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

Glasgow Women's Library at 23 Landressy Street, Bridgeton

Boiler Update: Temporary Opening Hours

From Monday 18th November until we open again in the new year (on Monday 6th January 2020), we will now be closed on Mondays and Fridays and we will have reduced opening hours on Thursdays.

#WomanOfTheWeek Ece Temelkuran

Follow our #WomanOfTheWeek campaign to discover more about incredible women writers from around the world.

My Time at GWL

Lily spent three months volunteering with us at the start of 2019.  In this post she reflects upon that experience.

Saying goodbye to GWL (for now)

In this blog post, Danish intern Ida shares her thoughts on what it’s been like working with GWL for the last three months.

The old boiler! It looks like four orange boxes arranged two on top the other.

Boiler Watch

Read this post for updates on the replacement of our boiler, including a building closure on Saturday 9th November.

Programming Folders. Credit: GWL

This Is Who We Are – Routes into GWL Programmes

In Summer 2019 Laura and Katie, Production Coordinators, hosted a ‘This Is Who We Are’ event talking about some of the ways that events, exhibitions and projects proposed by partners can become part of the Glasgow Women’s Library programme. Below you’ll find information on GWL’s work, especially in relation to events and exhibitions, and how […]

Connect and Create writing materials. Credit: GWL

The Distant Bodies E-Zine

We’re thrilled to share The Distant Bodies, an online e-zine made by Glasgow Women’s Library’s Summer Create and Connect Group, 2019

Inside one of the archive stores at GWL. Credit: GWL

Access to the Archive and Museum collections

Our archive and museum collections will be closed to researchers from 11th October to 4th November 2019.

Image of a decorated piece of recycled cardboard. Stickers in the centre of the cardboard spell out the hashtag GWL Digital Reads. In the top left-hand cornern is a cut out logo of the Glasgow Women's Library. In the bottom right corner is a round sticker with an illustration of two hands holding an open book with a red cover. The sticker reads fully booked in turquoise.

Podcast: Dina Nayeri Interview

GWL Digital Reads bring you a podcast with Dina Nayeri, author of The Ungrateful Refugee.

Seeing Things trip to “Claiming Back the Narrative”

Seeing Things is a group that meet up to see art, performances and cultural events put on by women across Glasgow and beyond. We think it’s more fun to go to see things together, and we usually have a cup of tea or coffee afterwards.  Our trips are always free. It would be great if you […]