Oh how the holidays come and go- I spent my time on the sofa getting through Swansong by author Kerry Andrew; her first novel, an adaption of a Scottish ballad. I won’t spoil any twists or turns so don’t be frightened! Enclosed are simply my thoughts on the book.
Kirsty became our first Visual Communication Resident in 2015 and has continued to work with us ever since. Here she shares some of the projects she worked on and what the residency meant for her. You can see more of Kirsty’s work at www.kirstymcbride.co.uk Being Communication Designer in Residence at Glasgow Women’s Library was […]
Our Space, Our Place: Creating Ecofeminism Glasgow Women’s Library Saturday 30th March 2019 10am-4pm Global ecological activism is built on the work of women. Yet the value of women’s environmental campaigning and action often remains invisible. Our Space, Our Place: Creating Ecofeminism, a partnership between researchers at universities […]
I suppose that being drawn to reflect upon the past year is natural as we start to close up our wonderful Library for the festive period. As 2018 dawned, I truly didn’t think that it could have topped recent years, during which we embarked on renovation works, won multiple awards, welcomed more people through our doors than ever before and delivered incredibly exciting programmes of events. But as it turned out, 2018 was epic.
“I’m looking forward to exploring ways of learning and educating outside school, and the student teacher relationship. By working with the National Project and getting to know the Lifelong Learning Programme, I will hopefully be closer to an answer to that question by the end of my internship.” I wrote these lines almost three month […]
Our intern Lisa tells us about her involvement in GWL’s Bold Types writing competition. When I applied for my internship at GWL last spring, I was told that one thing I would be doing was to be a first round judge for a creative writing competition. At that point I had absolutely no idea […]
While unveiling the newest addition to the national collection, the National Gallery also revealed some exciting plans for her future that we’re delighted to be a part of.
Here are my thoughts on The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton. It’s the perfect world to jump in to if you’re craving to be somewhere other than here and somewhere a bit more exciting.
‘Find Your Place’ by Katalina Watt was written during the Autumn series of ‘Secret Garden’ creative writing workshops, run by Glasgow Women’s Library in partnership with Edinburgh Art Festival.
With the holidays just around the corner, GWL volunteer Jenn shares some of her favourite tips and tricks for a more sustainable and eco-friendly holiday season.