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Now you can use your favorite indie bookstore as your Zoom background.

Julia Hass

April 29, 2020, 11:24am

Wish you could visit your favorite indie bookstore right now? For the next best thing (sort of), Lookout Books has partnered with a handful of beloved indie bookstores to bring you, Zoom users (as we all are now), free virtual backgrounds of their stores. The purpose of these backgrounds can be two-fold: to assuage privacy concerns as we video-chat from our homes, and to make us feel like we’ve left our apartments. A win-win. 

For now, the options are limited to these favorites. Just click on the name to download the high-res image, and soon you’ll be transported: 

Books Are Magic

Brazos Bookstore

Hub City Bookshop

Main Street Books

McNally Jackson, option two

Tattered Cover


Book Soup

White Whale Bookstore

As ever, please support your local bookstores, and especially those above that have graciously found a way to continue the community that bookstores provide. Happy Zooming!

[via Ecotone + Lookout]

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