit your tiles on a shared board with not enough space for everyone.

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Boss Monster

2-4 Players
Inspired by classic video games, Boss Monster challenges you to Build the ultimate side-scrolling dungeon to lure and defeat Heroes for their souls.

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Calico

1-4 Players
In Calico, players compete to sew the coziest quilt as they collect and place patches of different colors and patterns. Calico is a puzzly tile-laying game of quilts and cats.

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Campy Creatures

2-5 Players
The definitive board game for monster lovers, Players are mad scientists in need of precious mortals for future experiments. Rather than getting your hands dirty, your army of campy creatures awaits to do your bidding. Capture the most valuable mortals over the course of three nights to win. But be warned — the mortals won't go down without a fight.

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campy creatures board game


Candy Land

2-4 Players
Players race down a rainbow-colored track to be the first to find the lost King Kandy at Candy Castle, but watch out for obstacles like the sticky Molasses Swamp!

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candy land board game


Chess

2 Players
Chess is the classic 2 player strategy board game that represents medieval warfare.

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Clue:  The Classic Edition

2-6 Players
The classic detective game! In Clue, players move from room to room in a mansion to solve the mystery of: who done it, with what, and where?

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Codenames

2-8 Players
Give your team clever one-word clues to help them spot their agents in the field.

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Coup

2-6 Players
Bluff (and call bluffs!) to victory in this card game with no third chances.

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Downton Abbey

2-6 Players
The fast moving game that transports you in to the world of Downton Abbey.

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Gloom

2-4 Players
Use transparent cards to tell tragic tales of misery and misfortune.

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Godsforge

2-4 Players
Once, Etherium was plentiful and the land was peaceful. Now, its presence in the world has dwindled, and elite spellcasters battle to control the last place this primal resource can be harnessed — the Godsforge.

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Gravwell

1-4 Players
In Gravwell, players command spaceships that have been pulled through a black hole, transporting them into a different dimension. With each ship lacking fuel to get home, each player must collect basic elements from surrounding asteroids, using the gravity of the dimension and what little resources they have in order to reach the warp gate that will take them home.

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Guillotine

2-5 Players
As executioners pandering to the masses, the players are trying to behead the least popular nobles. Players manipulate the line to collect the most valuable heads.

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Hive

2 Players
Use your insects to trap your opponent's Queen Bee in this board-less abstract game.

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Hoot Owl Hoot!

2 Players
In Hoot Owl Hoot! the players want to move all the owls back to their nest before the sun rises and the new days begins.

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Hoot Owl Hoot board game


Hues and Cues

3-10 Players
What hue do you think of when we say “apple”? Hues and Cues is a vibrant game of colorful communication where players are challenged to make connections to colors with one to two word clues. The closer the guesses are to the target, the more points you earn. Since everyone imagines colors differently, connecting colors and clues has never been this much fun!

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Jaipur

3 Players
Trade and sell goods to become the most wealthy merchant in this short game for two.

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Jaws

2-4 Players
Hunt down the killer shark terrorizing Amity Island. Then battle it out on the Orca.

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Keys to the Castle

2-4 Players
Keys to the Castle is a tile-based game of strategy and luck. Players must open and close doors (the tiles) to move along a path and be the first to cross to the other side.

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King of Tokyo

2-6 Players
It's a fight to the death when giant monsters battle over Tokyo in this dice-roller.

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Loch Ness

2-5 Players
For decades, reporters from around the world have been on the hunt for the Loch Ness monster. But lately reports of sightings of Nessie have been increasing. In Loch Ness, players compete to get pictures of Nessie.

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Love Letter

2-4 Players
All of the eligible young men (and many of the not-so-young) seek to woo the princess of Tempest. Unfortunately, she has locked herself in the palace, and you must rely on others to take your romantic letters to her. Will yours reach her first?

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Machi Koro

2-4 Players
Develop a city, complete with impressive landmarks, as the Mayor of Machi Koro.

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Monopoly Card Game

2-5 Players
The fast-paced, addictive card game where your luck can change in the play of a card!

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Mouse Trap

2-4 Players
2-4 players race around a track collecting wedges of cheese from 3 traps. Whenever cheese is collected from a trap the toilet will flush and release a ball to activate a trap. If you're not careful, your mouse might get trapped and loose their cheese!

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mouse trap board game


Nefarious

2-6 Players
Nefarious is a quick-playing game in which the players race to build inventions like a freeze ray, cloaking device, or robotic pet before their opponents can do the same.

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Obscurio

2-8 Players
Obscurio is a family game in which players work together to steal the evil wizard's grimoire--but watch out for the traitor

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Once Upon a Time

2-6 Players
Once Upon A Time is a game in which the players create a story together, using cards that show typical elements from fairy tales.

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One Night Ultimate Werewolf

3-10 Players
One Night Ultimate Werewolf is a fast game for 3-10 players in which everyone gets a role. In the course of a single morning, your village will decide who is a werewolf...because all it takes is lynching one werewolf to win!

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Operation

1-6 Players
It's time to operate! The patient needs their funny bone, spare ribs, and more removed by your expert hands. But be careful! Don't touch the sides or you might hurt the patient.

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Pandemic

2–4 Players
In Pandemic, several virulent diseases have broken out simultaneously all over the world! Your team of experts must prevent the world from succumbing to a viral pandemic.

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Paperback

2-5 Players
You are a paperback author trying to finish novels for your editor. Complete Westerns, Science Fiction, Romance or even the rare Best-Seller. Live the dream — and maybe pay the bills.

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Parks

1-5 Players
Enjoy our National Parks from the comfort of your own home! In PARKS, players will take on the role of two hikers as they trek through different trails across four seasons of the year. While on the trail, these hikers will take actions and collect memories of the places your hikers visit. Collecting these memories in sets will allow players to trade them in to visit a National Park at the end of each hike.

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Point Salad

2-6 Players
Point Salad is a fast and fun card drafting game for the whole family. There are over 100 ways to score points. Players may use a variety of strategies and every game of Point Salad is unique!

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Scrabble

2-4 Players
In this classic word game, players use their seven drawn letter-tiles to form words on the gameboard.

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Settlers of Catan

3-4 Players
Collect and trade resources to build up the island of Catan in this modern classic.

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Sorry!

2-4 Players
Race your four game pieces from Start around the board to your Home in this game. By turning over a card from the draw deck and following its instructions, players move their pieces around the game board, switch places with players, and knock opponents' pieces off the track and back to their Start position, Sorry!

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Space Park

1-4 Players
Ride a rocket to extraordinary destinations across our galaxy. During your travels you will gather exotic crystals that further our understanding of what’s out there. Use these crystals to complete exploration badges and turn them in at the mysterious Outpost 13 to prove yourself as the galaxy’s next great space explorer!

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Terra

2-6 Players
It‘s likely that you don‘t know any of these facts. But you might have a rough idea, and that‘s good enough because Terra is the party game where being close counts. And if you have absolutely no idea what the answer is? Take advantage of your friends who do know!

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Ticket to Ride

2–5 Players
Become a railroad by building railroad routes across North America! The longer the route, the more points you earn.

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Tsuro

2-8 Players
A beautiful and beautifully simple game of laying a tile before your own token to continue its path on each turn. The goal is to keep your token on the board longer than anyone else's as the board fills up.

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Yahtzee

2-10 Players
Shake, Score, and Shout your way to Yahtzee! in this dice rolling game.

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