A few months ago a former volunteer, Jenni, contacted us to let us know about a group of women setting up a women’s library in the Kurdish region of Iraq where she had spent some time volunteering. Would we like to make a connection? Of course, we did!
On the first Wednesday of every month, GWL team members and volunteers share what we’ve read recently at our Book Picnic. In the current climate, our Book Picnic takes place remotely, giving all of us some valuable social interaction and providing us with many excellent book suggestions… A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier Recommended by […]
Following their fascinating discussion at our first Open the Door event this year, we followed up with Amanda Thomson & Amy Gear to ask the last couple of audience questions we’d run out of time for.
We are so thrilled to have been able to welcome visitors back to GWL since 4th May, and our opening hours are currently limited to Tuesdays – Fridays, from 11am – 4pm. However, we will soon be extending our opening hours so that, hopefully, more of you will be able to visit us. From Saturday 29th […]
On April 1st, 2021 Engender, in partnership with fourteen women’s organisations across Scotland, organised the Hustings for Women’s Equality event where different party leaders of all political parties currently represented in the Scottish Parliament were invited to present their priorities for women in the next Scottish Parliament and to answer different questions from participants…
We are recruiting for two posts! If you’re interested in working at GWL, enjoy administration, and you’re passionate about supporting women, have a look at the job description!
The GWL building is reopening on Tuesday 4th May. We’re really looking forward to it! This week staff and volunteers have been busy at the building getting it ready for us to welcome visitors again. What do you need to know? Unless you are exempt please bring a face covering to wear while you’re here. […]
On the first Wednesday of every month, GWL team members and volunteers share what we’ve read recently at our Book Picnic. In the current climate, our Book Picnic takes place remotely, giving all of us some valuable social interaction and providing us with many excellent book suggestions… The Binding by Bridget Collins Set in a […]
Over the last few months Gender studies placement student Louise Sidey has been collecting oral accounts from some of the staff and volunteers at GWL as part of the exhibit, Collecting in The Time of Corona Virus. I set out to record an oral history of staff and volunteers at the women’s library because collecting […]