Video Chat from the Library with These Webcam Backdrops

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With meetings, classes, and happy hours now taking place via video calls, webcam users have started digitally replacing their backdrops to cover up messy homes or just get a change of scenery. We’ve seen people call in from tropical islands, outer space, and even Pee-wee Herman’s Playhouse—why not take your next Zoom meeting from one of the world’s coolest libraries?

Here are eight free photo backgrounds to try for your next video chat:

George Peabody Library (Baltimore, Maryland)

Photo by Falkenpost via Pixabay.

Stuttgart City Library (Germany)

Photo by Amelie & Niklas Ohlrogge via Unsplash.

Admont Abbey Library (Austria)

Photo by Jorge Royan via Wikimedia Commons.

University of Michigan Law Library (Ann Arbor, Michigan)

Photo by Mathew Schwartz via Unsplash.

Maison de la Littérature (Quebec City, Canada)

Photo by Tu Tram Pham via Unsplash.

Trinity College Dublin Library (Ireland)

Photo by David Iliff via Wikimedia Commons.

State Library Victoria (Melbourne, Australia)

Photo by David Iliff via Wikimedia Commons.

Biblioteca Palafoxiana (Puebla, Mexico)

Photo by José P. Torrealba via Wikimedia Commons.

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