The Creative Studio at Richter oversees the library video game collection.


You can browse the virtual video game shelf in the library catalog and request to borrow games. We have games available for the following game consoles:

  • PlayStation 1-5
  • Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox Series
  • Nintendo Wii, Switch, Super Nintendo
  • Sega Genesis

We also have video game consoles you can borrow by making a reservation on our website.

  • PlayStation 3
  • Xbox 360
  • Nintendo Wii
  • NES Classic Edition
  • In-Library only – PlayStation 2, Sega Genesis, Suparetron (for SNES games)

Game Policies:

  • 7 day check out for video games
  • Library fees will be assessed on any equipment returned late or lost
  • Full list of library game holdings can be found here.

If you would like to make a donation, please contact: Vanessa Rodriguez,

International Games Week 2021

Celebrate ALA’s International Games Week by playing games made by our own UM students and faculty at the School of Communication Interactive Media program. Browse through the PDF version of our 2021 exhibit and click on the QR codes to learn more about the games featured.

UM Gaming 2021 Exhibit

Make Your Own Games

A list of handy online resources to help you create your own games.

Tabletop Games

The library also has tabletop games (board games, card games) available. Browse our selection and then request the game through our catalog or ask at the front desk at Richter Library.