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Staff, volunteers, interns and student placements share updates from projects and events at Glasgow Women’s Library

April Book Picnic Recommendations

On the first Wednesday of every month, GWL team members and volunteers share what we’ve read recently at our Book Picnic: Other Women by Emma Flint Recommended by Elaine, who […]

Spare Rib jumper in the main library

Knitting the Woman’s Woolly: Podcast

What should have been a quick blog post, rapidly grew to four posts when Becky started writing about feminism and knitting. This is the audio version of those posts to hopefully make a long piece of writing a little more accessible.

Fingersmith by Sarah Waters

Fingersmith by Sarah Waters

I hope my voice has spoken to you – the finale

Endings can be irritating, tough and intolerable. When I begun working on Open The Doors during the last weeks of December 2022, I had this feeling bugging me ‘I have […]

Sapna Agarwal – artist, educator and community organiser

Sapna Agarwal (she/her) is an artist, educator and community organiser. She runs the Woodlands Community Anti-Racist-Library and is the founding member of Glasgow’s longest running home education group, a non-hierarchical, all ages, social […]

My visits to Saint Albert’s Primary School in Glasgow

Through the recommendations of Caroline and Beverly, I made my first trip to this unique primary school situated in Pollokshields. I call this school unique because the leaders of this […]

Connecting you to other activists from around the globe

Imani Barbarin – A black woman activist with cerebral palsy. Having done a degree in creative writing from the Eastern University, Imani is a disability rights activist and is keen […]

Responses from Jude Mckechnie

Jude Mckechnie is a Glasgow based cultural historian and blog writer. She has workedfor Govanhill Baths Community Trust for the past two years and has helped tocoordinate and curate a […]

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Volunteer Stories – Three Decades of Volunteering

Glasgow Women’s Library (GWL) celebrated its 30th anniversary in September 2021. We were thrilled to be recipients of a grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund for a two year […]

March Book Picnic Recommendations

On the first Wednesday of every month, GWL team members and volunteers share what we’ve read recently at our Book Picnic: Sambac Beneath Unlikely Skies by Heba Hayek CW: Eating […]