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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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Film-maker Interview #4: Jenny Kelly

Jenny has volunteered with us since 2012 and has written many book reviews and blog posts of her own already. Today she tells us about what she learnt from making the films about the Ripples on the Pond artists.

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Film-maker Interview #3: Una McBurney

Interview conducted by Camilla Nordgren, an MA student of Contemporary Arts who is on placement at GWL until May 2016. Camilla: What drew you into the Library? Una: I first got involved with the Library’s Young Critics group because I was looking for something creative to do outside of university. I found the whole concept of […]

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Film-maker Interview #2: Louisina Currie

Meet Louisina, one of our volunteers, who joined the Ripples on the Pond filming group with no prior experience of interviewing, filming, or editing, but who is always looking for something new to learn and discover.

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