Do you love the library? Have you ever thought about being a librarian? Ex Libris is a board game that allows you to collect rare (and hilariously titled) books to create a library that may even land you the position of Grand Librarian. But beware – there are pitfalls for all aspiring librarians. You will have to make sure your collection is in alphabetical order, that your shelves won’t tip over, and watch out for books that are banned by the city council.
Each turn, you will have the opportunity to acquire books for your hand or place books from your hand onto your shelves. The game ends when one player has a full shelf of books. The game takes about an hour to play and is suitable for ages 12 and up. If you like Ticket to Ride or Splendor, Ex Libris would be a great next game for you.