Katie Reid

Bold Types Creative Writing Showcase

What a wealth of talented women writers we have living in Scotland. Find out the poet and writer who will win this year’s Bold Types competition on Tuesday 24th November in the library.

Our Love Is… Film Season Prize Draw

Special fortnightly prize draw as part of our BFI LOVE season film screenings where we take love from the page to the screen and celebrate films to fall in love with and films to break your heart.

We’re hiring!

Glasgow Women’s Library is seeking to appoint an experienced Archivist to work on a new partnership project with Scottish Women’s Aid, Scotland’s leading voluntary sector organisation working to prevent domestic abuse and promote effective policy and practice responses for women, children and young people who experience domestic abuse.

Help us Make the Suffragette Oak Scotland’s Tree of the Year

GWL nominated the Suffragette Oak for the recognition of Scotland’s Tree of the Year and now we need your help to secure this accolade by voting for this much loved tree online. Find out how here.

Winners and Judges from 2014's Dragon's Pen Writing Competition

Bold Types: Scottish Women’s Creative Writing Competition 2015

Be bold and submit your short stories and poems to our annual writing competition. This year our theme is Transformation and Renewal and submission is open from Monday 21st September to Monday 9th November.


Our Autumn/Winter Programme for 2015 is here!

There is so much on offer and we’d love you to get involved, so get your diary ready and make some plans for this Autumn!

Photo of women outside the Templeton Building on the East End Women's Heritage Walk

Our Autumn Women’s Heritage Walks & Bike Rides

You can now book for our Women’s Heritage Walks or Heritage Bike Rides this Autumn. We have a whole host of weekend events putting the hidden heroines of Glasgow in the spotlight to inform and inspire you.

International Women's Day Placards - #GWLhearsme


Our #GWLhearsme consultation project takes place over the next few months during which we will be asking you to share your views, thoughts and ideas for GWL.

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We hear from Girls Rock School Edinburgh – Empowering Women Through Music

We hear from Ashley at Girls Rock School Edinburgh, a non-profit organisation that aims to empower women through music, about their beginning of their Autumn term and their important instrument fundraising campaign.