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Horse MacDonald, Joyce McMillan, Rosina Bosina, Remzije Sherifi, Sam Ainsley, Jo Clifford, Myrtle Simpson - Outstanding Women of Scotland Inductees 2017

Nominate Your ‘Outstanding Women of Scotland’ 2018

Nominations are now officially open for the ‘Outstanding Women of Scotland’ 2018 awards. Celebrating exceptional women from all walks of life and Scotland’s unsung heroines since 2015, the ‘Outstanding Women of Scotland’ programme is a partnership between the Saltire Society and Glasgow Women’s Library.

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Our most recent Book Picnic took place on Friday 20th and as usual was filled with exciting new recommendations.

Seeing Things: Claire Heminsley and House for an Art Lover

See some of the photos taken by the Seeing Things group on their recent visit to House for an Art Lover!

Lindy West

Events to Shout About

We are extremely excited to have two wonderful additions to our current programme with two fantastic women! Susan Calman and Lindy West launch their new books at GWL.

What’s On this Summer at GWL

Check out all the wonderful activities we have at the Library this summer!

Girls on Film

Glasgow Women’s Library invites you to come join a new film project for young women!

Black History Month at GWL

  It’s Black History Month and here at the GWL we’ve got a display celebrating a range of writing by black women. You can enjoy the beautiful words of the late Maya Angelou, or some of the less well-known (but no less brilliant) literary works of Alice Walker. There are also powerful feminist discussions, such as Ain’t […]

Podcast: Dragon’s Pen 2013 Winners

Hear the winning Dragon’s Pen entries from 2013 in this free downloadable podcast.

GWL Sept to December 2014 Programme Cover

What’s On at GWL this Autumn and Winter

From Teknowomen of Sci Fi to Drama Queens in the March of Women, we have a jam packed calendar this Autumn/Winter.

A selection of Badges from Badges of Honour

Badges of Honour Exhibition May 1-30

Right now Glasgow Women’s Library are showcasing a fascinating array of badges for the Badges of Honour project. While this will explore the political and social significance of badge-wearing, it will also tell the more personal stories behind it. There are many reasons why people wear them: to some it is about identity and to others…