Older Posts: 2010

Glenburn Girls book launch and celebration

Launch of writing anthology from the Glenburn girls group in Renfrewhsire at Glenburn Library, Paisley.

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Library closed for Christmas and New Year

The library will be closed for the festive period from Saturday 18th December 2010 to Tuesday 4th January 2011 (inclusive)

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Raffle draw

Our raffle draw will take place at 4pm tomorrow, Wednesday 15th December.

If you’ve bought tickets, please do come and join us for the draw!

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Kind Donations to our Winter Raffle

A big thank you to the many kind donors who have given prizes, we have a bounty to give away in our Winter Raffle! There is still time to buy tickets – you can buy them online by making a donation through Charity Choice, or get them from the Library. Tickets are £5, the draw […]

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Diary- and Notebook-making

Looking for a unique and personal gift that lasts the whole year? Never have enough space in your diary? Want a funky notebook that reflects who you are? Come along to the Library on Monday, 13th December, 10am-1pm, and join us in making a diary or notebook from reclaimed paper and card.

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Young Hearts Run Free

Last weekend I attended the London Metropolitan Archive’s 8th Annual LGBT Archives and History conference. Despite changes to the programme due to the snowy weather, it was a full and stimulating day. This year the conference was entitled: ‘Young Hearts Run Free’ and the theme was LGBT youth work. First we heard about HLF funding […]

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A Way with Words

POSTPONED: A two-day Storytelling, Creative Writing and Visual Art workshops. Share in the wisdom of women’s ancient folktales, exploring themes of freedom and control, hopes, dreams and new beginnings.

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A Way With Words Cancelled

Unfortunately, due to the weather conditions meaning that the facilitator for A Way With Words’ vehicle is completely stuck and she is unable to make it in we regret that we are having to cancel this training.

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Closures and cancellations

With the continuing cold weather affecting all GCC and Glasgow Life services, the Library is assessing the situation daily: We will be open until 4pm on Thursday 9th & Friday 10th. More info here.

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Orlando’s Sisters and finding a room of one’s own….

A few weeks ago I ran a workshop entitled ‘Orlando’s Sisters’. During it we had a discussion about Vita Sackville-West, the inspiration behind Woolf’s Orlando, and also Radclyffe Hall, whose semi-autobiographical Well of Loneliness was banned in 1928 – the same year in which Orlando: A Biography was published. The library holds one of these […]

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