Urbana (IL) Free Library circulating game collection
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Updated 9 October 2015: The list has gotten larger, but we have lost our wonderful teen services librarian who was in charge of the list.

Recent changes approved by the library board include making the checkout period two weeks instead of one. I know that renewals were discussed, but don't know if they were approved.

This list curates the board games currently owned by the Urbana Free Library, circulating from their adult reference desk on the 2nd floor. There is a 2-week checkout period, limited to two titles per adult.

Questions about the collection, including recommendations and notifications of missing parts, should get directed to
TUFL Librarians
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. I'll update the relevant email address when we get a new permanent full-time person in charge. For now, direct them to
TUFL Librarians
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, or me. If I get them, I'll pass them along to the relevant staff.

Also, at the request of the head of adult services, the following link should take you to an online catalog link that retrieves the entire collection: Catalog Link

Please only add to this list if you're either UFL staff or patron and spot something that I missed. Comments on items or the list itself welcome from anybody.

Note: I'm a library patron, not staff, and putting the list together mostly for my own reference.
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1. Board Game: 7 Wonders [Average Rating:7.85 Overall Rank:27]
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2. Board Game: Agricola [Average Rating:8.09 Overall Rank:7]
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First noticed earlier this week when returning King of Tokyo.
 
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3. Board Game: Android: Netrunner [Average Rating:8.08 Overall Rank:15]
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4. Board Game: Backgammon [Average Rating:6.52 Overall Rank:973]
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5. Board Game: BANG! [Average Rating:6.58 Overall Rank:839]
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Not sure offhand which edition; catalog lists 2008 copyright.
 
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6. Board Game: Blokus [Average Rating:6.97 Overall Rank:422]
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Currently missing the rules sheet and the yellow 1x1 square piece. Hopefully that can get fixed soon.
 
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7. Board Game: Camel Up [Average Rating:7.12 Overall Rank:345]
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8. Board Game: Carcassonne [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:121] [Average Rating:7.44 Unranked]
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There are now two copies in circulation - one of the Rio Grande Games edition, one of the Z-Man edition.
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9. Board Game: Carcassonne: The Tower [Average Rating:6.57 Unranked] [Average Rating:6.57 Unranked]
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10. Board Game: Catan [Average Rating:7.30 Overall Rank:203] [Average Rating:7.30 Unranked]
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11. Board Game: Caverna: The Cave Farmers [Average Rating:8.23 Overall Rank:5]
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12. Board Game: Citadels [Average Rating:7.16 Overall Rank:252]
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Newly acquired as of December 2014
 
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13. Board Game: Clue [Average Rating:5.63 Overall Rank:7222]
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They've got the Vintage edition that looks like it's in a cloth-covered slipcase. Can't find a separate entry for it.
 
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14. Board Game: Dao [Average Rating:5.32 Overall Rank:11451]
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Never heard of this one; mentioned as newly acquired in a January 2015 blog post.
 
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15. Board Game: Discworld: Ankh-Morpork [Average Rating:7.17 Overall Rank:361]
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16. Board Game: Dixit [Average Rating:7.38 Overall Rank:137] [Average Rating:7.38 Unranked]
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Not sure so acquisition date; first noticed in late June 2014.
 
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17. Board Game: Dominion [Average Rating:7.73 Overall Rank:44] [Average Rating:7.73 Unranked]
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18. Board Game: Dragonland [Average Rating:6.34 Overall Rank:2236]
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19. Board Game: Egizia [Average Rating:7.47 Overall Rank:210]
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20. Board Game: Fantastiqa [Average Rating:7.11 Overall Rank:1122]
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Recently donated because I got a new full-time job. Delivered and cataloged; I believe it's being processed before being put out to circulate.
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21. Board Game: Flash Point: Fire Rescue [Average Rating:7.31 Overall Rank:201]
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thanks to my entries in the 4G giveaways. Delivered to the library on 10/2; should be going through cataloging and acquisitions soon.

Thanks to the members of the BGG community for the donation.
 
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22. Board Game: Forbidden Desert [Average Rating:7.35 Overall Rank:180]
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23. Board Game: Forbidden Island [Average Rating:6.88 Overall Rank:465]
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24. Board Game: Formidable Foes [Average Rating:5.55 Overall Rank:9628]
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Our head of adult services had to do original cataloging on this one (meaning she had to create the entire record from scratch because no other library has it anyplace that she could find). Herr Friese's penchant for alliteration gave her quite a headache. I think I understand that she came here looking for some help.
 
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25. Board Game: Go [Average Rating:7.69 Overall Rank:85]
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