Press enter after choosing selection
Graphic for events post

Blog Post

October Gaming Weekend

Sat, 09/26/2009 - 5:53pm

Like VIdeo Games? Come to the Ann Arbor District Library's Downtown Branch for our October Gaming Weekend. This Month is Round Three of the Smash Kart Championship Series 2009. The Smash Kart season continues with a special face-off on the day of the UM/MSU football game! Who cares what happens on the gridiron, can the smashers of Ann Arbor defeat the Lansing contingent? Come find out. We'll be battling the East Lansing Public Library online.We also have Rock Revolution on Friday Night and PL2:Public Library Pokemon League on Sunday Afternoon. So spend your weekend at the Library (No, you can't spend the night.)

Rock Revolution Rock Band & DDR Tourney
Friday, October 3 6pm to 9pm
All ages

Smash Kart Round 2 with special face-off
Saturday, October 4 12pm-5pm
Grades 6-12

Pokemania PL2:Public Library Pokemon League
Sunday, October 5 1pm-5pm
All ages

YOU THINK YOU GOT GAME? BRING IT!

Graphic for events post

Blog Post

Leaderboard Get

Mon, 09/21/2009 - 4:25pm

A stripped-down version of the [:aadlgt/leaderboard|AADL-GT Leaderboard is up and running here], if you care to see it. Player pages don't work at the moment.

Enjoy.

Graphic for events post

Blog Post

September Gaming Weekend at The Pittsfield Branch

Sat, 09/05/2009 - 10:40am

[img_assist|nid=321|title=Super Smash Brothers: Mario|desc=Mario, from the Nintendo GameCube game Super Smash Brothers: Melee (among others).|link=none|align=left|width=90|height=125]

Back in School, with nothing to look forward to but June? Come to the Ann Arbor District Library's Pittsfield Branch for our September Gaming Weekend. This Month is Round Two of the Smash Kart Championship Series 2009. We also have Rock Revolution on Friday Night and PL2:Public Library Pokemon League on Sunday Afternoon. So spend your weekend at the Library (No, you can't spend the night.)

Rock Revolution Rock Band & DDR Tourney
Friday, September 11 6pm to 9pm

Smash Kart Round 2
Saturday, September 12 12pm-5pm

Pokemania PL2:Public Library Pokemon League
Sunday, September 13 1pm-5pm

YOU THINK, YOU GOT GAME? BRING IT!

Graphic for events post

Blog Post

Wed. Gaming Nights in August @ UMMA

Fri, 07/31/2009 - 1:55pm

[img_assist|nid=19379|title=Rock Band|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=100]
Hey, This month AADL will be bringing two of our most popular games to the University of Michigan's Museum of Art. Rock Band and DDR in a museum? That's right, UMMA has asked the library to take part in their "Evenings in the Commons" series, Every Wednesday Night This Month. Come join us at the museums new common room (The glass room with all the video game stuff) from 7pm-10pm and ROCK OUT! To get all the details read more.

Graphic for events post

Blog Post

It's a Smash Kart and Mario Weekend

Thu, 07/16/2009 - 11:19am

[img_assist|nid=19207|title=mario|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=66|height=100]

Brave the Art Fair crowds and join us at the Downtown Library for two gaming tournaments this weekend: On [:events/list?id=4506|Saturday, noon to 5pm], we'll kick things off with the pre-season Smash Kart Tourney with single player and team Brawl and Kart Wii events. The gaming continues on [:events/list?id=4513|Sunday from 1 to 4pm] with an all-ages Mario Kart Wii tournament! Separate brackets for Kids, Teens, and Adults. Both events will have snacks to fuel the players. Plus, don't miss Rock Revolution Friday Night from 6-9 PM!

