Older Posts: 2011
There have been some fantastic additions to the archive this year. In recent months the following material has been donated to the Collection: Pamphlets owned by Annette Eick including Gallery:Women’s Poetry (1976), and Move: A Publication of the Gay Womens Group – Women’s Liberation Bristol (1976) Photographs of women munitions workers from World War I and a [...]
Are you interested in promoting women’s wellbeing and encouraging them to celebrate their lives and share their stories with others? We are looking for volunteers to help with our new Personal History Tours project aimed at women in Castlemilk and the Gorbals. This project will support 20 women to create personal history tours in their [...]
Lindsay on how she found out about GWL and her experience volunteering with the library
Looking for a unique gift for the feminist reader in your life? We have a limited number of hand painted and screenprinted canvas bags and limited edition risographs available in our shop, created by curator Kitty Anderson and artists Anne-Marie Copestake, Kate Davis, Rachel Lowther and Lorna Macintyre.
Wigtown Women’s Walk group have now been active for almost three and a half years. This group of dedicated volunteers from the local community have accomplished a lot with support and advice from NHS Dumfries and Galloway , Dumfries and Galloway Council, Glasgow Women’s Library – and plenty of tea, coffee and cake from the [...]
One of our volunteers, Hannah Ellul, is exhibiting a work at the CCA as part of the 2HB: What we make with words exhibition. Her artwork is based on her work with the sound archive collection at GWL. The exhibition runs until December 17th at the CCA. More about the exhibition: As CCA’s own art [...]
The audience at our memorable Auction of Pleasures will remember being blown away by the performer Terry Neason. Terry, a Library supporter, is now offering workshops, sharing her own amazing powers of ‘personal impact’. The workshops are designed to foster Confidence, Communication Skills, Motivation and Self Esteem and how to Speak Out. For more information [...]
It’s coming to that time of year when you might be considering shopping online more than usual. If nothing else, so you can avoid the crowded shops and umpteenth hearing of “Sleigh Ride” and “White Christmas”! So did you know that you can raise money for Glasgow Women’s Library when you shop online without spending [...]
Would you like to join our team of welcoming and energetic reception volunteers? Reception volunteers are key to making GWL a warm welcoming place that women want to come to time and time again. We are currently looking for volunteers to help with reception cover on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursday mornings. Reception volunteers must have [...]
For 16 Days of Action to Eliminate Violence Against Women we are holding a couple of events in December 2011.