Gabrielle

Recruiting volunteers for two roles

We’re looking for new volunteers who are keen to learn and can bring enthusiasm, fresh ideas and a passion for GWL’s values and work.

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Committed to Diversity and Inclusion

Volunteers are at the heart of everything we do so we were really chuffed when the Volunteer Programme was shortlisted for an award.

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We Are GWL: Louisina and Claire

We Are GWL is a way of providing introductions to our amazing volunteers and workers who make the library what it is. Find out what you can do, see and be through reading our volunteers stories. Interview and photography by Jessica S.U.

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Hitting the Charter Mark

After scooping so many awards in 2016 for our beautiful building and innovative projects, we’re really thrilled to announce the first accolade of 2017 as we become one of only 5 Glasgow-based charities to have been awarded the Glasgow Volunteering Charter Mark.

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Why I totally love GWL

As GWL turns 25, staff and volunteers will be sharing our memories, favourite items and stories. Gabrielle is our Volunteer Coordinator and wants to share some of the things she loves most about the library.

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Our Front of House team needs YOU!

If you love meeting and talking to people, are a great listener, and would like to encourage more women to borrow books, come to events and get involved in GWL, then this is the role for you.

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Kirsty Logan and the Women’s Folktale Café.

Join us between 12:30 and 2:30pm this Thursday 9th June as Scottish author Kirsty Logan whisks us away on an exploration of the myths, fairy-tales and national folklore that inspire her award winning prose. An afternoon not to be missed…

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Jeanie’s student placement

Jeanie is studying an HND in Contemporary Art Practice and completed a 72 hour placement with us between January and April. Here are some of her reflections, photos, and beautiful drawings from her time at GWL.

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Film-maker Interview #6: Mel Bestel

Mel loved the work of Shauna McMullan and Jacki Parry for 21 Revolutions and led on the short film about them and their work. Interview conducted by Contemporary Arts MA student Camilla Nordgren who is on a student placement with GWL.   Camilla: What drew you into the library? Mel: In April I literally moved down […]

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Film-maker Interview #5: Lucy Stewart

Lucy led on the film about Jacqueline Donachie’s work in Ripples on the Pond and shares with us here what it was like being a first time film-maker, meeting the artists and thinking about the challenges of being a “female artist”.

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