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GeekED Game Jam Contest!

Wed, 07/24/2013 - 11:18am

Saturday August 3 | 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Downtown Library: Training Center | Grade 6 – Adult

Have you made your own videogame? Do you want to? How does winning prizes for your creation sound? Pretty great, right?

Join us August 3rd and those dreams can be realized! Bring in a game you've already created, or use the time to make a new game using Scratch and GameMaker, and you could go home with a fabulous prize. We'll have a prize for two categories: one for the best game created before the event and one for best game created during the event. Come compete, have fun, and win prizes! [img_assist|nid=230245|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=113]

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Wii Sports Resort Team Tourney for All Ages

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 3:14pm

Sunday, July 28 | 1:00 to 4:00 pm | Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room | All Ages[img_assist|nid=229599|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=145]

Take a family vacation to Wuhu Island and the Wii Sports Resort! Bring friends and family to play your way through Wii Sports Resort's twelve awesome games, from swordplay to frisbee, from golf to power cruising! We'll have prizes for the winning teams!

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Double Dash Duo Derby Dinner

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 3:05pm

Saturday July 27 | 1:00 to 4:00 pm | Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room | Grade 6 to Adult

What could be better than pizza, prizes, and Mario Kart? Join us for dinner and driving Saturday, July 27th. It's Double Dash on a GameCube -- one screen/team! Bring a cart-mate for an afternoon of competition! And did we mention pizza?
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This event is for teens (grade 6 and up) and adults.

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PokeMonday

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 10:35am

Monday July 22 | 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Mallets Creek Branch | Grades K – 5

It's time for part two of our PokeMondays series! This week, join us at Mallets Creek from 1:00 to 5:00 pm for an afternoon of competition. Don't forget, we'll also be battling on July 29 in the Downtown Library Multi-Purpose Room and on August 5 at Traverwood Branch.[img_assist|nid=229038|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=128] You'll need your Nintendo DS, DSi or 3DS and a copy of your Pokemon game (sorry, black and white won't work).

Big screen and Union Rooms battles are used for admittance into the finals, so be sure to have Pokemon, level 30 or under trained for battle. They'll be needed for qualifying rounds!

This event is for grades K-5.

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German-American Library Gaming League Championships!

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 6:16pm

Stay tuned here to get the feed for the first-ever German-American Library Gaming League Championships, starting at 11 AM EDT in Ann Arbor on May 18th! GAME ON!

Watch it LIVE!

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AADL Presents The 2013 German-American Gaming League International Championships!

Wed, 05/08/2013 - 9:25am

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Saturday May 18, 2013: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm -- Downtown Library: 4th Floor Meeting Room

AADL is teaming up with the U.S. State Department and Germany's Zukunftswerkstatt (Future Workshop) to present this special event, matching three of Ann Arbor's best gamers with three winners of the German Library Gaming League to pursue ultimate LIBRARY GAMING VICTORY!

Three German Teens, ages 13, 15, and 18, are traveling to the US to compete at this May 18 tournament at the Downtown Library. They won their trips to the US at the Finals.

Cheer on your hometown gamers or our visiting German friends in a madcap sequence of video game contests, from the familiar to the bizarre, with INTERNATIONAL GLORY on the line!

This event is for teens (grades 6 - 12).

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All-Ages Mario Kart Tournament

Mon, 05/06/2013 - 8:55am

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Sunday May 26, 2013: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room AB

It's a Mario Kart Wii Tournament for kids, teens and adults!

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Wii Sports Resort Team Tourney for All Ages

Sun, 05/05/2013 - 9:00am

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Saturday May 25, 2013: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room AB

Visit [http://nintendo.wikia.com/wiki/Wuhu_Island|Wuhu Island] and the [http://www.wiisportsresort.com/|Wii Sports Resort]! Bring friends, parents, grandparents to play your way through the Resort's twelve awesome games. Prizes for the winners!

This event is for all ages.

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AADL-GT on the Road: All-Stars Battle Royale

Sat, 05/04/2013 - 9:10am

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Friday May 24, 2013: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room AB

Up to four players can battle each other using characters from various Sony franchises such as God of War, PaRappa the Rapper and [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sly_Cooper|Sly Cooper], as well as third-party franchises like [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BioShock|BioShock]!

This event is for teens (grade 6 and up) and adults.

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All-Stars Battle Royale

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 11:05am

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Friday April 26, 2013: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

Up to four players battle in Sony's brand new [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PlayStation_All-Stars_Battle_Royale|All-Stars Battle Royale]!

This event is for teens (grade 6 and up) and adults.