Hannah Wright

Close up of a farming diary being investigated by the Community Curators

Community Curators: Exploring the Museum Stores

Our dynamic group of Community Curators meet regularly and have been learning the ins and outs of museum work from collections care to exhibitions.

Fire in the Blood Book Cover, depicting a woman with her head on a man's knee and he is looking down at her

September’s Digital Book Group Read: Fire in the Blood by Irène Némirovsky

The next book we’re reading as part of our GWL Digital Book Group is Fire in the Blood by Irène Némirovsky, the celebrated author of the international bestseller Suite Française.

Bold Types: Scottish Women’s Creative Writing Competition

Be bold and submit your short stories and poems to Scotland’s only free creative writing competition for women. Our theme this year is Body Positive.

Travelling Gallery and Women’s History Unwrapped

Travelling Gallery is a contemporary art space inside a bus, which will tour a new exhibition by Lauren Printy Currie around Scotland.

Transatlantic Literary Women

Transatlantic Literary Women Podcast

Transatlantic Literary Women have teamed up with Wheezy Whispers on their first podcast. This first episode will give you an idea of the content of the series, and serve as an introduction to the rest of the podcast.

GWL Autumn Programme 2017 Out Now!

Our Autumn Programme 2017 is now available!

Sleeping on Jupiter Book Cover

August’s Digital Book Group Read: Sleeping on Jupiter by Anuradha Roy

The next title as part of our GWL Digital Book Group is Sleeping on Jupiter by Anuradha Roy, winner of the 2016 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. This is a stark and unflinching novel by a spellbinding storyteller, about religion, love and violence in the modern world.

Stamp As You Stomp

Stamp As You Stomp

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of our Women’s Heritage Walks, we’re launching ‘Stamp As You Stomp’ for those who join us in uncovering the hidden histories of women in Glasgow in all six of our Heritage Walks. If you stomp all six walks you’ll get six stamps and six stamps equals a special GWL treat!

Anne Enright-The Green Road

July’s Digital Book Group Read: The Green Road by Anne Enright

The next title as part of our GWL Digital Book Group is The Green Road by Anne Enright, a book that was shortlisted for the 2015 Costa Novel Award and longlisted for the 2015 Man Booker Prize.

Nicola Sturgeon at GWL

GWL Host The Great Get Together in Honour of MP Jo Cox

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon joined us at Glasgow Women’s Library last weekend for The Great Get Together Tea Party and Lunch in honour of murdered MP Jo Cox. In partnership with the Scottish Government, the event was just one of thousands taking place across the country that marked one year since Jo was tragically killed.