Gabrielle

Auf Wiedersehen

A post by Selina, a graduate of Information and Documentation from Switzerland who was on placement with us from September to December 2019.

(Re) Discover the pleasure of being read to

Our weekly Story Cafe sessions are so much fun! In this post our volunteer Lily explains what to expect from one of these events and shares why she feels these reading out loud sessions are so valuable and pleasurable.

Amongs the GWL shelves, a woman sits reading a book, wile another stands browsing the shelves.

Recruiting Front of House volunteers

We are looking for five or six new volunteers to join our Front of House team in 2020.

A group of ten people sitting on blankets on the grass. They are listening to a young woman who is holding a book.

Book Bunk Picnic

During our visit to Nairobi last month, we joined forces with the Book Bunk team for a Book Picnic like no other. Find out what books were recommended by the interns and staff from Book Bunk.

A badge with the name "Lily" on it, sitting next to a GWL library card on the GWL programme of events from February to May 2019. There is a quote from Nan Shepherd on the programme: "The first law of ecology is that everything is connected to everything else".

My Time at GWL

Lily spent three months volunteering with us at the start of 2019.  In this post she reflects upon that experience.

Recruiting Women’s History Detectives

We’d like to grow our team of Women’s Heritage Walks tour guides and would love to hear from you if you are interested in women’s history, or want to learn more, and who want to contribute to making women’s achievements, lives and contributions more visible and better known.

Rachele Dunn reflects on her Visual Communication residency

Rachele, a graduate from the Glasgow School of Art, joined our team in 2017 and worked on a wide range of projects throughout her residency, from creating an arresting visual identity for the Open the Door festival which launched in May 2017 to designing a gender neutral sign for our toilets.

Visual Communication Residency

We are again looking for a talented, positive and engaged emerging visual communication designer to join us for a residency for 12 months. This is a voluntary position, which we imagine is suitable for recent graduates (within the last year) or someone with equivalent experience.

Kirsty McBride on being our first Visual Communication Resident

Kirsty became our first Visual Communication Resident in 2015 and has continued to work with us ever since.  Here she shares some of the projects she worked on and what the residency meant for her. You can see more of Kirsty’s work at www.kirstymcbride.co.uk   Being Communication Designer in Residence at Glasgow Women’s Library was […]

Volunteering Opportunities

We are looking for volunteers to join our team in the new year. Do either of these roles sound like they might be for you?