Glasgow Women's Library on Hill Street

A silver lined 25th year

Our 25th year has truly been celebratory and silver lined. From September 2016 to September 2017 we have made space and time for reflections, unearthing and showcasing our history, and reconnecting with people who have helped us grow from a grassroots project in the humblest of premises to a Recognised Collection with over 20 staff housed in a beautiful multi award winning building.

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Internship Opportunity at GWL

We are delighted to announce a fantastic internship opportunity through the Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities (SGSAH).

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Join Us This Thursday for Utter: Raise Your Voice – It Might Just Help Your Mental Health.

Are you an aspiring singer? Looking for a fun way to meet new people or try something different? Or are you interested in boosting your own confidence or escaping the stresses of daily life in a safe and understanding environment? If so, this is just the session for you! Beginning this Thursday 14th September from […]

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The Speaking Out Celebration Conference

Our Celebration Conference took place on Saturday 2nd September. We were joined by dozens of inspiring women (and an inspiring man) for a wonderful day of exploring and celebrating the history of Women’s Aid in Scotland. Even the sun came out! (But then again, we heard it’s always sunny in Dundee). If you didn’t manage to join […]

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Fire in the Blood Book Cover, depicting a woman with her head on a man's knee and he is looking down at her

September’s Digital Book Group Read: Fire in the Blood by Irène Némirovsky

The next book we’re reading as part of our GWL Digital Book Group is Fire in the Blood by Irène Némirovsky, the celebrated author of the international bestseller Suite Française.

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Thoughts on Brand New Ancients

Kate Tempest’s Brand New Ancients pushes the idea of what poetry can be, telling a complete story through verse rather than serving as a collection of individual poems. It’s the kind of story that deserves to be read all in one go, preferably with tea, and lose yourself into the world of these characters whose lives intersect in ways that are recognisable to the reader.

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Exhibition Set up for She Made the Library

She Made the Library: Behind the Scenes

Go behind the scenes of our She Made the Library exhibition with project intern Agnes Checka

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Yellow fabric tied up with a red ribbon and a large label describing that it has been donated by Adele and was once part of a make-shift table-cloth for pot luck parties at GWL.

A Banner for GWL – donate fabric to Fiona!

Artist Fiona Jack is making a banner for GWL to include in her exhibition here in 2018. We would love you to help by donating fabric for the banner before 4th October.

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Glasgow Women's Library at 23 Landressy Street, Bridgeton

Join the GWL Team!

We are seeking an experienced Museum Curator to join our dynamic team.

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Bold Types: Scottish Women’s Creative Writing Competition

Be bold and submit your short stories and poems to Scotland’s only free creative writing competition for women. Our theme this year is Body Positive.

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