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#WomanOfTheWeek bell hooks

This week’s #WomanOfTheWeek is bell hooks

This is Who We Are – A Warm Welcome

Whether you are a curious neighbour, someone with a research interest, a potential partner, donor or volunteer, we’d love to see you this Thursday 11th April 2019 from 6-7:30pm. Come and hear about about GWL, our history, values, collections and projects in a relaxed and informal setting and meet some of our lovely staff and […]

The New Poison: Facetune

Mhairi discusses Facetune, the app which allows everyone to nip and tuck their photos. And, analyses the effects it had on her and what it continues to do to celebs & influencers as well as the rest of society.

Creative response to the Artemisia Gentileschi self-portrait “Saint Catherine of Alexandria”

We’ve been so inspired by Artemisia Gentileschi’s self-portrait! Our volunteer and Bold Types Winner (Poetry) Jay Andrew wrote this poem, performed at the exhibition launch on 6th March 2019.

#WomanOfTheWeek Charlotte Perkins Gilman

This week’s #WomanOfTheWeek is Charlotte Perkins Gilman

A light pink cover has the title "Herland" written in large, red bold letters. Four women heads in black and white are painted among green leaves. and a person is sitting in a fetal position one the bottom of the cover.

Our volunteers and staff recommend… this month’s Book Picnic

The past week, the rain has been pouring and what better way to spend a rainy afternoon, than snuggling up under a blanket with a good book? The only challenge can sometimes be how to choose the right book, and for that you’re in luck! We have a great variety of recommendations this time around. […]

#WomanOfTheWeek Astrid Lindgren

This week’s #WomanOfTheWeek is Astrid Lindgren

If the Space Suit Fits: GWL Launch Space Outpost Mission

Glasgow Women’s Library today announced plans to take their Library, Museum and Archive to new heights with the launch of their Space Outpost Mission.

#FlashFictionFriday – A #FFF-ond #FFF-arewell #FFF-rom Sue.

Our #FlashFictionFriday elicited some wonderful humorous stories last week.  This week we are offering two images, both from the world of roller derby to tempt your creative appetite! Perhaps these images will tempt you to try writing a tiny story.  Don’t worry if you’ve never done any thing like this before – many of those […]

Event for Young Women

The Open Archive, Roller Derby event is a great and fun activity for young women to try out.