Virtual Reality: Oculus Quest 2

The Lima Public Library is proud to present our Oculus Quest 2 Virtual Reality Headsets. The Lima/ Allen County community can experience virtual reality for free at the library during one of our events. For questions about our next virtual reality event please contact the Ask Here desk by calling 419-228-5113 ext. 1. 
We have many virtual reality games to choose from including:

  • Bogo (Everyone):Virtual Reality Pet Simulator 
  • Epic Roller Coaster (Everyone): In Epic Roller Coasters you'll get the same feeling of real roller coasters in places and situations that probably you will never have in the real life! There are so many possibilities: magic, world of dinosaurs, haunted houses and so many others! 
  • Traveling While Black  (Teen+): Traveling While Black is a cinematic VR experience that immerses the viewer in the long history of restriction of movement for black Americans and the creation of safe spaces in our communities. Academy Award winner Roger Ross Williams and Emmy Award-winning Felix & Paul Studios' film transports you to historic Ben's Chili Bowl in Washington DC. The viewer shares an intimate series of moments with several of the patrons of Ben's as they reflect on their experiences of restricted movement and race relations in the U.S.  
  • Anne Frank House VR (Everyone): Experience the world-famous “Secret Annex” of the Anne Frank House in a never before seen way. Travel back to the years of the Second World War and wander through the rooms of the Secret Annex, where Anne Frank, her family and four other Jews hid from Nazi persecution during WW2. Immerse yourself in Anne’s thoughts as you traverse each faithfully recreated room, fully restored thanks to the power of VR, and find out what happened to the Annex’ brave inhabitants. 
  • Space Explorers (Everyone): The largest production ever filmed in space, Space Explorers: The ISS Experience is an epic four-part immersive series that invites you to join astronauts on life-changing missions aboard the International Space Station. 
  • Within (Teen+): The Within app is the premier destination for cinematic virtual reality. Within immerses you inside of award-winning stories and documentaries that will transport you to places never before possible.  
  • Ocean Rift (Teen+): Ocean Rift is the world's first VR aquatic safari park. Explore a vivid underwater world full of life including dolphins, sharks, turtles, orcas, sea snakes, rays, whales, manatees, sea lions and even dinosaurs! Ocean Rift is divided into 12 unique habitats ranging from coral reefs, ship wrecks and lagoons, to the arctic, the deep and prehistoric seas. New: Discover and touch 45+ information points throughout Ocean Rift to learn more about the animals. 
  • Wander (Everyone): Wander the world openly through the magic of VR. From the comfort of your living room you can teleport almost anywhere in the world - whether you wish to walk across the London Bridge, stroll the gardens of the Taj Mahal, or witness the enormity of the Great Pyramids of Egypt - unlimited exploration awaits! 
  • National Geographic Explore VR (Everyone): Set off as a National Geographic explorer to discover two of the most iconic locations on the planet! Head to Antarctica and set off on a thrilling expedition of discovery. Navigate around icebergs in a kayak, climb a massive ice shelf and survive a raging snowstorm as you search for a lost emperor penguin colony. Visit Machu Picchu, Peru and get immersed in amazing digital reconstructions of the ancient Inca citadel. Witness mummy worship, raise a cup of sacred chicha and encounter alpacas as you match Hiram Bingham’s photographs from when he rediscovered the Inca citadel. With a mission to capture photographs for the National Geographic magazine, this interactive experience lets the entire family discover the world without ever leaving home. 
  • Beat Saber (Everyone): Beat Saber is a unique VR rhythm game where your goal is to slash the beats (represented by small cubes) as they are coming at you. Every beat indicates which saber you need to use and also the direction you need to match. All the music is composed to perfectly fit the handmade levels.  
  • Bait! (Everyone): You’re invited to Bait! Island to help your boss catch a rare fish, and thereby save the struggling aquarium where you work. During the game, you will catch a lot of different fish and make friends with the locals. But, will you be able to keep your loyalties both to your new friends and to your boss? Gameplay spans four different lakes, each with a distinct style and its own unique set of fishes. Can you catch them all? 
