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Internship Reflection: April

With only two months left of her six month internship, our intern Jenna reflects on her time here at GWL…

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Girls' Questions Answered

Girls’ Questions Answered

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.

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Welcome to the Speaking Out volunteers!

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.

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Woman poets wanted!

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.

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Double Header bout programme, 8th September 2012

NMRD Object of the Month: Double Header Bout Programme

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.

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Jeanie's photo diary

Jeanie’s student placement

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.

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Scottish Women's Aid archive material

Speaking Out Student Placement

Placement student Essi writes about her time working with the Scottish Women’s Aid Archive.

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Lindy West

Events to Shout About

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.

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Untold Stories in Milton of Campsie

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 […]

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Speaking Out about your experience of Women’s Aid

In this blog, Lindsay tells us why she has volunteered to be interviewed about her experience of being involved in Women’s Aid.

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