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Library of Things: Board Games

ALLEGRO
 

Cary Library of Things: Allegro

For 2-6 players, ages 7+

The word-making, card-stealing game that’s fun for kids and adults alike!

Flex your brain as you build words that start or end with the letter shown.

Use up all your cards first to win!

 

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APPLES TO APPLES
 

Cary Library of Things: Apples to Apples

Card game for 4-10 players, ages 12+


Select the card from your hand that you think is best described by a card played by the judge. If the judge picks your card, you win that round. Everyone gets a chance to be the judge.

Each round is filled with surprising and outrageous comparisons from a wide range of people, places, things and events.

 

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BANG! THE BULLET!
 

Cary Library of Things: Bang! The Bullet! game

For 3-8 players, ages 8+

Official Bang! Rules.

The Outlaws hunt the Sheriff. The Sheriff hunts the Outlaws. The Renegade plots secretly, ready to take one side or the other. Bullets fly.

Who among the gunmen is a Deputy, ready to sacrifice himself for the Sheriff? And who is a merciless Outlaw, willing to kill him? To find out, just draw (your cards)!

 

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CODENAMES
 

Cary Library of Things: Codenames

For 2-8 players, ages 10+

Two rival spymasters know the secret identities of 25 agents. Their teammates know the agents only by their codenames.

Can your team make contact with all your agents first and avoid the assassin?

Win or lose, it’s fun to figure out the clues!

 

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FORBIDDEN ISLAND

Cary Library of Things: Forbidden Island

For 2-4 players, ages 10+

Dare to discover Forbidden Island in this collaborative problem-solving game!

Join a team of fearless adventurers on a do-or-die mission to capture four sacred treasures from the ruins of this perilous paradise.

 

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GAME TIMER
 

 Cary Library of Things: Scrabble clock

For 2 players, ages 8+

 

This professional game timer will keep players on their toes!

Designed for one-on-one play, each player starts with only 25 minutes.

Default settings are for Scrabble, but the portable timer can also be used with games like chess, Go, and Boggle.

 

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GO GAME
 

 Cary Library of Things: Go GameFor 2 players, ages 6+

Play the ancient strategy game of Go!

This game requires patience from beginners and skilled players alike!

Learn to play using the included guide book, and you’ll soon be on your way to mastering the game.

 

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MONOPOLY HERE & NOW
 

 Cary Library of Things: Monopoly Here & NowFor 2-4 players, ages 8+

In this fast-paced version of Monopoly, players race around the board to buy US cities and stamp their passports.

First player to fill their passport wins!

Monopoly Here & Now can be played in approx. 30 minutes by up to 4 players.

 

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MUNCHKIN
 

Cary Library of Things: Munchkin Board Game

For 3-6 players, ages 10+

Who can earn levels fastest by killing monsters and grabbing treasure?

Fast-paced and silly, Munchkin can reduce any roleplaying group to hysteria.

And while everyone’s laughing, you can backstab your friends and steal their stuff!

 

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PANDEMIC
 

 Cary Library of Things: Pandemic game

For 2-4 players, ages 10+


Official Pandemic Rules

Can you save humanity in this cooperative game where deadly viruses are spreading across the globe?

Together, you will treat diseases, share knowledge, and fly all over the world to prevent outbreaks and slow down the epidemic. The fate of humanity is in your hands!

 

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RUSSIAN SCRABBLE
 

 Cary Library of Things: Russian Scrabble

For 2-4 players, ages 8+

Play the Russian version of this classic word game! Pick your letters, form a word, and try to land on a triple-word score to claim the most points.

ИГРАЙТЕ В РУССКУЮ ВЕРСИЮ КЛАССИЧЕСКОЙ СЛОВЕСНОЙ ИГРЬІ "SCRABBLE". ПЕРЕСМОТРЕВ ИМЕЮЩИЕСЯ БУКВЬІ, ПОСТАРАЙТЕСЬ ВЬІБРАТЬ НАИБОЛЕЕ ПОДХОДЯЩЕЕ СЛОВО, ЧТОБЬІ ПОЛУЧИТЬ ТРОЙНОЙ БАЛ И ПРЕТЕНДОВАТЬ НА НАИВЬІСШЕЕ КОЛИЧЕСТВО ОЧКОВ.

 

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SETTLERS OF CATAN
 

 Cary Library of Things: Catan game

For 3-4 players, ages 10+


Official Catan Rules.

Players compete to efficiently produce and trade goods in an effort to build settlements, cities, roads, and advancements that earn players victory points.

The first player to ten points wins, but competing strategies and the random element of dice roll results make this game more complex than it sounds.

 

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SETTLERS OF CATAN EXPANSION
 

 Cary Library of Things: Catan game expansion
For 5-6 players, ages 10+


Official Catan Rules

A companion to the original Settlers of Catan game, this expansion allows for up to 6 players! 

Compete for goods, build settlements and roads, and see how quickly you can earn victory points!

 

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SUPERFIGHT
 

 Cary Library of Things: Superfight game

For 3-8 players, ages 10+


The game is simple: create a winning (and absurd) fighter combination, then explain why your selected cards would beat your opponents’.

Arguing with your friends over ridiculous fights has never been more fun!

 

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SUSHI GO!
 

Cary Library of Things: Sushi Go!

For 2-5 players, ages 8+

Pass the sushi! In this speedy card game, the goal is to grab the best combination of sushi dishes as they whiz by.

Gather the most points and consider yourself the sushi master!

 

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TICKET TO RIDE
 

Cary Library of Things: Ticket to Ride

For 2-5 players, ages 8+

Ticket to Ride is a cross-country train adventure in which players collect and play matching train cards to claim railway routes connecting cities across North America.

The longer the routes, the more points you earn!

 

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