Games and Activities Library

Game lending library

Did you know that the Library has a wide range of games, puzzles, and kits to lend and they’re all free! Board games and puzzles offer players more than just fun, recreational outlets. Studies show that these activities help to relieve stress, improve brain function, stimulate the mind, boost creativity, increase attention spans, and improve social skills. It doesn’t stop there, the Library also checks out video games for a wide variety of game consoles.

Want to get outside and experience the natural beauty around you? Get to a more Healthy U by exploring local hiking trails in Yorba Linda, Orange County, and Los Angeles County with our hiking kits!

Hiking Kit

About the Hiking Kit

Get to a more Healthy U by exploring local hiking trails in Orange County and Los Angeles County. The Library is now offering Day Pack Hiking Kits to provide you with the tools to enjoy a recreational hike.

Included with the Hiking Kit

  • Venture Pal ultralight hiking backpack
  • Veho VCC-006-K2NPNG Handsfree action camera (includes Muvi camera carry case, Muvi K2 NPNG 1080p wifi handsfree camcorder)
  • Muvi K2 waterproof case & detachable waterproof LCD viewing screen
  • detachable LCD viewing screen
  • USB connector cable
  • VeHo Li-ion battery (model DS-S50) full user Cd manual & quickstart guide)
  • SanDisk ultra 32GB memory card
  • Memory card adaptor & card case
  • USB cord
  • Shoulder strap mount & adapter
  • Handheld monopod “selfie stick”
  • Tripod stand
  • Floating grip pole & adapter
  • Ultimate survival technologies deluxe map compass
  • Oumers first aid kit
  • Aurosports folding binocular telescope
  • Afoot & Afield: Orange County book
  • 50 Hikes in Orange County book

Borrowing a Hiking Kit

  • Patrons 18 and older with a Yorba Linda Public Library card in good standing can check out a hiking kit.
  • Hiking kits check out for ten (10) days and are non-renewable.
  • Only one hiking kit can be checked out at a time per card.
  • Fines and Fees: A fee of $2 per day will be charged if a hiking kit is overdue.

A replacement fee of up to $300 for a hiking kit will be charged if the hiking kit or any of the items included in the kit are damaged or lost.

Board Games

About Board Games

Fun for the whole family! The Library has over 20 different board games to choose from, perfect for a family game night.

Browse all the different board games we have available.

Borrowing a Board Game

  • Board games check out for three (3) weeks and are renewable four (4) times.
  • Five (5) board games can be checked out at a time per card.
  • Patrons with an active Yorba Linda Public Library card and who is in good standing can check out a board game.
  • Fines and Fees: A fee of $.20 per day will be charged if a board game is overdue.

Puzzles

About Puzzles

Let’s figure out the pieces to the puzzle!  The Library has over 20 different puzzles to choose from, perfect to keep your brain active and de-stress.  We have puzzles geared towards children with under 100 pieces all the way to 1,000 piece puzzles for those looking for a challenge.

Browse all the different puzzles we have available.

Borrowing a Puzzle

  • Puzzles check out for three (3) weeks and are renewable four (4) times.
  • Five (5) puzzles can be checked out at a time per card.
  • Patrons with an active Yorba Linda Public Library card and who are in good standing can check out a puzzle.
  • Fines and Fees: A fee of $.20 per day will be charged if a puzzle is overdue.

Video Games

About Video Games

The Library has video games  for  Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Wii, WiiU, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

Borrowing a Video Game 

  • Patrons with an active Yorba Linda Public Library card and who are in good standing can check out video games rated C through T.
  • Patrons 18 and older with a Yorba Linda Public Library card in good standing can check out a Mature video games.
  • Video games check out for three (3) weeks and are renewable four (4) times.
  • Five (5) video games can be checked out at a time per card.
  • Fines and Fees: A fee of $.20 per day will be charged if a video game is overdue.

 

Video Game Ratings 

 

Early Childhood Games:

Content is intended for young children.

 

 

E-Rated Games:

Content is generally suitable for all ages. May contain minimal cartoon, fantasy, or mild violence and/or infrequent use of mild language.

 

E-10 Games:  

Content is generally suitable for ages 10 and up. May contain more cartoon, fantasy or mild violence, mild language and/or minimal suggestive themes.

 

T-Rated Games:  

Content is generally suitable for ages 13 and up. May contain violence, suggestive themes, crude humor, minimal blood, simulated gambling and/or infrequent use of strong language.

 

M-Rated Games:  

Content is generally suitable for ages 17 and up. May contain intense violence, blood and gore, sexual content and/or strong language.

 

 

Thank you to California State Library Services and Technology Grant for providing funding for the Game and Activities Library.