Older Posts: 2015

Sue John with the plaque and certificate recording our newly awared status as a Recognised Collection of National Significance

GWL awarded Recognised Collection of National Significance status

We are so proud to announce that GWL has been awarded ‘Recognised Collections of National Significance’ status by Museum Galleries Scotland, joining Scotland’s elite list of must-see museum collections. This covers GWL’s entire collection of museum and archive holdings.

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Sarah Ann

Sarah volunteered with us for a few months on the Spring and Summer 2015 before moving to London to study. She helped to develop our collection of fiction for young women and to document the stories of women from Clydebank and Dumbarton.

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Seeing Things give their views of their trip to the Turner Prize

Two weeks ago GWL’s Seeing Things group visited the Turner Prize, Britain’s most high profile annual contemporary art prize currently on show at Glasgow Tramway. Sometimes controversial, the prize provokes the most visible debates about contemporary art practice in Britain, so it was a real treat for Seeing Things to be able to go! This […]

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OutstandingWomenOfScotland2015

Outstanding Women of Scotland Awards 2016

The Outstanding Women of Scotland Awards honour 10 living women each year who have made truly outstanding contributions to Scottish life and culture. The 2016 award nominations are open until March 2016.

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Engaging young people in the visual arts. A young woman’s perspective.

Almost 6 months to the day that I graduated in the Royal Concert Hall I was there once again, this time as a delegate on behalf on Glasgow Women’s Library for the 2015 engage International Conference.

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What Women Talk About When They Talk About Sex: Podcast #6

This is the sixth in a series of podcasts that share some of the discussion from a group ‘What women talk about when they talk about sex’ that took place at Glasgow Women’s Library during spring and Summer 2015 as part of our Sex in The Women’s Library Season supported by the Wellcome Trust.

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Women on the Shelf this Christmas!

Christmas gift ideas from GWL!

From a unique way to celebrate an important woman in your life, to gorgeous artworks, fascinating books and saucy stocking fillers, we’ve got the perfect gift for this Christmas.

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Bold Types Creative Writing Showcase

What a wealth of talented women writers we have living in Scotland. Find out the poet and writer who will win this year’s Bold Types competition on Tuesday 24th November in the library.

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What Women Talk About When They Talk About Sex: Podcast #5

This is the fifth in a series of podcasts that share some of the discussion from a group ‘What women talk about when they talk about sex’ that took place at Glasgow Women’s Library during spring and Summer 2015 as part of our Sex in The Women’s Library Season supported by the Wellcome Trust.

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Seeing Things visit to Edinburgh Book Festival, Ghada Karmi & Kate Tempest

This is Seeing Things group member, Louisina Currie’s, first forray into the world of blogging! Here she writes about her trip to Edinburgh Book Festival in August of this year…   On the 19th August as part of Seeing Things group we had tickets for the Edinburgh Book Festival and it was a double bill which […]

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