Volunteers and staff at the Awards ceremony, receiving the Finalists' certificate.

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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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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We Are GWL: Kathryn, Katie and Niamh

Kathryn, Katie and Niamh are all part of the team. Find out more about what they do, what they enjoy (and don’t enjoy so much) about Glasgow Women’s Library.

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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 […]

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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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Slam Success!

From “pain, pish and patriarchy” to slam poetry in Doric, it’s fair to say we had a rousing and raucous time at our 2017 All Women Poetry Slam hosted by Carly Brown at the Out of the Blue Café in Edinburgh on Friday 9th June. We were treated to performances by a group of extremely […]

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Thoughts on The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf

A couple of days ago, I finished reading the popular third wave feminist non-fiction book The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf, and its 368 pages of socio-political commentary, theory and in depth analysis of everything in the female sphere left me with many lasting impressions, ideas and musings that I wanted to compile into a […]

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Update on the Speaking Out Young People’s Learning Resource

In today’s post, engagement officer Emma updates us on the project learning resource for young people. What it’s about, what we hope it will achieve, what we’ve discovered through piloting and, most importantly, when it will be launched!

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Seeing Things Roundup! May 2017

Read about the a-May-zing trips Seeing Things took last month, including seeing “The 306: Day”, an exhibition of work by Kate Charlesworth, and “3,000 Nights”.

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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.

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