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Our volunteers and staff recommend… Book Picnic of the month

The seasons go by, Christmas is coming, but our book picnic group remains. We are coming back to you now with wonderful book recommendations to help you deal with the cold that is settling! Classics, thrillers, magical and healing readings, as always, no recommendation is the same…

November’s Digital Book Group Read: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

Here is our new book of the month for our digital book group!

A french volunteer at GWL : the first two months of this adventure

Hello, I am Laura, a french newly graduated volunteer at Glasgow Women’s Library for four months. As two months already have passed (too) quickly, I wanted to make some kind of assessment of the previous weeks, to express how much GWL have already brought to me personally. If I have to be honest, it is […]

The Amazing Work of Scarlett Crawford

This blog gives information into the launch of the First Waves project by Scarlett Crawford that is being displayed at GWL.

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Job Vacancy: Development Worker

We are seeking a committed, creative individual who can embrace a new challenging role within our dynamic team. This new role will build on the innovative work taking place at Glasgow Women’s Library, and will be specifically focussed on adding capacity and working alongside both the GWL Collections Team (Museum Curator, Archivist and Librarian) and other staff team members developing and delivering the programming of events.

GWL’s Adele Patrick Embarks on a Clore Leadership Fellowship

GWL Creative Development Manager Adele Patrick is taking a sabbatical to embark on a Clore Leadership Fellowship. Here she tells us about the programme and what taking part means to her.

On Revolting Women, Revolting Interns

Hi everyone! I’m Katie, and I’ve been interning at GWL with the Edinburgh International Book Festival project. This blog post will be about our Revolting Women Takeover tent, which took place in the bookshop on George Street on the 23rd, 24th, and 25th of August. The three days we spent in the takeover tent were […]

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Take One Action Film Festival: Celebrating the women changing the world!

We are delighted to hear from Take One Action Film Festival’s Executive Director Tamara Van Strijthem as they launch their 11th film festival, which includes a fully booked event ‘Women Making Change’ at GWL later this month.

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Widening Access to Digital Resources Internship

Applications are now open for an internship we’ll be hosting later on in the year and into 2019 (6 months part time), funded by the Scottish Graduate School of Arts and Humanities. The programme is open to arts and humanities PhD students in Scotland, regardless of funding source. 

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Bold Types: Scottish Women’s Creative Writing Competition 2018

Be bold and submit your short stories and poems to Scotland’s only free creative writing competition for women. Our theme this year is Rebel.