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

Spanish writers and reflections from Laura

Just before we went into lockdown in March, we were lucky enough to have Laura, a Spanish researcher, on placement from Spain.  During her time with us, she introduced us to some wonderful Spanish writers at our weekly Story Cafe (and treated us to some delicious Spanish snacks too!). Laura’s been kind enough to share […]

Book Picnic Recommendations-August 2020

Our monthly Zoom meet ups to discuss what we’ve been reading are one of the ways our team of staff and volunteers have stayed connected through lockdown.  We always enjoy hearing what others recommend and hope you will too!

The #MeToo Movement: Where Now?

Now that the #MeToo movement has increased awareness of gender inequality and the overall sexual objectification of women, where do we go from here?

Green Learning

We’d like to share with you what has been recently been shaping our thinking about climate justice, carbon reduction and our role in caring for our environment.

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Bold Types: Scottish Women’s Creative Writing Competition

Be bold & submit your short stories and poems to our Bold Types creative writing competition. Our theme this year is Future, and we’d love to see where it takes you!

Masculinity and the #MeToo Movement

A key theme which seemed to play a significant role in the backlash towards the #MeToo movement was the concept of masculinity, which I will be discussing today.

Seeing things

#Still Seeing Things May 2020: Frida Kahlo, Artemisia and more

We have taken Seeing Things online and despite the fact we’re staying at home we’re #StillSeeingThings and showcasing the work of women creatives from around the world.

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#Still Seeing Things June 2020: Maud Sulter & Sheila Hicks

We have taken Seeing Things online and despite the fact we’re staying at home we’re #StillSeeingThings and showcasing the work of women creatives from around the world.

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#Still Seeing Things April 2020: Linder, Tanoa Sasraku, Judy Chicago, Dorothea Lange

We have taken Seeing Things online and despite the fact we’re staying at home we’re #StillSeeingThings and showcasing the work of women creatives from around the world.

Our Summer Programme!

We’ve got a host of exciting events taking place online this Summer and we’d love for you to join us!