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November 2019

A Spoon is the Safest Vessel

1st November - 20th December

In this exhibition, a new collaboration between emerging artists Juliane Foronda, Kirsty Russell and Tako Taal explores the barely visible gestures and behind the scenes work that make up a hosting practice.

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Image from a guest book in the Dorothy Dick archive. Credit: GWL collection

December 2019

Story Café

12th December at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

CANCELLED: Reinvent your lunchtime at Story Café! Stories and poems from around the world, all washed down with tea and friendly chat. Pull up a chair and become part of the story!

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Story Cafe Credit: GWL

Temporary Library Closure

13th December
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday and Friday, repeating until 20th December, 2019

Due to ongoing work to replace our boiler, and decreasing temperatures, we have made the decision to temporarily decrease our opening hours throughout November and December.

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Reading Group for Muslim Women

Free
13th December at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

RESCHEDULED AND RELOCATED: The Reading group focuses on books written by Muslim women or with topics of particular relevance to Muslim women today, and we also watch films together. If you are passionate about books and love to share them with others, or you simply want to get into the habit of reading, this group is for you!

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Reading Group for Muslim Women, May 2017. Credit: GWL

Create and Connect: Monthly Creative Writing Group

14th December at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on 9th November, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on 14th December, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on 11th January, 2020 at 10:30 am

Calling all women writers in Edinburgh! Join our connect and create writing group immersive programme, taking place one Saturday a month!

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Connect and Create writing materials. Credit: GWL

Temporary Library Closure

16th December
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday and Friday, repeating until 20th December, 2019

Due to ongoing work to replace our boiler, and decreasing temperatures, we have made the decision to temporarily decrease our opening hours throughout November and December.

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Readers of Colour

18th December at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on 27th November, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on 18th December, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on 29th January, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Come along to our Edinburgh reading group to discover and chat about poetry, fiction, and narrative non-fiction by women writers of colour.

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Readers of Colour

Temporary Library Closure

20th December
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday and Friday, repeating until 20th December, 2019

Due to ongoing work to replace our boiler, and decreasing temperatures, we have made the decision to temporarily decrease our opening hours throughout November and December.

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Library Closed

21st December, 2019 - 5th January, 2020

The Library will be closed over Christmas and Hogmanay, and will re-open in the New Year on Monday 6th January 2020.

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January 2020

Create and Connect: Monthly Creative Writing Group

11th January, 2020 at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on 9th November, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on 14th December, 2019 at 10:30 am

One event on 11th January, 2020 at 10:30 am

Calling all women writers in Edinburgh! Join our connect and create writing group immersive programme, taking place one Saturday a month!

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Connect and Create writing materials. Credit: GWL
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