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.
“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)
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