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DIY Library Cards

October 18, 2012 by post tags
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If you love books as much as I do, lending them out can sometimes be hard! In today’s DIY I’ve created a fun way to part with your beloved friends for a short while and keep track of who they are visiting with these fun, personalised DIY Library Cards.
In the words of C.S. Lewis: “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”

What you will need

  • books
  • A4 sheet of sturdy paper and a black-and-white printer
  • cutting blade
  • ruler
  • pen
  • pencil
  • double-sided tape
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  • Step 1

    Print out the donwloadable template on your selected piece of sturdy paper or card. Cut along the solid lines and fold along the dotted lines. Attach double-sided tape to the two little flaps and join these to the back of the library pocket.
  • Step 2

    Once the library pocket and card is assembled, add some double-sided tape to the back of the library pocket and insert in your selected book. Fill out your name on the front of the library pocket as well as on the card. Make sure to add the title of your book to the library card too!
  • Step 3

    You can make as many of these as you want for your personal library and share the love of books with your friends. :)
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4 Responses to “DIY Library Cards”

  1. elga October 19, 2012 at 9:02 am #

    C’est très joli, merci !

  2. Noa August 26, 2013 at 9:10 pm #

    Very useful for bookworms like me =)

    • Roeleen from The Pretty Blog August 27, 2013 at 9:26 am #

      Glad you like it ;)

  3. Rebekah March 13, 2014 at 3:47 pm #

    Thank you so much for providing this printable! Your site is just wonderful :) Have been a book lover my whole life, and have just recently considered lending out some books – found this printable at the perfect time. Brings back the vintage vibe of having my books stamped at the library as a child (which wasn’t actually that long ago lol). Thanks again!

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