Oculus RiftVerona Public Library has an Oculus Rift Virtual Reality system.  The Verona Public Library maintains and furnishes the Oculus Rift for use by library patrons through the generous donation of Investors Saving Bank.

Availability and Reservations

The Oculus Rift is available during designated library program hours or by appointment only. Walk-in usage is not permitted.

Important: Before using the Virtual Reality equipment you must read the Verona Public Library Oculus Rift Usage Policy and submit a signed copy of the Usage Policy and Waiver of Liability to Library staff.

What is virtual reality?

Virtual Reality (VR) uses a computer, headset, and sensors to immerse you directly into a three-dimensional, computer-generated world. Your head, hands, and body movements are tracked to let you interact with what you see via the headset.

What will I be able to do with VR at the library?

  • Explore: Experience our planet like you’ve never experienced it before! Travel around the world, to distant planets, and even back in time without ever leaving the library.
  • Learn: Discover more about the ocean, outer space, or the human body through VR experiences.
  • Create: Make works of art in VR.
  • Play: Try gaming in a 3D environment.

How Do I use VR at the Library?

  • Patrons must be at least 13 years of age to use the Oculus Rift.
  • All patrons must have a Waiver of Liability signed prior to their use of the Oculus Rift.
  • All minors under the age of 18 must have a Waiver of Liability signed by a parent or guardian prior to their use of the Oculus Rift.
  • The library’s Oculus Rift is available for use with programs picked out and downloaded by library staff ONLY.
  • The Oculus Rift is available in 30-minute sessions.
  • Only one session a day is permitted.
  • Patrons must schedule their sessions in advance with a library staff member.
  • Patrons may only use the Oculus Rift alongside designated library staff or volunteers.

Available Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Apps 

Art

Blocks by Google

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 4 (215)

Genre: Art/Creativity, Casual, Productivity, Social, Utility

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1320373124698683

Sitting or Standing (standing will require spotter)

 

Boulevard

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 2.25 (179)

Genre:  Art/Creativity, Casual, Exploration, Travel

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1177199742298383

Sitting or Standing (standing will require spotter)

Educational

Anne Frank House VR

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 4 (112)

Genre: Documentary and History, Educational

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1801263533272595

Sitting or Standing (standing will require spotter)

 

BBC Home – A VR Spacewalk

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 3.3 (730)

Genre: Educational, Exploration, Space/Universe

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1246744618768922

Sitting

 

Bear Island

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 3 (211)

Genre: Educational Travel

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1228652173894654

Sitting

 

Dementia Yn Fy Nwylo I / First Hand

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 4.3 (8)

Genre: 360 Experience Non-Game, Movie, Narrative,

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/2496339380383114

Sitting or Standing (standing will require spotter)

Google Earth VR

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 4.1 (2,863)

Genre: Casual, Educational, Exploration, Travel

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1513995308673845

Sitting or Standing (standing will require spotter)

 

Henry

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 4.5 (1,038)

Genre: Educational, Movie, Narrative

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1043217179077622

Sitting

 

JigSpace VR

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 4.75 (41)

Genre: Educational

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1151513668302336

Sitting or Standing (standing will require spotter)

 

Lost

Rating: Age 13+

Stars: 4.0 (1147)

Genre: Educational, Movie, Narrative

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1016967501697367

Sitting

 

Mission:ISS

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 4.1 (671)

Genre: Education, Simulation, Space / Universe

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1178419975552187

Sitting or Standing (standing will require spotter)

 

Nefertari: Journey to Eternity

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 4.1 (122)

Genre: Documentary & History, Educational, Exploration

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1491802884282318

  • Requires scheduling a guided tour

Sitting

 

Oika

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 4.3 (21)

Genre: Documentary & History, Educational, Exploration

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/2050324821663886

Standing (requires spotter)

 

Sharecare VR

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 4.25 (158)

Genre: Educational, Exploration

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1656800021020362

Sitting or Standing (standing will require spotter)

Through the Ages: President Obama Celebrates America’s National Parks

Rating: Ages 13+

Stars: 3.6 (309)

Genre: Educational, Exploration, Movie, Narrative, Travel

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1037679502967606

Sitting

 

Traveling While Black

Rating: Teen

Stars: 4 (61)

Genre: Documentary & History, Movie, Narrative

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1936945119708302

Sitting

 

Wrench: Engine Building Demo

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 4.75 (156)

Genre: Educational, Racing, Simulation

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1755851804523719

Sitting or Standing (standing will require spotter)

History

Anne Frank House VR

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 4 (112)

Genre: Documentary and History, Educational

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1801263533272595

Sitting or Standing (standing will require spotter)

 

Nefertari: Journey to Eternity

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 4.1 (122)

