Please note: The library will be closed on Thursday 3rd February between 12.30pm-5pm, due to the Making Space Discussion Event. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Launch of writing anthology from the Glenburn girls group in Renfrewhsire at Glenburn Library, Paisley.
What is new with the Making Space project…
Clear those winter blues in November and December with Louna Productions’ feminist reinterprataions of classic tales to Storytelling with Lesley and friends at Glasgow Women’s Library.
Would you like to find out more about women in the Blitz; the suffragettes in Clydebank; the Singer factory strikers; and women who worked in the shipyards? Jane Rae, Mary Haldane, Jenny Hyslop – do you know the stories of these women? Or maybe there is another woman from Clydebank’s past you would like to know more about…
What’s Your Pleasure? The Auction of Pleasures will be a memorable, magical evening of good food, good company and entertainment for the best of causes.
Last week Morag and I travelled to Wigtown to run an oral histories workshop at the annual community festival. We drew into Wigtown square around 7 o’clock, in time to see a game of Bowls taking place in the green, and, just a few metres away, local children spilling out of the library – a lovely introduction to rural town life…
Glasgow Women’s Library needs your stories! Were you: Involved in Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp? Active in the socialist and feminists movements between 1972-1990? Active in the North-East of Scotland around the same time?
On Saturday 19th June, Shauna McMullan presented her Blue Spine installation at the Mitchell Library. Over 500 books spanned the Jeffrey room, each with a blue spine, written by a woman and donated by women from across Scotland. The books made a fascinating and illuminating display, covering a whole range of subjects, with fiction, non-fiction [...]
GWL and Wigtown Women’s Walk Group are hosting an Open Day event as part of the Wigtown community festival. Mapping Her-story is open to all ages and will highlight the lives, history and acheivements of Wigtown women past and present.
After months of research in the Glasgow Women’s Library (GWL) Archives, group discussions, individual interviews, and sound recordings, Nicky Bird is ready to present her new work: Unsorted Donations.