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Upcoming Events

Book Launch Merel Corduwener: Polderpolonaise
Thursday, Jun 6th 18:30
The ABC Store, Amsterdam
Book Launch Merel Corduwener: Polderpolonaise

If you look beyond the clichés - wooden clogs, tulips and windmills - what exactly is The Netherlands, and who are the Dutch? Author and illustrator Merel Corduwener takes us on a illustrative journey through The Netherlands. Join the book launch and signing, moderated by John Adams Institute director Tracy Metz.
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ABC @ the Hoxton Amsterdam: World Environment Day Bookshop
Saturday, Jun 8th 11:00
The Hoxton, Amsterdam, Herengracht 255
ABC @ the Hoxton Amsterdam: World Environment Day Bookshop

In celebration of World Environment Day, we're teaming up with our friends and neighbours from The Hoxton Amsterdam to help raise environmental awareness. Enjoy our curated selection of the most important and inspiring reads on different aspects of sustainability, and a cup of coffee in the lobby of The Hoxton.
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Book Signing with Geddy Lee: Geddy Lee's Big Beautiful Book of Bass
Thursday, Jun 13th 18:00
The ABC Store, Amsterdam
Book Signing with Geddy Lee: Geddy Lee's Big Beautiful Book of Bass

Cost: EUR 79,95 for admission; incl. 1 copy of the book
Limited tickets available

Join the American Book Center for this exceptional opportunity to meet Geddy Lee, vocalist, bassist, and keyboard player for the Hall of Fame rock group Rush!
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Book Chats @ the ABC Amsterdam
Friday, Jun 21st 18:00
The ABC Store, Amsterdam
Book Chats @ the ABC Amsterdam

This monthly book club is dedicated to the fine art of slowing down, taking stock, and doing what we do best: talking about our favorite books.
Like-minded book-lovers from around the community gather to sip some tea (or coffee), nibble on some snacks, and chat about a selected novel which has been making waves and capturing imaginations around the world.
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Book Event with Ari Seth Cohen: Advanced Love
Tuesday, Jun 25th 17:00
The ABC Store, Amsterdam
Book Event with Ari Seth Cohen: Advanced Love

From the creator of the popular blog Advanced Style, photographer Ari Seth Cohen's Advanced Love collects affectionate portraits of subjects who prove that love is bound by neither the constraints of age or time. Meet the author for a Q&A and book signing session.
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ABC Open Mic - it's all about you!
Friday, Jun 28th 18:00
The ABC Store, Amsterdam
ABC Open Mic - it's all about you!

Open Mic is your chance to go public with your book, song or poem. Everyone is welcome! It is the perfect intimate setting for you to share your talents and express your creativity. Everyone gets their 5 minutes in the spotlight!
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OurSharedShelf Feminist Book Club: Pachinko - Min Jin Lee
Saturday, Jun 29th 11:00
The ABC Store, The Hague
OurSharedShelf Feminist Book Club: Pachinko - Min Jin Lee

OurSharedShelf is an online feminist book club, founded by UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson. Every two months Emma picks a book, and whoever wants to join in can read along and join discussions on the online forums.
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ABC Trade-In Day in The Hague
Friday, Jul 5th 11:00
The ABC Treehut, The Hague
ABC Trade-In Day in The Hague

Are your bookshelves full and do you need to make some space for new favorites? This may be a perfect opportunity.
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ABC @ Modefabriek
Monday, Jul 8th to Jul 9th
RAI, Europaplein 8, Amsterdam
ABC @ Modefabriek

ABC will be present again at Modefabriek with a fabulous selection of fashion books. Creativity is in the DNA of Modefabriek and permeates everything they do. They understand that creativity is good business – and good fun.
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Ongoing Events

Creative Writing Course by the International Writers´ Collective
May 8th to Jul 3rd
The ABC Treehut, The Hague
Creative Writing Course by the International Writers´ Collective

This 8-week level 1 writing course will give you the skills and techniques to write fiction or poetry, and provide you with a writing community to support you every step of the way. You can look forward to a weekly dose of inspiration and learning and to meeting great people.
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Did you know... We have 55+ Mondays!
Customers aged 55+ receive 10% off on Mondays.
Just show us proof of age - any official ID card with your date of birth will do.
This offer cannot be combined with any other discount promotion.


OUR EVENTS & YOUR EVENTS
General Info
Most ABC events are free and open to all, please sign up through the ticket link if requested. Always double check the event location before showing up at an event. Photos might be taken at our events and shared via the internet.

Boost your event with books!
ABC can offer & sell books books by your speakers or those related to your theme at your event location if you expect at least 400 people.
Please contact us via eventboost@abc.nl to request more information.

Your Event at the ABC
Please fill in our Author Request sheet if you are interested in organizing an event with us.
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