GWL at 30

A colour photograph of author Denise Mina with Melody House. They are standing facing the camera, in the background and out of focus is a view from Garnethill towards the west end of Glasgow. Denise is wearing a blue denim Levis jacket with a red t-shirt and Melody wears a green embroidered shirt under a dark green puffer jacket. Both are smiling.

Glasgow Women’s Library Garnethill Walking Tour with Denise Mina | Book Week Scotland 2021

This pre-recorded film is part of the 2021 Book Week Scotland Digital Festival. Join Crime writer Denise Mina and Glasgow Women’s Library volunteer Melody House on this special, conversational tour of the Glasgow Garnethill area. Denise’s debut novel Garnethill was named after this iconic location and the Glasgow Women’s Library have organised regular walking tours of Garnethill […]

Old photograph of a shop front in Garnethil with a a sign reading Women's Library in uneven text

GWL at 30

On this day in 1991, in a draughty little shopfront in Garnethill, Glasgow Women’s Library opened its doors for the first time. Now happily settled in our permanent home in Bridgeton, we are taking time over this anniversary year to ‘look back to move forward’.