  • Mission IIS (Everyone): Take a trip into orbit and experience life on board the International Space Station! In this Emmy-nominated simulation, learn how to move and work in zero-gravity using your controllers. Dock a space capsule, take a spacewalk, and let real NASA astronauts guide you on the ISS through informative videos and images. 
  • Applab VirtualSpeech (Everyone): VirtualSpeech is a VR soft skills training app that’s offered alongside online courses to accelerate learning of key communication skills like public speaking, sales, job interviews, and leadership. Learners practice what they’ve learnt in VR, where they are safe to learn from mistakes with no real-life consequences.  
  • Jurassic World (Everyone): Jurassic World: Apatosaurus The Jurassic World: Apatosaurus VR Experience allows the viewer for the first time to see what it feels like to be in the presence and close proximity of a living dinosaur and to experience a sense of connection with it - with the mixture of awe, striking beauty and danger that this implies. Jurassic World: BLUE Dinosaurs have overtaken the turbulent Isla Nublar, but the threat of a natural disaster erupting looms eerily over the island. Follow Blue, a highly intelligent Velociraptor, on her quest for survival, using VR to experience her extraordinary sensorial abilities and awareness as she scours for food and water, searches for signs of life, and fights against some of the island’s most threatening predators. 
  • Youtube VR (Teen+): Experience your favorite YouTube channels, videos and creators in virtual reality. The YouTube VR app turns every video on the platform into your own virtual reality experience and reimagines YouTube as a 3D world you can explore from the inside. 
  • Mondly (Lima Only) (Everyone):Experience the most advanced way to practice languages from the comfort of your couch. Mondly VR uniquely complements Mondly's mobile language learning app, enabling you to refine your speaking skills. You'll get instant feedback on your pronunciation, suggestions that enrich your vocabulary, and surprises that transform language practice with Mondly VR into a one-of-a-kind experience. Join our lifelike characters in a fully immersive language journey! 
  • Gravity Sketch (Lima Only) (Everyone): Gravity Sketch is a 3D design and collaboration tool that enables you to create vehicles, sneakers, furniture, characters, art, and more. Express your ideas with 3D strokes and geometry; solve complex design challenges working directly in 3D at any scale, all with a fun and intuitive toolset that makes working in 3D easy.  
  • Innerworld (Lima Only) (Teen): Start your mental health journey. Innerworld is a virtual world where people teach each other the tools of Cognitive Behavioral Immersion™. It's a place where the struggles of life can be left behind. Where a welcoming community will help you get where you want to go, and where you'll learn tools to help you take charge of your life's story.
  • Maloka (Lima Only) (Everyone): Welcome to Maloka, the ever expanding wellness universe! Maloka inspires you to build consistency in your mindfulness practice through guided meditations, mindful movement and sound baths.
  • Puzzling Places (Lima Only) (Everyone): Puzzling Places is a relaxing and wholesome 3D jigsaw puzzle where players put together hyper-realistic miniatures of beautiful places from around the globe. By establishing a meditative and calm atmosphere, the game focuses on achievable challenges and a tangible feeling of progression and completion. With every piece puzzled, each “place” slowly comes to life with an immersive and serene soundscape and visuals. 
  • Guided meditation VR (Lima Only) (Everyone): Oculus Meditation made simple & visual. Bring peace, joy, and calm back into your daily life with Guided Meditation VR. 40+ environments. 150+ meditations. 200+ relaxing audio tracks. 
  • Nature Treks VR (Lima Only) (Everyone): Explore tropical beaches, underwater oceans and even take to the stars. Discover over 20 different animals. Command the weather, take control of the night or create and shape your own world. Immerse yourself into the Nature Treks VR experience and escape into a world of peace, calm and relaxation.
  • Liminal (Lima Only) (Everyone): Liminal is an interactive, virtual reality platform designed to empower people just like you, to consciously choose how you’d like to feel and perform. There are currently 3 categories of experiences for you to choose from – Calm, Energy, & Awe.
  • Guided Tai Chi (Lima Only) (Everyone): Refresh your mind, body, and spirit with 200+ Tai Chi inspired workouts across 20 beautiful nature settings! Experience a modern reimagining of an ancient practice.