Urbana (IL) Free Library circulating game collection
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Updated 6 August 2014: There's been a large influx of new titles in the last year or so, and the Adult Services librarian who is in charge of the collection has joined BGG to be able to answer questions and post the occasional comments. Everybody please welcome
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to the Geek. Tips of for her might be nice to let her put the library logo in as a new shiny avatar. whistle Note also some changes and links below.

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 1-week checkout period, limited to two titles per adult. (With the increase in titles available, the checkout limit has increased.)

Questions about the collection, including recommendations and notifications of missing parts, should get directed to
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. Preferably, these will go to her work e-mail address: acox (at) tufl (dot) info

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 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:7.87 Overall Rank:19]
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2. Board Game: Agricola [Average Rating:8.12 Overall Rank:6]
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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:8.17 Overall Rank:7]
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4. Board Game: Backgammon [Average Rating:6.52 Overall Rank:917]
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5. Board Game: Blokus [Average Rating:7.00 Overall Rank:368]
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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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6. Board Game: Carcassonne [Average Rating:7.44 Overall Rank:108] [Average Rating:7.44 Unranked]
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7. Board Game: Catan [Average Rating:7.35 Overall Rank:165]
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8. Board Game: Citadels [Average Rating:7.19 Overall Rank:215]
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Newly acquired as of December 2014
 
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9. Board Game: Clue [Average Rating:5.63 Overall Rank:6761]
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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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10. Board Game: Dao [Average Rating:5.26 Overall Rank:10302]
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Never heard of this one; mentioned as newly acquired in a January 2015 blog post.
 
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11. Board Game: Dixit [Average Rating:7.42 Overall Rank:119] [Average Rating:7.42 Unranked]
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Not sure so acquisition date; first noticed in late June 2014.
 
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12. Board Game: Dominion [Average Rating:7.77 Overall Rank:30] [Average Rating:7.77 Unranked]
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13. Board Game: Egizia [Average Rating:7.49 Overall Rank:183]
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14. Board Game: Flash Point: Fire Rescue [Average Rating:7.36 Overall Rank:171]
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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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15. Board Game: Forbidden Island [Average Rating:6.91 Overall Rank:407]
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16. Board Game: Go [Average Rating:7.70 Overall Rank:71]
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17. Board Game: Hanabi [Average Rating:7.35 Overall Rank:150]
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Newly acquired.
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18. Board Game: Hive [Average Rating:7.36 Overall Rank:147]
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This one's currently missing, but I understand a replacement copy has been requested.
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19. Board Game: It Was a Dark and Stormy Night [Average Rating:5.12 Unranked]
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20. Board Game: King of Tokyo [Average Rating:7.41 Overall Rank:120]
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21. Board Game: Lords of Waterdeep [Average Rating:7.82 Overall Rank:28]
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22. Board Game: Love Letter [Average Rating:7.42 Overall Rank:112]
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23. Board Game: Mancala [Average Rating:5.84 Overall Rank:3071]
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I believe I saw a mancala set on the shelf the last time I was looking, but that was a couple weeks ago. I made myself a note about the game, at any rate.
 
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24. Board Game: Metropolys [Average Rating:7.04 Overall Rank:455]
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25. Board Game: Mice and Mystics [Average Rating:7.59 Overall Rank:109]
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