Toys for Survival: My journey on placement with the GWL

by Robyn McMillan “Suffering doesn’t improve people. It isn’t good for us. It isn’t intended to inspire. But in the course of it, sometimes the inessential is hacked away, and […]

Line drawing of hands playing with abstract pink string with words Toys for Survival to top right

Toys for Survival

Before we closed our doors we were very proud to be working in partnership with Uncovered Artistry hosting Toys for Survival. A recap of the project with publication download.

CENA#3 Intersections: Collaborative Artistic Workshops

OPEN CALL for artists from Visual Arts, Theatre and Performance to be part of a series of collaborative workshops exploring the subject of political resistance with Aby Cohen, Scenographer and art director. 

Horse MacDonald, Joyce McMillan, Rosina Bosina, Remzije Sherifi, Sam Ainsley, Jo Clifford, Myrtle Simpson - Outstanding Women of Scotland Inductees 2017

Nominate Your ‘Outstanding Women of Scotland’ 2018

Nominations are now officially open for the ‘Outstanding Women of Scotland’ 2018 awards. Celebrating exceptional women from all walks of life and Scotland’s unsung heroines since 2015, the ‘Outstanding Women of Scotland’ programme is a partnership between the Saltire Society and Glasgow Women’s Library.

Lindy West

Events to Shout About

We are extremely excited to have two wonderful additions to our current programme with two fantastic women! Susan Calman and Lindy West launch their new books at GWL.

Harpies, Fechters and Quines: Women and Words

We are really excited to be putting on the Harpies Fechters and Quines Festival in partnership with Edinburgh City libraries and the Bonnie Fechters women’s group. This festival of talks, exhibitions and workshops takes place in Edinburgh throughout June and the theme this year is Women and Words.

What’s On this Summer at GWL

Check out all the wonderful activities we have at the Library this summer!

GWL Staff and Volunteers excited about the move to Bridgeton

We are recruiting!

We are seeking committed, imaginative individuals who can embrace challenging roles within our dynamic team in the roles of Facilities Officer, Finance Assistant and Administrative Assistant (Lifelong Learning)

Women’s Heritage Walks with GWL

Women Make History, and we want the world to know! Join us for one of our Women’s Heritage Walks taking place this Spring and Summer.

Library Closure during Renovations

Due to some essential works that need to take place the library will be closed to the public for a period of 3 weeks. This closure will take place from Monday 16th March to Tuesday 7th April 2015.