Coronavirus and caring for our community

At Glasgow Women’s Library, we are monitoring the COVID-19, often referred to as coronavirus, situation very closely. Here we update you with our response to this growing concern.

A book of selected letters by Catherine Carswell and 'Open the Door' sit on a small chair.

Some of Sara Sheridan’s Sheroes

Just in time for International Women’s Day, and ahead of her event ‘Where Are the Women?’ at GWL on 14th March, we asked Sara Sheridan to name just a few of the women connected to Glasgow that she would call sheroes. 

Glasgow Women's Library at 23 Landressy Street, Bridgeton

Job Vacancy: Digital and Marketing Officer

The deadline for applications for this post has now passed.

We are seeking to recruit a dynamic and committed individual for the role of Digital and Marketing Officer.

A stack of Jasleen Kau's book Be Like Teflon on a red surface. The book has a bright green cover with the text in capital letters in a silver font.

Ethical Gift Ideas from Glasgow Women’s Library

December is just around the corner and with this month comes the season of giving. We believe that giving gifts for Christmas, or at any other time of the year, shouldn’t come at the expense of our planet or people. If you’re looking gifts that are ethical and environmentally friendly, look no further than the following suggestions from Glasgow Women’s Library.

A cream background with pink text that says 'Glasgow Women's Library + FLUP: The Podcast, with Natasha A Kelly"

GWL + FLUP: The Podcast with Natasha A. Kelly

In this first episode of Glasgow Women’s Library and FLUP the podcast, Tomiwa Folorunso sits down with author, curator and lecturer Dr. Natasha A. Kelly.

Two women standing side by side in front of a FLUP banner.


In October, members of the GWL team headed to Brazil to attend FLUP, a literary festival that takes place in Rio de Janeiro. Here Tomiwa Folorunso reflects on her time at FLUP.

GWL Building Sign

Relocated and Cancelled Events in November and December

Due to ongoing work to replace our boiler, we have unfortunately had to relocate and cancel some of our events. Read this post for full details.

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.