Borrow board games from Newcastle Libraries

Our board game lending collection features a large selection of great modern board games. You can borrow family games like Dobble and Jungle Speed, modern classics like Azul, Ticket to Ride and Wingspan, and bigger, more complex board games like Root or Terra Mystica.

Tokaido game board
  • That time you killed me board game

    Borrow from our large collection

    Check out the board game collection on level 3 in City Library, or check out our smaller collections at Fenham, Kenton and High Heaton Libraries. With over 230 modern board games, there is something for everyone. If you're just starting on your board game journey, there are some great family games. Dobble and Jungle Speed are classics, but for younger gamers you can also find popular titles like Animal upon Animal and Bandido. Modern classics like Catan, Citadels and Ticket to Ride offer a great introduction to the modern board gaming hobby, but you can also check out some of today's most popular titles: Azul, Wingspan and Kingdomino have all been huge break-out successes in recent years.

  • Pandemic board game

    What you need to know

    • You must have a library membership to borrow board games
    • You can borrow three games at a time
    • The loan period is four weeks
    • Board games can be renewed twice, each time for a further four weeks
    • You can reserve games at any of our libraries
    • Board games can be returned to any of our libraries