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Learn about the Holland & Terrell Libraries' game checkout program, including circulation policies and our collection of games!


Deluxe Edition Monopoly board game.Maroon Pictionary game box.Red Scattergories game box.Blue Carcassonne board game box.

So, you're interested in checking out some of the Holland & Terrell Libraries' games?  This research guide will tell you the circulation policies for our collection of games and facts about each individual game in our collection.  The games are organized in the tabs above based on similar categories, but many games fit in more than one category.

Circulation Policies

Q: How do I find what games are in the Holland & Terrell Libraries' collection?

A: You can search for games by name in the libraries' online catalog:

After you search for the game by name, you can limit your search to just games with that name in the libraries' collection by going to  "Refine My Results" on the left hand side, then limiting "Type"  to "three-dimensional objects."

Also, you can view the tabs above for the different categories of games and the individual pages for each game in the collection.  As new games are added to the collection, new pages will be added to this guide.

At the main circulation desk on the first floor of Terrell, we have a quick print reference guide listing all of the games/game descriptions for browsing.  As new games are added to the collection, games/game descriptions will be added to the reference guide.

Q: Where do I go if I want to check out a game from the Holland & Terrell Libraries?

A: The games are reserve items and are held at the main circulation desk on the first floor of the Terrell Library.  You will just need your WSU ID card when you go to the main circulation desk.

Q: How long do the games check out?

A: All games check out for 7 days with 1 additional renewal.

Q: How many games can I check out at one time?

A: There is no limit on how many games you can check out!


If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact Access Services staff at the main circulation desk:

(509) 335 - 9672

Access Services staff supervisor

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Amy Thielen
(509) 335-9675


We would like to thank Florida State College at Jacksonville for their board game Research Guide that was the template for our Research Guide, the University of Idaho for their advice and recommendations for starting a board game collection, and Oregon State University whose board game checkout program inspired us to create our program.

If you're interested, check out the

Most importantly, we would like to thank the WSU Libraries' faculty and staff for donating the games for our collection!

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