Gaming at the Library

See lists of all games offered at Fondulac District Library!

Fondulac District Library offers gaming for all ages. Benefits of offering gaming in the library include, but are not limited to, encouraging social interaction, educating, and entertaining the individuals who participate in them. Studies show that games aid perception, cognition, decision-making, and facilitate teamwork.

In-Library Gaming

A variety of classic and modern board games are available for in-library play by children, teens, adults, and families.

The library also offers children and young adults in-library use of video gaming systems.  The Youth Services Department has two Nintendo WiiU stations, and PlayStation and Steam computer gaming are available at the stations in the teen area.

Video gaming systems in the children’s department are for children age 13 and under and adults who accompany them.  Gaming systems in Teen Space are for teens age 14 through 19 and adults who accompany them.

All games and game accessories must be checked out from a staff member.  To check out games, a patron must present a valid library card or a picture ID.  Patrons may check out one game at a time.  No games or extra accessories from home or outside the library may be used at the library in conjunction with library-owned games, systems, and accessories. Please ask at the library for more information on our gaming policies.

Grown Up Game Nights

While the library’s board games are available for all ages at any time, the PlayStations (3 & 4!) and Steam Station video gaming stations are usually reserved for teens aged 14 through 19. Not on Grown Up Game Nights, though! Gamers age 20 and older are invited to get their game on starting at 5 p.m. on the third Thursday of every month. Bring your library card or photo ID, and check in at the second floor Information Desk to get started!

Puzzles for Checkout

Jigsaw puzzles with 500 or more pieces are available for checkout in the Adult Services Department.  Puzzles may be checked out for a one week period and can be renewed one time. Cardholders may have a maximum of two puzzles checked out at any time. Please note that puzzles must be returned to a library staff member.

Board Games for Checkout

Board games can be checked out for use outside of the library from the Adult Services Department. A patron may check out up to 2 games at one time for a 1 week period. Board games cannot be renewed, and the borrower is responsible for returning the game with all of its pieces and accessories. Please note that board games must be returned to a library staff member, and a $5 fine will be charged if a game is returned in the drop box. Board games are removed from a library card once all of the pieces have been counted, however, the return date is the day the patron returned the item.

Complete List of Board Games

Please note that board games in the Youth Services Department do not circulate. Click a title on the list of board games in Adult Services to check its current availability, and to learn more about it.

Board Games in the Children’s Dept.
Battleship
Candyland
Chutes & Ladders
Connect 4
Dominoes
Dr. Seuss Matching Game
I Spy Preschool game
Monopoly Jr.
Old Maid
Pictureka
Scrabble
Skipbo
Sorry
Trouble
Uno
Yahtzee
Video Games in the Children’s Dept.

Game Party Champions
Lego Marvel Super Heroes
The Lego Movie Videogame
Just Dance: Disney Party
Mario Kart
MarioKart 8
Marvel Super Hero Squad
Monster 4X4
New Super Mario Brothers U
Nintendoland
Pikmin 3
Ringling Bros. and Barnum Bailey Circus
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II
Super Luigi
Super Mario Brothers
Super Smash Bros.
Toy Story Mania
Wii Sports
Wii Sports Resort

Video Games in Teen Space

PlayStation 4
Knack
Lego Marvel Super Heroes
Madden 25
NBA2K14
Need for Speed Rivals

PlayStation 3
Gran Turismo 5 Prologue
Journey
Little Big Planet
Madden NFL12
MLB 09 The Show
NHL 09
PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale
Rock Band 2
Street Fighter IV

Steam Station
Contraption Maker
Cut the Rope
Dungeon Dashers
Mirrors Edge
The Misadventures of PB Winterbottom
Nail’d
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst
Pinball
Portal
Portal 2
Sega Genesis and Mega Drive Classics
Snow
Star Wars Pinball
Terraria

 

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