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An Exciting January Schedule!

It’s a new year, and with it a new schedule of exciting and inspiring events here at the Women’s Library. January and February are jam-packed with events and workshops, so why not come along and escape from the dreich and the dull outside with a hot cup of tea, nice biscuit and some good company! […]

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Events Roundup

In a new post, we recap the events we’ve been holding as part of the Speaking Out project to share and celebrate the history of the Women’s Aid movement in Scotland and let you know about some exciting talks and workshops we have planned for the next few weeks. We’re also after your help in organising events around Scotland in 2017!

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We’re looking for an Events Coordinator

Glasgow Women’s Library are working with Adopt an Intern to recruit an Events Coordinator for a part-time, 12 week contract.

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Christmas Gaming Fun That Highlights a Terrible Sexism

Over Christmas, when the turkey and mince pies had settled, I – like many others – came together with my friends and family to show off and play with our new and shiny toys. My boyfriend’s younger brother – an eager gamer – had got lots of new titles for his Xbox and PC and […]

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Reaping the Awards in 2016!

Let’s be honest, everyone loves some encouragement; to be told that you’re doing well. It’s a real morale boost, and at Glasgow Women’s Library we are all thrilled when this happens, so to be recognised for excellence through the winning of awards really does make our day – and has certainly made our year.

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Speaking Out Poetry Workshop

In today’s post we share poems written by women during a creative writing workshop with feminist poet Nadine Aisha responding to the Speaking Out exhibition.

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Helen Crawfurd: Activist in the Archives

In our latest 25th birthday blog, GWL archivist Nicola talks about one of her favourite items from our collections.

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5 Reasons to Visit the Library Before the End of the Year

We’ve officially entered the cold months of the year. The clocks have changed, the days are darker and here at the library we think it’s the perfect time to come and see what we have to offer.

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Herland: Burns/Woolf Supper – Call for Compositions

On the 27th of January the Glasgow Women’s Library is marking an old tradition in a contemporary way – Herland, a night of literature and dining, where we celebrate the joint birthdays of Robert Burns and Virginia Woolf and explore the possibility of other links between the two applauded literary figures. Burns and Woolf are, […]

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Sisterhood is Powerful!

Women were important and purposeful here, “Sisterhood is Powerful” rang in my thoughts. And that same spirit continues today, 25 years since GWL’s inception.

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