Indie Bookstores Give Back to Each Other, Their Communities

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Amidst the coronavirus outbreak, independent bookstores around the country have made an effort to help each other in whatever way they can, which has included donating to the #SaveIndieBookstores campaign as well as offering their expertise on a variety of topics during the American Booksellers Association’s COVID Coffee Breaks and Marketing Meetups (recordings of which can be viewed in ABA’s Education Resources).

Stores have also worked to help their communities during this uncertain time. Here are some of the ways independent bookstores have given back to their communities: