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‘One by One in the Darkness’ – Deirdre Madden

    * ‘One by One in the Darkness’ by Deirdre Madden is reviewed as part of the Mixing the Colours Resource which is available to view at Glasgow Women’s Library. You can find out more and download a copy of the Mixing the Colours Resource List here. * Deirdre Madden’s One by One in […]

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A National Lifelong Learning session mapping women's history in East Dunbartonshire

Join our National Lifelong Learning Team

Due to the continued expansion of our National Lifelong Learning programme and the development of a Sharing Heritage lottery funded project in West Dunbartonshire, we are now recruiting for part-time sessional staff to join our dynamic team and help us deliver our unique learning programme in different locations across Scotland.

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The Actresses Franchise League

A background to The Actresses Franchise League – the organisation that first put on ‘A Pageant of Great Women’.

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Loving The Alien?

Alien (18) Saturday 6th December 2014 at Glasgow Women’s Library A screening of the classic film which features the iconic character of Ellen Ripley, followed by a discussion of Ripley and feminist claims for the film with a panel including Professor of Feminist Media Studies Karen Boyle, and author Kirsty Logan.   I had not […]

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Maggie McIver

Believe it or not the creator of the Barras was actually a woman called Maggie McIver. Known as the Barra Queen she prospered at a time when very few women could. Read more about her here,

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BOOK REVIEW – ‘Divided City’ by Theresa Breslin

The following review has been submitted by Glasgow Women’s Library volunteer Kath Kane as part of the Mixing the Colours: Women Speaking About Sectarianism project. If you would like to find out more about reviewing books or other materials for the Mixing the Colours project, please contact Rebecca Jones – – – – – – – – – […]

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Looking Back on 2014

As an exciting and momentous year draws to an end we are reflecting over all that we have achieved in our first year in our new home in Bridgeton. We have had a range of events from the launch of our award winning 21 Revolutions publication, our first involvement with the Glasgow International Festival, our […]

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Join the March of Women!

March of Women have many great and exciting workshops to get involved in .

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Lisa’s intern experience :-)

Lisa, our wonderful intern from Canada, talks about her experience at GWL, which included a jam-packed Book Week Scotland!

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Cinema For All - Photo by Mark Epstein

Cinema Really is for All

In September I attended the Cinema for All conference which was themed around collaboration and working together. Here’s my thoughts on the weekend and how it relates to what we do at the Library.

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