World of Books

Enjoy stories in languages from all over the world

Attention to all internationals!

Do you know the World of Books? It's a bookcase in the Library of Amstelveen with childrens books from all over the world. Written in Turkish, Portuguese, Japanese and many more! Powered by our beloved visitors and free to use.

And there's more. Get acquainted with the reading groups and enjoy storytelling in different languages! We hope to see you soon.

Hiske Deinema
Project Manager World of Books

Spanish: Minilectores

Practise Spanish in a fun way!

Age: 3 to 7 and 8 to 12
When: every month
Location: Library of Amstelveen Stadsplein

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Turkish storytelling

Weekly stories in Turkish by Nurgul Koç!

Age: 3 to 6 years
When: every wednesday
Location: Library of Amstelveen Stadsplein

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Chinese storytelling

Enjoy storytelling in Chinese.

When: every week
Age: 3-8 years
Location: Bibiotheek Amstelveen Stadsplein

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Persian/Farsi Storytelling

Enjoy storytelling in Persian/Farsi.

When: Every last Friday of the month
Age: 3-8 years
Location: Bibiotheek Amstelveen Stadsplein

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Italian Storytelling

Enjoy storytelling in Italian.

When: every first and third Saturday of the month
Age: 4-6 years
Location: Amstelveen Stadsplein

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Bulgarian Storytelling

Enjoy storytelling in Bulgarian.

When: first friday of the month
Age: 3-6 years
Location: Amstelveen Stadsplein

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Hindi and English Storytelling | 3-6 jr.

Let's enjoy English and Hindi stories!

Weekly exciting, funny and beautiful stories.
When: Every Sunday | 12.15-12.45
Location: Bibliotheek Amstelveen Stadsplein

Portuguese storytelling

Join us for a reading session in Portuguese!

When: every month
Age: 2 to 6 years
Location: Library of Amstelveen Stadsplein

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Russian storytelling

Weekly stories told by Stichting Bright Future's Volunteers.

When: every Tuesday
Age: 4 to 8 years
Location: Library of Amstelveen Stadsplein

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Azarbaijani Storytelling | 4-8 jr.

Let's enjoy Azarbaijani stories!

When: Every two weeks on wednesday | 16.15-16.45 Age: 4-8 years
Location: Amstelveen Stadsplein

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Hebrew Storytelling

Enjoy storytelling in Hebrew.

When: every three weeks
Age: 4-6 years
Location: Amstelveen Stadsplein

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English Storytelling | 4-6 jr.

Let's enjoy English stories! Weekly exciting, funny and beautiful stories. Reading is fun and children improve their language skills by reading aloud.

When: Every Friday | 16.30-17.00
Age: 4-6 jr.
Location: Bibliotheek Amstelveen Stadsplein

 

Turkish storytelling in Uithoorn

Let's enjoy Turkish stories! Monthly exciting, funny and beautiful stories told by Hacer Gökçe! When: Every first Friday of the month | 15.30 - 16.00h Location: Bibliotheek Uithoorn

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Interested in Dutch storytelling events?

Check out the 'Voorlezen'-page!

If your child knows your mothertongue well, it is easier for them to learn a new language!

— Hiske