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Libraries are also a nice fit. The Mid-County Regional Library in Port Charlotte is taking great advantage of their Pokéstop status, hosting an ongoing tournament, Saturdays, noon-2:00 pm, until Sept. 3: "Stop by the Pokéstop at the front door to replenish items and sign up. Staff will drop Pokémon lures in 30-minute increments in front of the library. Whoever catches the most will be declared the winner and receive a cool prize. Games and fun activities included! Gotta catch 'em all!"
Prevailing wisdom counsels being creative and having fun with the phenomenon.
Although sponsored location capability is likely coming, for now, use this link to request your location become a Pokéstop.
Pokémon Go is available as a free download from the Apple App Store and Google Play.
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