Genre: Documentary & History, Educational, Exploration

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1491802884282318

  • Requires scheduling a guided tour

Sitting

Oika

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 4.3 (21)

Genre: Documentary & History, Educational, Exploration

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/2050324821663886

Standing (requires spotter)

 

Traveling While Black

Rating: Teen

Stars: 4 (61)

Genre: Documentary & History, Movie, Narrative

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1936945119708302

Sitting

Interactive Gaming

Epic Roller Coasters

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 3.4 (804)

Genre: Racing, Roller Coaster, Social

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1477883658957255

Sitting

 

Farlands

Rating: Ages 13+

Stars: 3.9 (889)

Genre: Exploration

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/926295224105459

Sitting

FoodFight

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 4.1 (17)

Genre: Action, Casual, Food

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/2792691784081696

Standing (requires spotter)

 

Magic Table Chess

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 3.75

Genre: Casual, Puzzle, Simulation, Social, Strategy

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/804448142992694

Sitting or Standing (standing will require spotter)

 

Minecraft

Rating: Everyone 10+

Stars: 3.25 (2,270)

Genre: Adventure, Educational

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/741306562635466

Sitting

 

Oculus First Contact

Rating: Ages 13+

Stars: 4.75 (1,240)

Genre: Entertainment

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1217155751659625

Standing (requires spotter)

 

Rec Room

Rating: Everyone 10+

Stars: 4.3 (2,718)

Genre: Exploration, Shooter, Social

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1257029974329451

Standing (requires spotter)

 

Toy Box

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 3.25 (503)

Genre: Casual, Social

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1083042371786607

Sitting or Standing (standing will require spotter)

 

Waltz of the Wizard

Rating: Teen

Stars: 4.4 (209)

Genre: Adventure, Exploration, Simulation

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1505002759528549

Standing (requires spotter)

Literary

Magnetique – VR Comic

Rating: Everyone 10+

Stars: 3.0 (40)

Genre: Adventure, Casual, Educational, Movie, Narrative

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1264718836934108

Sitting or Standing (standing will require spotter)

Narrative Experiences

ABE VR

Rating: Teen

Stars: 3 (690)

Genre: Horror, Movie, Narrative

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/934743126624720

Sitting 

 

Allumette

Rating: Everyone 10+

Stars: 4.5 (813)

Genre: Casual, Movie, Narrative

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/926273867499264

Sitting

Coco VR

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 4.1 (684)

Genre: Exploration, Movie, Social

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1707911292615524

Standing (requires spotter)

Crow: The Legend

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 4.75 (329)

Genre: 360 Experience Non-Game, Movie, Narrative,

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1939359989460713

Sitting or Standing (standing will require spotter)

Disney Movies VR

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 3.5 (461)

Genre: Exploration, Movie

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1437254706307136

Sitting or Standing (standing will require spotter)

 

Jurassic World: Blue

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 3.6 (54)

Genre: Movie, Narrative, Social

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1458299040905281

Sitting

Found

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 3.6 (132)

Genre: Adventure, Casual, Exploration, Movie, Narrative

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1075702002476967

Standing (requires spotter)

Gary the Gull

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 2.5 (292)

Genre: Casual, Movie, Narrative

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1272301922803537

Sitting

 

Inception

Rating: Teen

Stars: 2.75 (141)

Genre: Movie, Music, Narrative

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/954124114686124

Sitting

 

Introduction to Virtual Reality

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 3.8 (591)

Genre: Exploration, Movie, Narrative

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1006887936048510

Sitting

 

INVASION!

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 4 (861)

Genre: Casual, Movie, Narrative

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/864116003696703

Sitting

 

Oculus 360 Photos

Rating: Ages 13+

Stars: 3.25 (225)

Genre: Casual, Educational, Exploration, Utility

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1004798886239391

Sitting

 

Oculus Dreamdeck

Rating: Ages 13+

Stars: 4.3 (1,168)

Genre: Casual, Narrative

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/941682542593981

Sitting

 

Senza Peso

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 4.1 (652)

Genre: Casual, Exploration, Movie, Music, Narrative

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1184398028297648

Sitting

 

Song of the Sea VR

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 2.75 (67)

Genre: Casual, Exploration, Movie, Narrative

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1224737437576074

Standing (requires spotter)

 

The Boy and the Lemon

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 3.75 (9)

Genre: 360 Experience (non-game), Educational, Narrative

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1875140845836625

Sitting

 

The Rose and I

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 3.75 (395)

Genre: Adventure, Casual, Exploration, Movie, Narrative

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/980646215356452

Sitting

 

The Surrogate

Rating: Everyone

Stars: 2.75 (48)

Genre: Casual, Movie, Narrative

Link: https://www.oculus.com/experiences/rift/1168260166633300

Standing (requires spotter)