(No, this is not my room. But every single book on those shelves are RPG books, so I wish it was!)
But, like I mentioned in a previous post, not everyone is able to Therefore, if a public library is to create a collection of RPG books for their patrons, they should carefully consider what books to collect by determining which books would get the most use, and which books would fit into their collections.
I'd like to present two ideas for choosing RPG books: genre and market share (or popularity). In this post, I will focus on genre.
Of course, there are also generic RPG systems that are not dependant on genres. GURPS (Generic Universal Role Play System) and Big Eyes Small Mouth (BESM) are two such systems. Generic RPG systems allow the players to use the same system for a variety of settings.