How to Staple a Booklet Using a Regular Stapler
If you ever find yourself needing to staple a booklet but don’t have a proper long-arm stapler, you can do it with a regular stapler as follows:
Find two books of equal height and place them together, allowing a small gap for the staple to come through (see picture below). Open the stapler and pound the staple through the booklet, into the gap between the two books. Flatten the staple legs using a hammer or any hard object.