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Story Cafe Credit: Jeanette Lang

Story Café

13th December at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Stories, poems, tea and a warm welcome await you, as we rediscover the joy of being read to. Pull up a chair and become part of the story.

Women's Freedom League Demonstration, Glasgow Green, 1914 - courtesy of Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Museums

Suffragette City East Workshops

13th December at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Become one of our Women Make History detectives and learn more about Scottish suffragettes and the fight for suffrage in the East of the city as we develop a new Vote 100 trail.

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

Reading Group for Muslim Women

14th December at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This reading group has as its focus books written by Muslim women or with topics of particular relevance to Muslim women today. Join us for lively conversations in a relaxed environment.

Reading Group for Women of Colour Credit: GWL

Reading group for Women of Colour

19th December at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This new reading group in Edinburgh is a great opportunity to meet new people, exchange and share conversations and ideas, and share passion for writing by women of colour. 

Shamshad Ghani singing Auld Lang Syne in Punjabi at Herland: Alternative Burns Night, Jan 2018 Credit: GWL

Alternative Burns Night: Herland Ceilidh

25th January, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Our legendary Alternative Burns Night gets a twist, a turn, a birl… this year we’ll be ceilidh-ing the night away and hearing Scots and Gaelic story-telling and song by awe-inspiring women creatives. Put the date in your diary: more info released in November!

Spring Programme Launch 2017. A woman speaks in front of a group of seated people and here is a book sale taking place in the foreground.

Spring Programme Launch

31st January, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 7:30 pm

It's our Spring programme launch! Come along for a warm welcome to hear what's coming up, see the new exhibitions, browse the book sale and meet the team.

Hannah Leighton-Boyce, Consequences of progress, remnants for the future, 2018. Credit: Hannah Leighton-Boyce

Ruth Barker & Hannah Leighton-Boyce: Exhibition Launch with Special Guest Jackie Kay

31st January, 2019 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us at GWL to launch inspiring new commissions by artists Ruth Barker and Hannah Leighton-Boyce and hear award-winning writer Jackie Kay share her new writing inspired by their work.

Hannah Leighton-Boyce, Consequences of progress, remnants for the future, 2018. Credit: Hannah Leighton-Boyce

Ruth Barker & Hannah Leighton-Boyce

1st February, 2019 - 23rd March, 2019

Join us at GWL to experience inspiring new commissions by artists Ruth Barker and Hannah Leighton-Boyce.

Glasgow Women's Library at 23 Landressy Street, Bridgeton

Warm Welcome

2nd February, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until 3rd February, 2019

GWL Warm Welcome drop-in days take place on the first Saturday of every month. If you are new to GWL this is a relaxed way to find out about borrowing, volunteering, our programme and collections.

Tillie Olsen 'Silences' at GWL. Credit: GWL

Hitherto Unknown: Research Workshops

4th February, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

“Literary history and the present are dark with silences.” Tillie Olsen, ‘Silences’, 1978. Uncover the writers and stories silenced by the barriers of gender, class and race in this series of research workshops.

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