Board Game Collection & Adult Game Night

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We’ve got a variety of modern board games that you can borrow to play with family & friends! View our collection of board games below and watch videos demonstrating how to play.

In addition to the featured titles in our main collection, we also have a selection of time-tested “Family Classics” – like Jenga, Scrabble, Battleship, and Clue.

Interested in adding some games to your own collection or getting some more expert advice? Check out Alexandria Games in downtown Ripon, and watch for joint events with Alexandria Games and your library.

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Canvas

Find Canvas in the catalog! In Canvas, you play as a painter competing in an art competition. Players will collect art cards, layering 3 of them together to create their own unique Painting. Each card contains a piece of artwork as well as a set of icons used during scoring. Icons will be revealed or hidden based on the way players choose to layer the cards making for an exciting puzzle. Paintings are scored based on a set of Scoring cards which will change each game. Once players have created and scored 3 paintings the game ends. On your turn you...

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7 Wonders Architects

7 Wonders Architects Find this in the catalog! In 7 Wonders: Architects, 2-7 players race to become a leader of the ancient world by completing an architectural wonder that will last through the ages. Players receive an unconstructed wonder at the beginning of the game and must collect resources to build their society, develop military might to navigate conflicts, oversee resource management, research science improvements, and collect civil victory points as they race to leave their mark on world history.    

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Kluster

Find this in the catalog! Kluster is a dexterity game for 1 to 4 players, very short, easy to transport, incredibly fun, really simple, accessible to everyone and still full of strategy! Kluster’s rules can be explain in no time: Magnetic stones are equally shared between players, who must, in turn, place one stone inside the area delimited by the cord. The first player to get rid of their magnets wins. But beware, when stones kluster together during one player’s turn, they collects them! That’s all you need to know to play Kluster! —description from the publisher

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Libertalia: Winds of Galecrest

Find this in the catalog! In the world of Galecrest, sky pirates set sail on the winds in search of adventure, treasure, and glory. As an admiral, you command a vast and varied crew...but so do your rivals sailing other ships in the pirate fleet. Each day the fleet lands on a different island where you'll send a crew member to collect your share of the loot, hoping they'll return to boost your growing group of characters. Libertalia was originally released in 2012. Ten years later, Libertalia: Winds of Galecrest celebrates the foundations of the original design with a revised and expanded edition that includes all-new art, 40 characters per...

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Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective

Find this in the catalog! Have you ever had the desire to walk the streets of Victorian London with Sherlock Holmes in search of Professor Moriarty? To search the docks for the giant rat of Sumatra? To walk up Baker Street as the fog is rolling in and hear Holmes cry out, "Come, Watson, come! The game is afoot!"? Now you can! You can enter the opium den beneath the Bar of Gold, but beware, that may be Colonel Sebastian Moran lurking around the corner. You can capture the mystery and excitement of Holmes' London in this challenging and informative game. You, the player, will match your deductive abilities against...

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