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Expand your mask library with these bookish face masks

Stay safe and promote literacy at the same time.

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1. Covered mouths, open minds

“Open a book, open your mind” reads this colorful face mask from Out of Print – and as an added incentive, a portion of every sale goes to support the Book Industry Charitable Foundation (BINC).

$14, outofprint.com

2. Black literature bookshelf

All proceeds from this mask, which feature both classic and modern titles by Black authors including Roxane Gay, James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, and more, are donated “to causes dedicated to improving diversity in publishing and bookselling,” reports Litographs.

$14.99, litographs.com

3. Masks for the whole family

Needle Gnome Studio on Etsy sells a variety of masks from fabric designed with the bookish in mind, from assorted Nancy Drew covers to vintage typewriter keys.

$16.50, etsy.com/shop/needlegnomestudio

4. Cartoon library

Express your love of libraries (without actually visiting them in person) via this colorfully illustrated mask.

$13.49, amazon.com

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