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April 2019

Women’s Words Exhibition

13th April - 1st June

Take a peek at some of our literary treasures, from poetry to pulp fiction at our Women’s Words exhibition. We will showcase celebrated writers from our Open the Door Festival.

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Women’s Words Exhibition. Credit: GWL

Textiles and Activism

13th April - 1st June

Working with textile artist Paria Goodarzi, women from Sakina Group in Glasgow have designed their own creative prints for scarves. This exhibition showcases their work which uses symbols, images and empowering statements to explore and celebrate women’s activism. 

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Education for Women artwork from the Centenary of Womens Suffrage Celebration Event Credit: GWL

Tiny Territories

17th April - 30th May

Come find ‘Tiny Territories’; an exhibition of paper sculptures & photos of unnoticed objects & places.

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Paper Iron, made for Tiny Territories exhibition by Caroline Christie

Library Closed for Easter Weekend

19th April - 22nd April

Glasgow Women's Library will be closed for the Easter long weekend, from Friday 19th April to Monday 22nd April.

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Seeing Things go to Glasgow Zine Festival at CCA

20th April at 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Hear from owners of Category Is Books, Glasgow's first Queer bookshop, and have a look around the stalls of Glasgow Zine Fair.

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Textiles and Activism: Celebration Event

Free
23rd April at 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Learn about the women’s activism and suffrage movement in Britain that inspired the textile designs at this celebratory event. This event has been postponed until Tuesday 23rd April.

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Education for Women artwork from the Centenary of Womens Suffrage Celebration Event Credit: GWL

Readers of Colour

24th April at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come along to our Edinburgh reading group and discover new women writers of colour.

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Books by Women Writers of Colour at Glasgow Women's Library

Book Party Giveaway

Free
25th April at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Grab your free book, tune into our story-themed soundtrack, and try your luck at our fiendishly fun book quiz.

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Book Party Give-Away attendees in 2018

Seeing Things at GWL- Creative Sparks: Abbess of Crewe

25th April at 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join our Seeing Things group for the world premiere of an adaptation of Muriel Spark's Abbess of Crewe! As always, it will also be a lovely opportunity to meet like-minded folks, to get to know GWL, and to see which creative masterpieces one of the many groups who are active within GWL have managed to produce.

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Creative Sparks: The Abbess of Crewe

Free – £2
25th April at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for the worldwide premiere of a dramatic reading of GWL’s Drama Queens adaptation of Muriel Spark’s The Abbess of Crewe.

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Drama Queens, Creative Sparks: The Abbess of Crewe. Muriel Spark's book The Abbess of Crewe.
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