About this Collection

The UNT Media Library began collecting video and board games in the Fall of 2009 in support of video game, mass media and popular culture research and studies at the University of North Texas. In January 2010, circulation began of board games, video games and consoles to the UNT community.

Explore This Collection

Contribute to Gaming

The UNT Media Library encourages game play by including library space for digital and table top gaming. The Library hosts monthly open gaming events and tabletop design workshops to engage the gaming community on campus. There are several ways you can help the Media Library make these events more beneficial to UNT students.

Contribute to Gaming

Game On! @ UNT Libraries

The Media Library regularly hosts Game On! @ UNT Libraries events.  Open gaming is available on a variety of consoles. These events are open to all UNT students and staff.  Join us for an evening of fun!

Pixels & Pieces: Level Up @ the Library

The Media LIbrary hosts a weekly game creation workshop where students can come learn about game design. Participants are encouraged to collaborate to create a working prototype.

Searching Games

To browse our available games:

  • Go to UNT Library Catalog at http://iii.library.unt.edu
  • Search "video games" or "board games"
    • To limit search to a specific type of video game, search "video games" AND "wii" / "ps3" / etc.
    • You may also limit by console game, computer game, and handheld game using the Videogame drop-down box. 
  • Limit to collection: Media Library

Circulating Games

The Media Library circulates video games for all modern game systems and a wide variety of tabletop games.

View the Media Library Checkout Information for details on checkout periods, number of items and overdue fines.

Circulating Consoles

The Media Library circulates the following consoles and accessories:

Game Consoles

Game Accessories

View the Media Library Equipment Checkout Information for details on checkout periods and overdue fines.

Gaming Stations

The Media Library has  gaming stations available for individuals and groups wishing to play games in the Media Library. More information.