July 28, 2021

Massachusetts: Teen Volunteers Will Lead Pokemon Go Workshop at Westborough Public Library Next Week

Timely + Community Involvement (+ Teens!) + Technology + Gaming.

From MetroWest Daily News:

Those perplexed by the new Pokemon mobile game can learn the finer points of finding and trapping the virtual creatures at an upcoming workshop at the Westborough library.

A pair of teen volunteers will help beginners learn to play “Pokemon Go” on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the library. Attendees are asked to bring a smartphone or other electronic device capable of loading the game.

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“Have you been hearing about the ‘Pokemon Go’ craze — and have no idea what it is or how to get started?” reads an announcement from the library. “Wondering why you’re suddenly seeing lots of people walking around in public staring at their phones? Well wonder no more!”

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Westborough Public Library Pokemon Go Workshop Announcement

UPDATE: Pokémon Go’ sends swarms of players to bookstores and libraries. But will they remember the books? (via LA Times)

 

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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