Adele Patrick named Scotswoman of the Year

We’re incredibly proud to say that Adele Patrick, the Library’s Lifelong Learning and Creative Development Manager, has been named the 53rd Evening Times Scotswoman of the Year!

Adele Patrick named Scotswoman of the Year

From the Evening Times:

Adele Patrick, who has worked tirelessly for 25 years to turn the library into an internationally-recognised museum and valuable community resource accepted the trophy at a glittering awards dinner in the City Chambers last night.

More than 250 invited guests cheered and applauded as the stunned winner made her way to the stage.

Adele said: “I am overwhelmed and humbled – I am so proud to be part of the SWOTY family.”

She paid tribute to the library staff and volunteers, and added: “I owe everything to Glasgow and to Scotland, which has been my home since 1984.

“I dedicate this award to the remarkable, courageous, creative and caring women of Scotland.”

Read more on the Evening Times website: Adele is crowned 53rd Evening Times Scotswoman of the Year


  • Posted 13th February, 2016 at 8:18 pm | Permalink
    Jenni Campbell

    Congratulations Adele, very well deserved. Jenni

  • Posted 16th February, 2016 at 8:48 pm | Permalink
    Melanie Brickley

    Sisterly congratulations from all

    the Kirkintilloch Soroptimists, and

    particularly from Jackie, Margaret and


  • Posted 19th February, 2016 at 4:21 pm | Permalink
    Anita Shelton

    SUPERB, Adele–a well-deserved CONGRATULATIONS!!

  • Posted 30th March, 2016 at 1:46 pm | Permalink
    Margaret Elliot

    well done Adele so proud of you xx

  • Posted 10th March, 2017 at 12:10 pm | Permalink
    Jessie Patrick

    Very fabulous Adele! Sending MANY congratulations from America!

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