- About Us
- Our Values
- Our History
- Our Team
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Contact Us
- Where to find us
- Information for Press
- Explore Our Collections
- The Lending Library
- The Archive Collection
- The Museum Collection
- Reading Ideas
- From the Archive
- Donate books or archive material
- Information for Publishers
- Discover Our Projects
- Speaking Volumes
- Speaking Out: Recalling Women’s Aid in Scotland
- Ripples on the Pond – Artist Interviews
- 21 Revolutions
- Sex in the Women’s Library
- What is Sexology?
- Sex Between the Covers: Exhibited Items
- Sex between the covers: The publication
- Sex in the Women’s Library: The Film
- What Women Talk About When They Talk About Sex
- Sex Between the Covers: Zine Library
- New Writing About Sex in the Women’s Library
- Women Making a Show of Themselves
- Sex in the Women’s Library blog
- Sex in the Women’s Library: Suggested Reading
- Sex in the Women’s Library: The Film Season
- Sexology Playlist: The Soundtrack To Our Season
- Sex in the Women’s Library: Credits and Thanks
- Women Make History
- Mixing The Colours
- Young Critics
- Seeing Things
- Across Scotland
- Reading Groups
- Past Events & Projects at GWL
- Pulp Queens: Femmes Fatales and Fragile Frails
- HOUSE WORK CASTLE MILK WOMAN HOUSE
- Artist in Residence for the Women of Glasgow
- Celebrating Commonwealth Women Writing
- Reader in Residence Magi Gibson
- Badges of Honour
- Illuminated Letters
- One Small Step
- Making Space
- Feminist Lines of Flight
- Get Involved
- Join the Library
- Visit the Library
- Volunteer at GWL
- Get help with reading, writing or numbers
- Support our work
- Work with GWL
- Find Out What’s On
- Be Inspired
- What GWL can offer your group or organisation
- Heritage Walk Audio Tours
- Pioneering Podcasts
With only two months left of her six month internship, our intern Jenna reflects on her time here at GWL…
The first in series of four blogs revealing some of the gems of the Glasgow Women’s Library’s Family Planning Archive. First up is Girls’ Questions Answered, a fascinating advice booklet from the 1970s that sought to answer some very important questions posed by teenage girls in respect of their bodies and relationships.
The Speaking Out project has been very busy in the last few weeks recruiting lots of lovely volunteers! These volunteers will be helping us to carry out oral history interviews, create a film and to produce an exhibition.
We’re looking forward to the second Harpies, Fechters and Quines All Woman Poetry Slam taking place at Out of the Blue Cafe, The Drill Hall, Edinburgh on Thursday 23rd June2016 6pm-9pm, and we’re looking for new and more experienced performance poets to strut their stuff on the night for our 3 judges and lucky audience.
National Museum of Roller Derby is the UK’s first permanent collection of ephemera and memorabilia relating to the sport of Women’s Flat Track Roller Derby. May’s NMRD Object of the month is the Double Header bout programme from September 2012.
Jeanie is studying an HND in Contemporary Art Practice and completed a 72 hour placement with us between January and April. Here are some of her reflections, photos, and beautiful drawings from her time at GWL.
Placement student Essi writes about her time working with the Scottish Women’s Aid Archive.
We are extremely excited to have two wonderful additions to our current programme with two fantastic women! Susan Calman and Lindy West launch their new books at GWL.
Glasgow Women’s Library have been working with the East Dunbartonshire Leisure and Culture Tales and Trails project and local people to uncover the hidden stories of women in East Dunbartonshire. At sessions in thirteen towns throughout the area, we’ve been chatting to local residents about women’s history and heritage and mapping and recording stories of […]
In this blog, Lindsay tells us why she has volunteered to be interviewed about her experience of being involved in Women’s Aid.