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Gaming in The Hive

Header Teen Gaming

Game On!

How to Reserve a Console

Visit staff at the Teen Desk to make a reservation for playing video games in the Hive. Advanced reservations are not available at this time.  

To reserve the video games in the Hive, patrons must: 

  • Have an active Helen Plum library card 
  • Be in grades 6-12 
  • Follow the Video Game Guidelines 
  • Follow Library Policies and Rules 

Teen Gaming Guidelines

  • You are expected follow U-2 Patron Behavior Policy, including being “well-mannered and respectful of other patrons and staff as well as Library and patron property.”
  • All video game equipment must be turned in at the Teen Desk after use.
  • Video game consoles are unavailable 15 minutes before The Hive closes.
  • You are not permitted to change account settings. You cannot login to your personal accounts, add friends, or link accounts on library equipment.
  • You can use the pre-downloaded games on the console and make suggestions to staff for any video games you would like to be potentially added.
  • You are not permitted to bring your own controllers or download games.  
  • Saved data will be removed from consoles regularly. 

Available Now: Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch Console

Four controllers available

Available Switch Games

Available Now: PlayStation 5

PS5 Console

Available PS5 Games

Coming in 2024: Xbox

Xbox Console

Xbox Games Coming Soon: