No cellphones here. This bookstore wants you to read

Wind City Books in Casper, Wyoming, wants customers to take a break.

Story highlights

  • "We are just encouraging people to take a break," bookstore owner says
  • Why doesn't Wind City Books have Wi-Fi? So you can spend some time with yourself

(CNN)In this store, the only texts allowed are the ones you find within the pages of a book.

Wind City Books in Casper, Wyoming, wants customers to take a break from smartphones, laptops and tablets. So, it's done away with Wi-Fi just to make doubly sure.
Wind City Books wants to be a place for relaxation.
"You deserve some time for yourself," store owner Vicki Burger said.
    Burger wanted the store to be a place of relaxation instead of a hub for connectivity. The response has been pretty positive.
    Burger wanted her store to be a place to unplug.