Emily Ilett

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‘Stories Yet to Be Told’: Glasgow Women’s Library Chat to author Molly Aitken

Here from Molly Aitken as she answers a Q and A on her brilliant debut novel The Island Child.

We are recruiting!

Glasgow Women’s Library is seeking to recruit two Administration and Project Workers. We are looking for organised, proactive and creative individuals who can embrace a wide-ranging role to join our dynamic team.

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Summer Programme: Events at a Glance

We’re delighted to be launching our new Summer programme of exhibitions and events! Whilst some of our exhibitions take place in the Library building and our women’s heritage walks take place across the city, most of our events will take place online. Our programme this Summer includes story cafés, art and heritage exhibitions, creative writing workshops, discussion […]

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Job Vacancy: We are recruiting!

We are recruiting for two posts! If you’re interested in working at GWL, enjoy administration, and you’re passionate about supporting women, have a look at the job description!

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Open the Door 2021: Enter our Calm Slam!

Calling all unheard poets! Submit your poem to our Open the Door 2021 Calm Slam competition!

Spring Programme: Events at a Glance

Now that the days are slowly getting lighter, we’re delighted to be launching our new Spring programme of events! With a focus on kindness, community, creativity and activism, we hope there’s something for everyone. All of our events take place online, whilst some of our exhibitions may take place in the Library building. Our programme includes story […]

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Glasgow Women’s Library: Open this Autumn

With Glasgow moving into Level 4 Covid-19 restrictions, the GWL building will be closed from 4pm on Friday 20th November.

Green Learning

We’d like to share with you what has recently been shaping our thinking about climate justice, carbon reduction and our role in caring for our environment. In a climate of pain, uncertainty, deep and deepening inequalities and environmental crisis, we have been turning to feminist leadership and solutions to look to the future and imagine a radically different world.

Illustration of GWL's Story Cafe. Credit: Johanne Deffarges, 2020

Autumn Programme: Events at a Glance

This Autumn, we have a host of free online events for you to get involved with, including creative writing workshops, reading groups, exhibitions and more!

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Bold Types: Scottish Women’s Creative Writing Competition

Be bold & submit your short stories and poems to our Bold Types creative writing competition. Our theme this year is Future, and we’d love to see where it takes you!