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Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine by Gail Honeyman

What a read! It’s funny and sad at the same time. Definitely recommend this book and look forward to more Gail Honeyman books.

Approaches to Equality – Scottish Museum Sector Survey

The aim of this survey is to analyse your organisation’s approach to embedding equality with the purpose of increasing access, representation and inclusion at all levels. 

Ruth Barker & Hannah Leighton-Boyce at Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

New works will premiere at Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, before touring in 2019 to Glasgow Women’s Library, and acquisition into the University of Salford Art Collection.

Our volunteers and staff recommend…

Last Tuesday we had our second session of the Book Picnic! So exciting! And again it was filled with amazing new recommendations that we want to share with you. Daring to Drive – Manal al-Sharif A very inspiring memoir, written by a Saudi-Arabian woman who dared to drive. She challenges rules and breaks the taboo that […]

Letters from the Scottish Abortion Campaign in GWL’s Archives

Paulina writes about the beginning of her placement at the GWL archive looking at Scottish Abortion Campaigns through the 1970s-1980s.

Review of Lesley Nneka Arimah’s What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky

“When Enebeli Okwara sent his girl out in the world, he did not know what the world did to daughters. He did not know how quickly it would wick the dew off her, how she would be returned to him hollowed out, relieved of her better parts.” Of all the books on my eagerly anticipated […]

Bold Types Competition Winners and Judges 2017

Bold Types: Read One of Our 2017 Winning Entries

We’re delighted to share Mairi Sutherland’s winning Bold Types 2017 entry.

Detail from research drawing for 'From Glasgow Women's Library', Sally Hackett, 2017

GWL Spring Programme 2018 Out Now!

Our Spring Programme 2018 is now available!

Book cover for The Outrun. It is blue and has white bird illustrations flocking all over the cover

February’s Digital Book Group Read: The Outrun by Amy Liptrot

The next book we’re reading as part of our GWL Digital Book Group is Amy Liptrot’s compelling memoir, The Outrun.

Photograph of new publication sitting on the top of GWL shelves beside decorations in the suffragette colours, purple, green and white. The publication is quite a large hard back book in a soft pink colour.

Meeting Helen Crawfurd through her own words…

Laura Matheson joins Glasgow Women’s Library as an exhibition intern, as part of her course MSc Modern and Contemporary Art: History, Curating and Criticism at the University of Edinburgh and talks to us about Helen Crawfurd, central to our forthcoming exhibition with Fiona Jack.