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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?

Cover of the book showing four women in early 20th century clothes carrying placards with slogans asking for "Votes for Women"

Book review: What the Suffragists Did Next

Find out why our volunteer Anna highly recommends this book.
In 1918, David Lloyd George’s post-war government passed the Representation of the People Act, and for the first time women were included in the political process. Women now accounted for nearly 50 per cent of the electorate, but universal suffrage was a long way off, and women still had to face censure and discrimination in their professional and personal lives.

The Torch of Woman Kind

Zachari Duncalf, researcher, trainer and consultant, as well as a GWL volunteer, has been foraging through the archives for insight into women’s experiences of the psychiatric system.

The Burning Chambers by Kate Mosse

Our volunteer Elaine introduces Kate Mosse’s latest novel set in 16th century France.

Warm Welcome

We’re recruiting!

The deadline for applications for this post has now passed.

We are seeking to appoint a Front of House Facilitator who will staff our Front of House as well as working with and supporting a team of volunteers to provide a warm welcome to all our visitors.

Bike shelter outside Glasgow Women's Library

Introducing our new bike shelter

As part of our commitment to encouraging and supporting green travel we now offer our cyclist visitors access to a locked and dry bike shelter, thanks to funding from Cycling Scotland.