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Tabletop Gaming In Our Library: Home

This page acts as a hub for all things gaming related in your library

Upcoming Gaming Events

In Spring 2023, we will be hosting Monthly Game Nights on 1st Thursdays.

Feb 2, Mar 2, Apr 6, and May 4, 5-8pm. 
Come to CORE rm 338!

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Come Game With Us!

Do you like to play board games, card games, dice games, any games?

Join us in the Library as we host various gaming events! With a small (but growing!) collection of games in the Library, and with access to our personal collection of games, you are sure to find one you are wanting to try.

If you are student, staff, or faculty at Cal State East Bay, you can now checkout games and bring them home to play. Here are a list of the games we have made loanable: 

Title (with link to record in Library Catalog) Player Count
Cards Against Humanity 4+
Catan, Settlers of  2-4
Chess Set (The Dog Artist Collection)  2
Codenames  4-10
Codenames Pictures 4-10
Crazy 8's 2-4
Dixit  3-6
Exploding Kittens (party park) 2-10
Fish 2-4
Fluxx 2-6
For Sale  3-6
Forbidden Sky 2-5
Jenga 1-8
Just One 3-7
Love Letter 2-4
Monopoly 2-6
Munchkin Loot Letter 2-4
One Night Ultimate Werewolf 3-10
Pandemic 2-4
Qwirkle 2-4
Revolution! 3-4
Scrabble 2-4
Smash Up 2-4
Smash Up Pretty Pretty Expansion 2 (by itself);
6 (w Smash Up)
Spot It! Fire & Ice 2-8
Sushi Go 2-5
Telestrations (party pack)  4-12
The Crew 2-4
The Game of Life 2-4
Tsuro of the Seas 2-8
War 2-4

These games can be picked up on the shelves next to the children's books and then taken to the Checkout Desk to be borrowed. Up to two games may be checked out at a time with a one-week renewal. 

Where to Begin

Not sure what game to begin with? That's okay! Choosing a place to start can feel overwhelming, lucky for you there are multiple guides and reviews for the best starter board games.  Check out one of the ones below if you need help deciding which game to play first! 


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