Hannah Wright

GWL Autumn Programme 2017 Out Now!

Our Autumn Programme 2017 is now available!

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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.

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Digital Book Group: Anna Smaill Answers Our Questions

May’s book for the GWL Digital Book Group was The Chimes by Anna Smaill, a debut novel that was longlisted for the 2015 Man Booker Prize. Anna very kindly agreed to answer some of our questions and our Digital Book Group readers put their heads together and came up with 5 questions to ask the […]

GWL’s Adele Patrick awarded Honorary Doctorate at GSA graduation

Adele Patrick, our widely admired Lifelong Learning and Creative Development Manager, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate at the GSA graduation on Friday 16 June 2017.

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June’s Digital Book Group Read: The Shadow of the Crescent Moon by Fatima Bhutto

We’re delighted to announce the next title in our Digital Book Group, The Shadow of the Crescent Moon by Fatima Bhutto.

GWL Summer Programme 2017 Out Now!

Our Summer Programme 2017 is now available!

Open the Door: Ajay and Mary

Glasgow Women’s Library Opens The Door

“Be curious, be interested and love… your stories and your artwork will flourish.” Val McDermid spoke the final words of Open the Door 2017, bringing this inaugural day-long literary gathering to a close and at the same time beautifully summing up the warm and convivial nature of the discussions and conversations that the events provoked.