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Upcoming Baby Bookworms

  • Free for members
    Mon, May 20
    The Mallow Garden
    May 20, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    The Mallow Garden , Weteringstraat 34, 1017 SP Amsterdam, Netherlands
    May 20, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    The Mallow Garden , Weteringstraat 34, 1017 SP Amsterdam, Netherlands
    A casual drop-in where mamas and mamas to be, share tips and experiences, and ask questions in an open and non-judgemental environment. And of course there will be coffee (or tea). If you're looking to meet mamas and get out of the house, this is the place to be!
  • Free for members
    Mon, Jun 10
    The Mallow Garden
    Jun 10, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    The Mallow Garden , Weteringstraat 34, 1017 SP Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Jun 10, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    The Mallow Garden , Weteringstraat 34, 1017 SP Amsterdam, Netherlands
    A casual drop-in where mamas and mamas to be, share tips and experiences, and ask questions in an open and non-judgemental environment. And of course there will be coffee (or tea). If you're looking to meet mamas and get out of the house, this is the place to be!
  • Free for members
    Mon, Apr 15
    The Mallow Garden
    Apr 15, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    The Mallow Garden , Weteringstraat 34, 1017 SP Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Apr 15, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    The Mallow Garden , Weteringstraat 34, 1017 SP Amsterdam, Netherlands
    A casual drop-in where mamas and mamas to be, share tips and experiences, and ask questions in an open and non-judgemental environment. And of course there will be coffee (or tea). If you're looking to meet mamas and get out of the house, this is the place to be!

Snuggle up with your baby under one year old, for English story time

Each month we will focus on a different theme ranging from seasonal, to social-emotional, to child-lead interests. 

Take the pressure of yourself

Learn about new ways to expose your baby to books

Get expert advice from award-winning youth librarian Elizabeth Goode.

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Meet your host

Elizabeth Goode is an award winning Teacher-Librarian from the United States. She has a Masters in Library and Information Science and for over a decade has been working in progressive education as a school librarian. She has a BA in Creative Writing and has taught numerous writing workshops to children.

Elizabeth and her family relocated to Amsterdam in the summer of 2022. After giving birth to her daughter in 2023, she saw an opportunity to bring her library skills to a new audience.

 

She began offering small group, private, English story times at the Labour Dept. in Autumn 2023 under the name Baby Bookworms, for children age 0-2 and their parents.

As an author herself, Elizabeth offers creative writing workshops for children ages 7-11 and 12-16 focusing primarily on character development and the structure of story.

As a former librarian, she also consults on building new library collections, flexible library space design, genrefication, and general library help.

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