GWL Volunteer

My Experience at the Glasgow Women’s Library

In this post, volunteer Ella describes her time at the GWL.

A book called Blether from the Scottish Book Trust

Blether

It’s Book Week Scotland!

List of Books by Theme for Young Women

A selection of books from our library young women might like to read.

Cover of The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood. The cover is stark black, with a stylised figure of a woman dressed in red with a white bonnet.

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

One of our volunteers gives a brief review on a book she read recently.

Cover of Peluda by Melissa Lozada-Oliva. The book cover is yellow with repeated illustrations of a woman with short dark hair who seems to be entangled in a snaking dark cloud

New books you can borrow this month

Looking for something new to read? We’ve got you covered. Check out the new books we have in this month, and pop on by to borrow one. From poetry to graphic novels, I’m sure you will find something that takes your fancy.

Cover of The Art Of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson. The book cover is dark blue, with a stylised female figure in pink emerging from a male figure that has been split in two like a chrysalis.

YA Recommendations

These books are a must-read for Young Adult fiction lovers. Whether you like being transported to the streets of New York battling mythical creatures, or travelling to far away lands where magic is everywhere, or even just going to high school, befriending an outsider, there is something here for everyone. 

New books to borrow

New books to borrow from the GWL bookshelves.

Seeing Things trip to “Claiming Back the Narrative”

Seeing Things is a group that meet up to see art, performances and cultural events put on by women across Glasgow and beyond. We think it’s more fun to go to see things together, and we usually have a cup of tea or coffee afterwards.  Our trips are always free. It would be great if you […]

New Books For You To Borrow

There are several books in GLW, new Editing , different culture, real feats of adventures, biography books and emotional words as poetry. All these types are available now on our shelves. It is a new reading and borrowing opportunity in the Glasgow Women’s Library.

Interregnum no. 1, laser cut puzzle bricks, cork and wool, by Sogol Mabadi, 2018. Credit: Iman Tajik

Home Where Home is Not: A Response

One of our volunteers, Milly, has written a really personal response to our current exhibition, Home Where Home is Not. Milly also invites you to come and see the works of the artists Sogol Mabadi and Birthe Jorgensen, and consider what home means to you.