Betty the Book Machine at ABC Amsterdam

Call Me Betty!

An Interview with Betty the Book Machine You might have heard of a book making machine situated in both our stores. We have always secretly referred to her as “Betty”. María and her colleagues Lília and Steven get up close to her and her sister BettyToo in The Hague all the time, but we never actually let her talk for herself! Please meet Betty, the core member of our book-making team. …

EBM techs María and Steven with Betty

Betty the book making machine: your cool tool for self-publishing

  You might or might not have met her: since 2010, an Espresso Book Machine calls the American Book Center her home. We fondly named her Betty. You can find her in both our stores and from there, this book making machine has proven to be a tremendous help for self-publishers over the past few years. Betty is a machine that can produce a perfect bound softcover book within minutes. …

EBM tech/author Steven shows off his book

Betty de boekmachine: je eigen boek, door ons gedrukt

  Misschien heb je haar al ontmoet: sinds 2010 woont er een Espresso Book Machine bij de American Book Center.  We hebben haar liefkozend Betty genoemd.  Je kunt haar in allebei de ABCs vinden, en deze boek-maak-machine heeft een flinke impuls gegeven aan self-publishers, mensen die hun eigen boek maken en uitgeven. Betty is een machine die binnen enkele minuten een puntgaaf gebonden boek met zachte kaft kan maken.  Maar ze is meer …

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International Table Top Day in The Hague!

International Table Top Day is coming to ABC The Hague! Join us in the ABC Treehut (upstairs in the store) on 29 April from 2.30 – 6 PM for a fun, easy-going afternoon of table top gaming. Sander and Tonnie will be there to host Betrayal at House on the Hill and Zombicide, but you are also very welcome to bring your own game(s) – and friends to play them …

Himalaya Salt Lamps

Himalayan Salt Lamps: something new at the ABC

The Himalayan Salt Lamps have arrived! These beautiful stones of original Himalayan salt are probably best known for their power to cleanse the air in your home. “How do they do this?” you might ask. “It’s just a clump of …