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In this week’s blog we hear from Lucy Janes, a Speaking Out project volunteer who has been working with the Scottish Women’s Aid archive at Glasgow Women’s Library.
Call for Cloth is a new project coming to Glasgow Women’s Library, exploring the stories we tell about ourselves through cloth and clothing. An opportunity to get together, share stories and skills, and make a collaborative artwork that will be shown as part of the exhibition ‘Tall Tales’ this Autumn.
Adventure is the theme for the girls and young women section over the next two weeks. Have a look at our reading list to find themed books to enjoy. If you have any books we are seeking or books related to the theme and would like to donate please do!
Morag Allan Campbell writes about her experience of carrying out the first oral history interviews for the Speaking Out project.
It can be hard being a girl. For women in general on a global scale, the social struggle can be life-threatening and desperate. In figures I’ve gathered from the Global Poverty Project – an organization that aims for an end to extreme poverty by 2030 – women make up half the world’s population and yet […]
Glasgow Women’s Library Volunteer and Gender Studies Student Kylie Grant discusses her research on the contraceptive pill and invites interested women to take part.
On Saturday, a small group of volunteers and group members from the Seeing Things group got the opportunity to attend the Tall Tales exhibition currently on at Touchstones Gallery in Rochdale. The exhibition is a touring exhibition, curated by Elizabeth and Helen Wewiora, and contains a fantastic selection of works by contemporary women artists whose […]
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. July’s NMRD Object of the month is a pair of team shirts from the Shoetown Slayers & Vendetta Vixens.
Family is the first theme for girls and young women. Over the next two weeks have a look at our reading list and enjoy the books available at the library or at home. If you have any books we are seeking or books related to the theme and would like to donate please do!
Reading is a great way to involve children in learning and that is why expanding our library’s girl and young women section is so important. If you have any books to donate please bring them into the library or contact us.