The Baltimore County Public Library will tap into the Pokemon GO craze with a family-friendly event tomorrow.
All 19 of the system's branches, including the Towson library, will host "Ready, Set Pokemon GO! Poke Crawl with BCPL" July 22, encouraging interested gamers to visit their local library in search of digital monsters.
Gamers can check in throughout the day, according to the library's Facebook page. Players who visit the library will find a librarian wearing a Pokemon button with whom they can discuss information about the game, such as which "team" the player belongs to and which Pokemon they caught at the branch.
Special Pokemon stickers will be available to players while supplies last, according to the Facebook page.
At the end of the day, whichever "team" has the most check-ins will "take control" of the library branch, as if it were a Poke Gym in the game.
The library will also set off digital "lures" throughout the day to attract more digital monsters. At Towson, a lure will go off at 11 a.m., according to the Facebook page.
Since its launch July 6 in the United States, Pokemon GO has become the biggest mobile game in history, according to information from SurveyMonkey, Inc.