While the Library building is open to the public with limited hours & services, we ask you to please limit your visit to 30 minutes. 
Take advantage of Curbside Pickup, digital collections, and virtual programs.  Read more

Current hours as of Nov. 20: Mon.-Fri. 9-6 | Sat. 9-5 | Sun. Closed
Temperature checks are taken and masks are required to remain on (over nose and mouth) at all times.

 
 
 

Nintendo Switch handheld game console and charging station.Consoles

Purchasing a video game console can be expensive. Why not try checking it out from the Library before you try?  The Library currently owns:

All of our consoles are available to be checked out for 3 weeks at a time. Just ask for them at the Circulation Desk, or click on the links to place a hold in the SWAN Catalog.  (Limit one per library card; No renewals; $1.00 per day overdue fee.)

 

Games

In addition to above consoles, both Adult Services and Kids & Teens have large video game collections for you to try.  Just grab the case of the game you want off the shelf, and ask for the disc at the front Circulation Desk when you check out. New games are available for 1 week checkout, and older games for 3 week checkout. (Limit five per library card; No renewals; $1.00 per day overdue fee.)

Nintendo gamesDS  |  3DS  |  Wii  |  Wii U  |  Switch

PlayStation gamesPS3  |  PS4  |  PS4 VR (virtual reality, see below)

Xbox gamesXbox 360  |  Xbox One

Check out the NEW Adult and Teen video games that are hitting the shelves.

 

PlayStation VR Headset

Two teens wearing VR headsets and immersed in playing a virtual reality game.Are you curious about playing games in virtual reality?  Soon you'll be able to test it out with the Library's new PlayStation VR Headset.  What is virtual reality gameplay?

Immersive gameply - Don’t just see game worlds, enter them like never before. Inhabit a character and control their movements with amazing accuracy, or see 360-degree vistas.

Seamless interaction - Explore new worlds with natural movements, thanks to ergonomic design and intuitive controls. Innovative features transport you into the center of interactive worlds.

Immersive graphics - Peer over, under and around objects in 3D. Stand at the edge of a breathtaking vista and tower over a bustling, living environment packed with detail.

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