Graphic for events post

Blog Post

June's Gaming Weekend with Street Fighter IV and Boom Blox Bash Party

Sat, 06/13/2009 - 11:57am

[img_assist|nid=19005|title=streetfighter4a|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=82|height=100]

There is so much going on this month that you don't want to miss so check out aadl.org/june. This month's off-season gaming tournements are awesome. We've got a Street Fighter IV Tournament, and a Boom Blox Bash Party Tournament with EA PRIZES! And don't forget to check out Gundam Fest on Saturday June 20 from 1pm-4pm at the Downtown Library or The Return of PokeMonday June 22 1pm-5pm at the Downtown Library.

Street Fighter IV
on Friday 6/19 from 6pm-8:30pm at the Downtown Library

The game that started it all is back and bigger than ever. Try your hand in a big-screen, arcade stick single-elimination tournament. FIGHT!!
-Prizes: 1st - $40 Target gift card, 2nd - $30 Target gift card, 3rd - $20 Target gift card
-Smash open play will also be included this evening.

Boom Blox Bash Party
on Sunday 6/21 from 1pm-3:30pm at the Downtown Library

The sequel to the smash hit Boom Blox is finally out! Thanks to Electronic Arts, you can play the new Boom Blox Bash Party in our first Boom Blox tournament.
-a chance to win a copy of the game.
-Beginners welcome.

Graphic for events post

Blog Post

The Return of PokeMonday

Fri, 06/12/2009 - 5:04pm

[img_assist|nid=18996|title=Giratina|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=90|height=80]

The PL2 - Public Library Pokemon League Season starts again with PokeMondays! PokeMondays will be held at a different branch every week. We'll have Battle Revolution and Union Room Tournaments with prizes for the overall top finishers including a $30 gift card to Target for 1st place and a $15 gift card for 2nd place. Bring your Nintendo DS and copy of Pokémon Diamond, Pearl or Platinum and get ready to battle.

June 22 - July 27 1pm-5pm

*Please note that the event on Monday, July 13 is at the Traverwood branch.

Read more to see where the next PokeMonday is being held.

Graphic for events post

Blog Post

AADL.ORG/JUNE

Fri, 06/05/2009 - 12:39am

[img_assist|nid=12925|title=aadlman|desc=If Ann Arbor was a Megaman game, one of the bosses would be AADLMAN.|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=94]

WOW June is crazy at AADL. We have got a mindblowing lineup of events to get your summer started right... especially if you're into [:/events/list?id=4834|Mecha], [:/events/list?id=5120|Marv], [:/events/list?id=5068|MAKE], [:/events/list?id=4373|Mario, Marth], [:/events/list?id=4833|M. Bison], [:/events/list?id=5121|Muggles], [:/events/list?id=5099|Mustin] or [:/events/list?id=5100|MC Frontalot]. Plus tons of other stuff too. [:node/18935|Read more] for our featured events and check something out this June @aadl!

Graphic for events post

Blog Post

April Gaming Weekend

Wed, 04/15/2009 - 8:39pm

[img_assist|nid=374|title=AADL-GT Pad Logo|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=75|height=100]

Spring is here and the next tournament season is just around the corner. This weekend we have Guitar Hero Friday night 4/17, Teen Open Play Saturday afternoon 4/18, and The Retro Octathlon Sunday Afternoon 4/19.

Graphic for events post

Blog Post

Spring Break Gaming at AADL: Rock Revolution, Retro Octathlon and Beyond!

Wed, 04/15/2009 - 12:03am

[img_assist|nid=374|title=AADL-GT Pad Logo|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=75|height=100]

Spring Break! Can I get a WOO? No? Regardless, we've got our gaming equipment set up and ready for some weekend showdowns before heading back to the grind next week. First off, we've got Revolution Hero Guitar Hero and Dance Dance Revolution tournaments for All Ages, Friday Night at 6 PM at the Downtown Library. Then on Saturday, we've got Rock Band and Brawl Open Play for grades 6 and up from Noon to 5 PM including some brawling against other libraries. Finally, on Sunday, it's the return of our annual All-Ages Retro Octathlon from 1 to 4 PM including 8 classic videogames, prizes, and some serious nostalgia for serious gaming fans. The 2009 GT season is just around the corner; stay tuned for details!