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Upcoming Events

Book Chats @ the ABC Amsterdam
Friday, Apr 12th 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.
Join us in order to discuss our April read Milkman by Anna Burns.
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ABC Open Mic - it's all about you!
Friday, Apr 12th 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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Elfia Haarzuilens 2019
Saturday, Apr 13th to Apr 14th
Kasteel de Haar, Haarzuilens
Elfia Haarzuilens 2019

We are very much looking forward to joining you all at Elfia again this year!
Come see, hear, taste, experience – and ... spread the word!
Workshops, authors, the costume parade, acts, Hall of the Muses, bands – too much to mention. Admire your heroes or become one yourself. Let us surprise, enchant, challenge and stimulate you. Give yourself 1 or 2 days to enjoy the sparkling Elfian energy.
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ABC Trade-In Day in The Hague
Friday, May 3rd 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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Book Discussion Janelle Hanchett: I'm Just Happy To Be Here
Friday, May 3rd 18:30
The ABC Store, Amsterdam
Book Discussion Janelle Hanchett: I'm Just Happy To Be Here

From Janelle Hanchett, creator of the blog "Renegade Mothering", comes a forthright, darkly funny, and ultimately empowering memoir chronicling her tumultuous journey from young motherhood to abysmal addiction and a recovery she never imagined possible.
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Free Comic Book Day 2019
Saturday, May 4th
The ABC Store, Amsterdam & The Hague
Free Comic Book Day 2019

The first Saturday in May is Free Comic Book Day! #FCBD19
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OurSharedShelf Feminist Book Club: Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars - Kai Cheng Thom
Saturday, May 4th 11:00
The ABC Store, The Hague
OurSharedShelf Feminist Book Club: Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars - Kai Cheng Thom

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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The Next Web 2019
Thursday, May 9th to May 10th
Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam
The Next Web 2019

Innovation through Inspiration - our world is changing. Technology is no longer an industry, but rather the underlying driver of change and innovation for every business everywhere.

ABC will be on site with a great selection of books of the present speakers and many other titles.


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Book Signing Philip Glass : Words Without Music
Saturday, May 11th 16:00
The ABC Store, Amsterdam
Book Signing Philip Glass : Words Without Music

A unique opportunity to meet the composer. Free of cost, reservation required

At age 82, Glass still plays the world. He will be in Amsterdam to support young composers by playing on the refurbished organ in the Oude Kerk. His presence at ABC will be short and highly unusual.

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Book Chats @ the ABC Amsterdam
Friday, May 17th 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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ABC Open Mic - it's all about you!
Friday, May 17th 18:00
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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Sidewalk Sale at De Hallen Amsterdam
Sunday, May 19th 10:00
Hannie Dankbaarpassage 47, 1053 RT Amsterdam
Sidewalk Sale at De Hallen Amsterdam

Join us at De Hallen for another Sidewalk Sale. We're cleaning out our warehouse and have thousands of English language books on sale from EUR5,-. This is your chance to find book gems at great prices.
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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.
THANK YOU FOR READING!
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