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18 images that will give every Irish childhood bookworm the feels

Having fun isn’t hard, when you’ve got a library card.


Were you a book worm as a kid? You’ll remember…

1. Your readathon sponsorship card

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Oh I can definitely do 16 books a day, just watch me.

2. Taking joy in examining this in the front of every library book

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So you could see how many times it had been read, and when.

3. These little date stamps that everyone wanted to PROPERLY play library

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4. Or these on the inside of your primary school books

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5. The tiny tables and chairs in the public library kids’ section

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6. These secretive library cards

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7. Until you graduated to these flashy laminated cards

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* Signs name on back proudly*

8. Enid Blyton was queen


9. These excellent reads you browsed in the library

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11. Martia Conlon-McKenna basically single-handedly filled primary school libraries

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13. The Shamrogues

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16. The school book fair was the best of days

Remember the excitement of waiting all day until you got to go visit with your fiver?

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17.Or when one of these would sit in the carpark of the local Quinnsworth

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18. And finally, the excitement of these on World Book Day

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Maaaaam, can we go to Easons?

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