Volunteers

Volunteer Story-Anabel

Inspired by the “Volunteer Profiles” which featured in the GWL newsletters published in the 1990’s and 2000’s, we’re introducing some of our current volunteers, to highlight how they support our work […]

Volunteer Story- Pauline

My involvement with GWL started almost 10 years ago when, encouraged by my daughter who is a friend of Wendy, I first visited the library. It quickly became part of my life, especially the Story Cafe which I help Wendy with and for which I now write a regular blog.

A photo of our volunteer Ashley - a white woman with long light brown hair and a grey cap on, smiling in front of the sea.

Volunteer Story – Ashley

Inspired by the “Volunteer Profiles” which featured in the GWL newsletters published in the 1990’s and 2000’s, we’re introducing some of our current volunteers, to highlight how they support our work […]

Glasgow Women's Library name badges on a green felt background. Names include Katie, Sue, Yvonne, Freya, Ren and Naomi amongst others.

Volunteer Story- Shalini

Inspired by the “Volunteer Profiles” which featured in the GWL newsletters published in the 1990’s and 2000’s, we’re introducing some of our current volunteers, to highlight how they support our work and why they do it. This is Shalini’s story….

Across and beyond my placement

Today, I would like to share with my audience the interesting things I am up and about in this beautiful, gorgeous place. On my first day here, the smell of […]

This is not a goodbye

On a decent snowy afternoon, I find my colleague’s keyboard tapping soothing. I love the sounds of many things. Like the keyboard, the shoes, the snapping of fingers, the rustled […]

Photograph of an anti-nuclear poster. Poster is advertising an activist meet up/ call to act to fight against nuclear waste and save Scotland's rural areas from nuclear development.

Green Growth from Seeds of Change: Green Events at GWL

In her third blog student placement Amelia takes a look back at Green Events at GWL over the last decade… Whilst trying to map environmentalism at Glasgow Women’s Library (GWL) […]

Detail of front cover of issue 29 of the GWL Newsletter, reading "Blooming! Seeds of change at GWL"

Green Growth from Seeds of Change: Introduction

Amelia is studying a Masters in Applied Gender Studies at Strathclyde University and completed her placement with us in April. Read her first in a series of blogs focusing on […]

A transformative summer: my volunteering experience at Glasgow Women’s Library

My name is Myriam, I was a student placement at Glasgow Women’s Library for the summer, ending today. I want to share my experience with you and maybe even motivate you to try it out for yourself!

#MeToo: An Interview With Professor Karen Boyle

In the summer of 2020 I wrote some blog posts for GWL based on my undergraduate dissertation on the #MeToo movement (you can read my first blog post here). Fast […]