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Board Games

It's your turn

All Calgary Public Library locations have a selection of games for different ages to enjoy within the library. From classics like Chess and Scrabble to modern games like Catan and Hanabi, there's sure to be something in our collection for you to explore.

Supported by donors of the Calgary Public Library Foundation.

Available at All Locations

Animal Upon Animal
2-4 Players (Best: 4) | 15 Min | Ages 3+ | Learn to play video

Anomia
3-6 Players (Best: 5) | 30 Min | Ages 10+ | Learn to play video

Catan
3-4 Players (Best: 4) | 90 Min | Ages 8+ | Learn to play video

Chess
2 Players | 60 Min | Ages 6+ | Learn to play video

Clue
3-6 Players (Best: 4-5) | 45 Min | Ages 8+ | Learn to play video

Cribbage
2-4 Players (Best: 2) | 30 Min | Ages 8+ | Learn to play video

Hanabi
2-5 Players (Best: 4) | 25 Min | Ages 10+ | Learn to play video

Hey, That's My Fish
2-4 Players (Best: 3) | 20 Min | Ages 8+ | Learn to play video

Love Letter
3-4 Players (Best: 4) | 20 Min | Ages 8+ | Learn to play video

Push It
2-4 Players (Best: 2-4) | 10 Min | Ages 6+ | Learn to play video

Qwirkle
2-4 Players (Best: 4) | 45 Min | Ages 6+ | Learn to play video

Scrabble
2-4 Players (Best: 2) | 90 Min | Ages 10+ | Learn to play video

Spot It
2-8 Players (Best: 4-5) | 15 Min | Ages 7+ | Learn to play video

Timeline
2-6 Players (Best: 4) | 15 Min | Ages 8+ | Learn to play video

Tsuro
2-8 Players (Best: 4, 6) | 15 Min | Ages 6+ | Learn to play video

Uno
2-8 Players (Best: 4-6) | 30 Min | Ages 5+ | Learn to play video

Available at Select Locations

Find these games at Central, Country Hills, Crowfoot, Fish Creek, Forest Lawn, Judith Umbach, Saddletowne, Seton, Shawnessy, Signal Hill, and Village Square libraries.

Dungeons & Dragons Starter Pack
4-6 Players (Best: 6) | 90 Min | Ages 12+ | Learn to play video

Decrypto
4-8 Players (Best: 4, 6) | 30 Min | Ages 10+ | Learn to play video

Dixit: Journey
4-6 Players (Best: 5-6) | 30 Min | Ages 10+ | Learn to play video

Dragon's Breath
2-4 Players (Best: 3) | 15-20 Min | Ages 5+ | Learn to play video

Ghost Blitz
2-7 Players (Best 4-5) | 20 Min | Ages 8+ | Learn to play video

Hive
2 Players | 20 Min | Ages 8+ | Learn to play video

 

Monza
2-6 Players (Best: 3-5) | 10 Min | Ages 4+ | Learn to play video

Unstable Unicorns
3-6 Players (Best: 4-5) | 45 Min | Ages 10+ | Learn to play video

Guess Who
2 Players | 20 Min | Ages 4+ | Learn to play video

Rhino Hero
2-5 Players (Best: 3) | 5-15 Min | Ages 4+ | Learn to play video

Sleeping Queens
2-5 Players (Best: 4-5) | 20 Min | Ages 6+ | Learn to play video

Spyfall 2
5-12 Players (Best: 6-7) | 15 Min | Ages 13+ | Learn to play video

Sushi Go Party
2-8 Players (Best: 4-5) | 20 Min | Ages 8+ | Learn to play video

Find these games at Central, Crowfoot, Fish Creek, Judith Umbach, and Seton libraries.

5-minute Marvel
2-5 Players (Best: 3) | 5 Min | Ages 8+ | Learn to play video

Codenames: Pictures
4-8 Players (Best: 6) | 15 Min | Ages 8+ | Learn to play video

Kingdomino
2-4 Players (Best: 2, 4) | 20 Min | Ages 6+ | Learn to play video

Potion Explosion
2-4 Players (Best: 2-4) | 30 Min | Ages 8+ | Learn to play video

Skull (2 copies)
3-6 Players (Best: 5-6) | 45 Min | Ages 8+ | Learn to play video