Library Lawn Games

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The library outdoor lawn games for you to check out and enjoy at home!

Check availability online or call the library at 860-665-8700

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Borrowing Information

  • 7-day loan period
  • No renewals
  • Games can reserved online, by phone for in person
  • Games must be checked out and returned in person at the Newington library. The games cannot be returned in the book drop
  • Please check to make sure all the parts are in the bag or carrying case before returning it. Patron will be responsible for damage or lost parts
  • Limit of 2 games per family
  • Each game has either a sheet or booklet for assembly and instructions
  • Have fun playing, however be safe!
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Bocce Ball

A lawn bowling game typically played on dirt or asphalt, for 2 players or teams. Players take turns rolling balls as close as possible to the target ball.

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A classic bag tossing game that is fun for all ages. Players take turns throwing their bags at a raised platform (board) with a hole in the far end. The game can be played with 2 or 4 players.

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Giant Yard Dice

Contains all the equipment needed to play dice games including Yardzee and Farkle for up to 5 players (game instructions included).   

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Jazzminton -

Jazzminton is an exciting, fast paced and extremely addictive indoor/outdoor paddle game. Serve to the other player and rally back and forth. Play a fast competitive game or keep it simple. The sport of paddle ball is played between 2 -4 people using a ball or a birdie. There are no boundaries so you can play this game virtually anywhere especially because the birdies are not very hard and will not break things on impact.

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Ladder Toss (Ball) - 

An outdoor game played between two teams who take turns attempting to throw a bolo made of two golf balls connected by a rope at a ladder. Each ladder rung is worth varying point values of 1, 2 or 3 points. In order to win the game, a team must score exactly 21 points.

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Spikeball Game Set

Is an outdoor game played by up to 4 players. Opposing teams line up across from each other with the Spikeball net in the center. The ball is put in play with a serve—a hit by the server from behind the service boundary into the net to an opposing player.  


Sponsored by the Lucy Robbins Welles Library Board of Trustees