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Am I Blue: A Review Taster for Story Café Special: Sister Creatures!

Alice Walker’s 1986 short work Am I Blue is a poignant and thought-provoking story which, at surface level, details a woman’s friendship with a horse she names Blue, while, on a deeper level, follows in the footsteps of Walker’s other works and plays easel to a canvas upon which the author paints a bleak yet […]

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Glasgow Women’s Library Shortlisted for the CILIP Libraries Change Lives Award

Glasgow Women’s Library’s popular Story Café has been shortlisted for the CILIP Libraries Change Lives Award, alongside libraries in Suffolk, Kirklees and Norfolk.

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October’s Digital Book Group Read: Northanger Abbey by Val McDermid

The next book we’re reading as part of our GWL Digital Book Group is Val McDermid’s Northanger Abbey.

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Community Curators: Exploring the Museum Stores

Our dynamic group of Community Curators meet regularly and have been learning the ins and outs of museum work from collections care to exhibitions.

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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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New memorial to East Ender Maggie McIver

Following our nomination of the “Barras Queen” Maggie McIver, Historic Environment Scotland have announced that she will now be recognised thanks to a Commemorative Plaque to be placed on the Barrowlands Ballroom.

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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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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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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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