TeenHQ Gamer Lounge

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What is the Gamer Lounge?

The Gamer Lounge is your place to come in, hang out with your friends and play some video games. We’ll have weekly gaming programs and regular tournaments to test your skills against your friends and the local librarians.

Address

150 E San Fernando St., San José, CA 95112


Hours

Monday 9 AM - 8 PM
Tuesday 9 AM - 8 PM
Wednesday 9 AM - 8 PM
Thursday 9 AM - 8 PM
Friday 9 AM - 6 PM
Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM
Sunday 1 PM - 5 PM

  Holiday Closures

Who Can Use the Gamer Lounge?

The Gamer Lounge is reserved for use by library customers in middle and high school. The library will also host special times for adults to enjoy the games as well. Please keep an eye on the King Library calendar to learn about these adult programs as they are scheduled.

What Games Do We Have?

   Xbox One 

Equipment

  • Four Xbox One Controllers
  • Xbox One Rockband Instruments

Games

  • Castles Crashers – Teen
  • Dark Souls 2 – Teen
  • FIFA 16 – Everyone
  • Forza Horizon 2 – Everyone 10+
  • Forza Motorsport 5 – Everyone
  • Halo 5 – Teen
  • Madden NFL 16 – Everyone 10+
  • Minecraft – Everyone 10+
  • NBA 2K16 – Everyone 10+
  • Rayman Legends – Everyone 10+
  • Rock Band 4 Band in the Box Bundle – Teen
  • Rocket League – Everyone
  • UFC – Teen
  • UFC 2 – Teen
  • WWE 16 – Teen

   PS4

Equipment

  • Four PS4 Controllers

Games

  • Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris – Teen
  • Lego Marvel Super Heroes – Everyone 10+
  • Little Big Planet 3 – Everyone
  • Madden NFL 16 – Everyone
  • Minecraft – Everyone 10+
  • NBA 2K16: Michael Jordan Special Edition – Everyone 10+
  • Rocket League – Everyone
  • Tower Fall Ascension – Everyone 10+

Wii U

Equipment

  • One Wii U Pad
  • One Wii U Gamepad
  • Four Wii Controllers and Nunchucks

Games

  • Just Dance 2015 – Everyone 10+
  • Just Dance (2016) – Everyone 10+
  • Mariokart 8 – Everyone
  • Mario Party 10 – Everyone
  • Minecraft – Everyone 10+
  • Nintendoland – Everyone 10+
  • Spatoon – Everyone 10+
  • Super Mario 3D World – Everyone
  • Super Mario Maker – Everyone
  • Super Smash Bros – Everyone 10+
  • Wii Sports Club – Everyone 10+

Oculus

Only teens 13 and up can use the Oculus virtual reality (VR) systems at TeenHQ's Gamer Lounge, unless an event indicates otherwise. Oculus is currently only available for use during special programs.

Learn more about what VR is, available experiences, becoming a VR Guide, and upcoming events.

How Can I Use the Gamer Lounge?

All the games and consoles are available for use inside the Gamer Lounge, but we won’t be checking them out to take home. There’s no need to reserve them, just ask at the staff desk and we’ll hook you (and them) up. You can play games any time we haven’t reserved the space for special programs.

Share the space, be cool to each other, and have fun.

Can I Bring My Own Games to the Gamer Lounge?

Don’t like what we have? Bring your own games and accessories from home. You’re welcome to play any game rated “T” or lower.

Can I Make My Own Games?

Yes! We’ve installed game development software including Unity 5, Unreal Engine and GameMaker: Studio on all of our TeenHQ public computers. The computers also have online access to game development e-resources through Lynda.com and Treehouse.