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Home Where Home Is Not is an ambitious exhibition by Glasgow-based artists Sogol Mabadi and Birthe Jorgensen reimagining fixed notions of home, and what it means to be of more than one place. This exhibition is across both GWL and Platform, Easterhouse.
Come along to our Edinburgh reading group to discover and chat about new women writers of colour.
At this Story Café Special, GWL’s Donna Moore will talk about her work-in-progress about militant suffragette Lavender Guthrie: aka Laura Grey, Pantomime Girl.
Join us for an afternoon with Refugee Tales contributors Jackie Kay and Sameena Zehra, and listen to the stories of those who have suffered under the UK’s policy of indefinite detention, an issue which could not be more prevalent in today’s climate.
Join Seeing Things for an afternoon with Refugee Tales contributors Jackie Kay and Sameena Zehra, and listen to the stories of those who have suffered under the UK’s policy of indefinite detention, an issue which could not be more prevalent in today’s climate.
Join us for a range of GWL’s bitesize learning including scrapbooking, badge making, film screenings and much more. Friendly and relaxed drop-in sessions, perfect if you're new to the Library!
Join us to celebrate Refugee Festival Scotland with an afternoon of spoken word and performances by local refugee groups on the theme of Belonging.
Scandal, vice, radicalism, regeneration and revival… Discover another side to this area as we retrace the footsteps of women who gave birth in the Maternity Hospital on Rottenrow and picture ourselves as the jury in a sensational Victorian murder trial in an arsenic poisoning case.
Hear from the editors of The New Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women as they discuss the making of the second edition, published in 2018, and talk about the detailed portraits of several Scottish women featured in the book.
GWL Warm Welcome drop-in days take place on the first Saturday of every month. If you are new to GWL this is a friendly relaxed way to find out about borrowing, volunteering, our programme and collections. We’d love to welcome you here!