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Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go is a location-based augmented reality mobile game played on smartphones. The game allows players to capture, battle, and train virtual Pokémon who appear overlaid on the real world through the lense of your smart phone.  It’s free to download the smartphone game that has rapidly gone viral.

Here are some articles and blog posts to learn more about Pokémon Go

From Pokéstops to Pikachu: everything you need to know about Pokémon Go 

ACT Police issued some safety tips for Pokémon trainers

Where Pokémon Should Not Go - The New York Times. 

Device battery life for Pokemon Go 

Niantic have a support page available to submit a request to have your location considered as a Pokemon GO Gym or Pokestop.


How are some libraries engaging with Pokémon Go trainers?

Everything Librarians Need To Know About Pokemon

Why Pokemon Go and The Library is a perfect partnership

Pokemon trainers are welcome at Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library

●Auburn Library in Sydney is a Pokestop 


State Library of Victoria is a “premium Pokestop”

State Library of NSW is a Pokegym. Map courtesy of finder.

Compiled by Mylee Joseph



Pokemon Go was very popular at the end of 2016. But, Now, I rarely see someone playing the game. I installed the game lately on my phone using Tutu Helper( as the game was not available in my country at that time. I played it for 5 days and stopped.