I highly believe video games promote creativity, logic, entertainment, and meditation. They also offer great exposure to developing technologies.
If the library will accept video game donations, many will give them away for others to enjoy. I hope the library will consider Video Game rentals, as there are numerous benefits.
Article by AmericanHumanist.Org about the benefits of video games
Excerpt from article
... "An obvious benefit of playing video games is enhanced manual dexterity. The American Psychological Association detailed a study of surgeons that supports this idea, demonstrating a significant increase in surgical skill and reduction in errors among the surgeons who played games. In the same article, the APA described a study showing how video games can also improve cognitive and perceptual skills, and another paper demonstrating that game-based learning can foster scientific thinking. "This means that games are not ‘good' or ‘bad,' but are powerful educational tools and have many effects we might not have expected they could," said Douglas Gentile, co-author of one of the papers."...