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TableTop Games

UCI Libraries Game Collection

Tabletop games have moved.  Due to the future Grand Reading Room renovation the games are now located near the Check Out desk!

The Science Library now circulates board games! Our collection is comprised of over 40 classic games, eurogames, card games, and more. In this guide, you will find a catalog of the games available at the Science Library, instructional videos on how to play many of our games, featured games, new arrivals, and more.

For a complete list of games in the library you can browse the collection below, or visit the UCI Libraries BoardGameGeek profile.


Suggest a Game


Do you have a favorite game you like to play but didn't see it available for checkout?

Use the Collection Suggestion form for any additional requests or suggestions for games you would like to see in the collection.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where are the games located?

The games are located on shelves in the SL Grand Reading Room (GRR) which is located on the second floor.

Who can check them out?

All UCI affiliates (students, faculty, employees, etc.) with a library card can borrow a game and take it home, but all visitors can use the games in the library.

Can I take them out of the library?

Yes! Games can be checked out for 7 days at a time.

What if I can't bring the game back in time or I'm still playing?

All games are available for one renewal - renewable online, over the phone or in person. 

How many games can I check out?

2 Board Games max per patron

Where do I return games?

Please return them to the SL Check Out desk, do not return via the book drop.

What do I do if the game has missing pieces?

Please notify SL Check Out Desk Staff that there are missing pieces in a Board Game

The Collection

  • Apples to Apples
  • Arrival
  • Azul
  • Backgammon
  • Bananagrams
  • Batman: Almost Got 'Im
  • Battle of Five Armies
  • Betrayal at House on the Hill
  • Butt Ugly Martians
  • Candy Land
  • Captain Sonar
  • Cards against Humanity
  • Castle Panic
  • Castle Ravenloft (lost)
  • Catan
  • Century Spice Road
  • Checkers
  • Chess
  • Chupacabra
  • Chutes and Ladders
  • Clue
  • Clue: Game of Thrones
  • Codenames Duet
  • Connect 4
  • Cranium
  • DC Comics Deck-Building Game
  • Dice Forge
  • Dixit
  • Dominion
  • D&D Basic Game
  • Epic Spell wars of the Battle Wizards
  • Ex Libris (board game)
  • Ex Libris (Trivia game)
  • Exploding Kittens
  • Fluxx
  • Forbidden Desert
  • Freedom: the Underground Railroad
  • Get the MacGuffin
  • Gloom
  • Gloomhaven
  • Go
  • Guess Who?
  • Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle: Defense Against the Dark Arts
  • Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit
  • Hoity Toity
  • Hungry Hungry Hippos
  • I Dissent
  • Jenga
  • Lattice Hawaii
  • Legendary
  • Let's Go Fishin'
  • Life
  • Love Letters
  • Magic the Gathering
  • Mansions of Madness
  • Monopoly
  • Munchkin
  • Mysterium
  • Napoleon at Waterloo
  • Operation
  • Pandemic
  • Patchwork
  • Phase 10
  • Photosynthesis
  • Pop-O-Matic Trouble
  • Pop-O-Matic Trouble: Despicable Me
  • Quelf
  • Quiddler
  • Rick and Morty: Anatomy Park
  • Rick and Morty: Close Rick-Counters of the Rick Kind
  • Rick and Morty: Total Rickall
  • Risk
  • Risk: Game of Thrones
  • Sagrada
  • Say Anything
  • Scythe
  • Set
  • Sheriff of Nottingham
  • Simpsons (trivia)
  • Skip Bo (Missing)
  • Sorry
  • Spyfall


  • Spyfall 2
  • Strat-O-Matic Baseball
  • Subatomic
  • Sushi Go
  • The Captain is Dead
  • The Magic Labyrinth
  • The Resistance
  • Ticket to Ride
  • T.I.M.E Stories
  • Tiny Epic Galaxies
  • Train Heist
  • Trivial Pursuit: the Shakespeare Edition
  • Trouble
  • Trouble Minions
  • Tsuro
  • Uno
  • Ultimate Werewolf
  • Victorian Masterminds
  • Voting Game
  • Walking Dead
  • We Didn’t Playtest This at All
  • Yahtzee
  • Zhongguo Xiang Qi (Chinese Chess)
  • Zombie Dice
  • Zombie Fluxx