What kind of board games does the library offer?
The library offers a variety of games from classic family games to strategic board games. Our collection tries to capture the classics while also introducing people to modern family games and Euros. Check out our A to Z list of games below and you will be sure to find a game or two that peaks your interest.
Rules for Using the Board Game Collection
- You must have an active Vancouver Island Regional Library card.
- Removal of the games from the library is strictly prohibited.
- Play nice!
A – Z List of Board Games
Animal Upon Animal
Axis and Allies
Boss Monster The Next Level
Bottom of the 9th
Bring Out Yer Dead
Bugs in the kitchen
Chutes and Ladders
Civilization: the Board Game
Cranium Family Edition
Dino Hunt Dice
Game of Thrones
Harry Potter Clue
Harry Potter Wizard Chess Set
King of New York
Mechs VS Minions
Munchkin Pathfinder Deluxe
Pathfinder: Skull and Shackles
Pillars of the Earth
Rhino Hero: Super Battle
Risk Star Wars
Roll for the Galaxy
Roll Through The Ages: The Iron Age
Settlers of Catan
Star Wars Imperial Assault
Survive: Escape from Atlantis!
There’s a Moose in the House
Ticket to Ride
Can I borrow these games to take home?
No, the board games are for use in branch only.
How long do games take to play?
Each game time is dependant on the game and the number of players. Some games like Sushi Go can be played in 15 minutes while the Game of Thrones the Board Game can take over 3 hours.
What is a good resource to learn about board games?
A popular resource and one staff frequently use ourselves is www.boardgamegeek.com. This site has information on most games with links to rules and how to play videos.
Can I donate my old games to the library?
Yes, we would be happy to accept donations to the library.