Game Library

Analog and Digital Game Collections at Hampshire College

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Games at the Hampshire Game Library

See what games are available for check out and where to find them in the library.

Browse list of all games in library catalog (Discover)

  • Games are not requestable - all games must be checked out and returned at Hampshire College Library
  • Board games check out for one week with two renewals
  • Video games check out for four weeks with one renewal
  • We only lend games to current Five College students, staff, and faculty

Board Game Geek

Use the HFJ Library collection on Board Game Geek (BGG) to filter games, search by certain game mechanics, and more.

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For an advanced search on BGG, check the "Search Games Owned" checkbox and enter user: HFJGameLibrary

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Games Night

Join library staff on Thursday nights to learn new games and play old favorites. 6pm on Thursdays during semesters, Library Level 1. Questions about Games Night? Email

Special Thanks

Thank you very much to everyone who has contributed to the creation and maintenance of the game library! We would particularly like to thank:

  • Founder of this unique collection, Hampshire’s former assistant professor of computer science and game design Ira Fay.
  • Game Library task force: Abigail Baines, Anne Macon, Chris Tamma, Heather McCann, Jane Pickles, John Bruner, and Thea Atwood.
  • All alums who donated, including: Bradford N. Barr, Zachary B. Clemente, Dillon C. Compton, Daniel P. Eareckson, Dylan S. Holmes, Rory A. Madden, Joe Minton, Andrew Rosequist, Noell C. Serafino and Nicholas C. Clover-Brown, Vibhu Norby, Evan J. Silberman, Ananda G. Valenzuela, Larry Wolf, and Eric L. Neagle.
  • A very special thank you to Joe Minton and Vibhu Norby for generosity above and beyond
  • Denise Batalha for the wonderful logo
  • All members and others who donated, including: Kade Kuecker (keekb), Justin Bourgman (bourgman), and Scott Wishart (wishasc), Krista Donnelly (kldonnelly), Ryan (yelltom), Beverly Hindle, Toph Woodward, and Benjamin Peal.
  • Chris Semple and Gamewright
  • Ian Birdsall and Fantasy Flight Games
  • Jennifer Gunter King
  • Jeffrey Wolfman
  • Laura Sizer
  • Paula Harmon
  • Jean Sepanski
  • Mr. B from Rockin’ B Games and J. Adam Bailey from Off the Wall Games
  • Samantha Lariviere