GWL

Glasgow Women's Library at 23 Landressy Street, Bridgeton

Boiler Update: Temporary Opening Hours

From Monday 18th November until we open again in the new year (on Monday 6th January 2020), we will now be closed on Mondays and Fridays and we will have reduced opening hours on Thursdays.

#WomanOfTheWeek Ece Temelkuran

Follow our #WomanOfTheWeek campaign to discover more about incredible women writers from around the world.

The old boiler! It looks like four orange boxes arranged two on top the other.

Boiler Watch

Read this post for updates on the replacement of our boiler, including a building closure on Saturday 9th November.

Image of a decorated piece of recycled cardboard. Stickers in the centre of the cardboard spell out the hashtag GWL Digital Reads. In the top left-hand cornern is a cut out logo of the Glasgow Women's Library. In the bottom right corner is a round sticker with an illustration of two hands holding an open book with a red cover. The sticker reads fully booked in turquoise.

Podcast: Dina Nayeri Interview

GWL Digital Reads bring you a podcast with Dina Nayeri, author of The Ungrateful Refugee.

Autumn 2019 Programme Out Now

Our Autumn Programme 2019 is now available and you can pick up your copy of the beautiful printed brochure at GWL, take a look on our website, or download a pdf programme to find out all about events and projects happening this season.

Introducing Book Bunk

We’re delighted to announce that we have been selected to be a critical friend to Book Bunk, an organisation based in Nairobi.

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#WomanOfTheWeek Kathleen Collins

This week’s #WomanOfTheWeek is Kathleen Collins and she was chosen and written about by GWL Volunteer Pauline.

A badge that states: "Keep Your Filthy Laws Off My Body", green lettering on a lilac background.

Our Bodies, Our Choice

Feminists have been campaigning to gain and retain access to sexual health education, contraception, safe and legal abortions, and parental rights for centuries. We’re sharing some of the Reproductive Rights badges from our collection to highlight these struggles.

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Summer 2019 Programme Out Now!

Our Summer Programme 2019 is now available and you can pick up your copy of the beautiful printed brochure at GWL, take a look on our website, or download a pdf programme to find out all about events and projects happening this season.

Two paper items and a badge arranged together. The badge says, "Support Women Writers"

Open the Door: Support

In this final blog post, placement student Katie looks at the theme of support. But what do we even mean by “support”?