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Bout Programme: ARRG presents Fishnet Burns Night Highland Heathers vs Celtic Chaos

NMRD Programme of the Month: January 2021

As January sees Rabbie Burns day celebrated across Scotland, this programme seems a perfect fit for January’s object of the month. This particular bout is named after the fishnet rash that players often get from the viciousness and friction in the game.

Patterned fabric design for our GWL facemasks, in white on black with the 'Women in Profile' logo from GWL's precursor, a woman's head with short lines radiating outwards.

January Covid-19 Closures

In line with current Scottish Government law and guidance relating to Covid-19, the Glasgow Women’s Library building will now remain closed until at least 28th February 2021, but we’ll continue to deliver online events and bring you ways to get involved with our work digitally.

Hope/Fully Fear/Less: Part Two

Around about this time last year, as we came to the end of 2019, I reflected on the past decade at GWL as we looked forward to the next. When I wrote that Blog post, 2020: Hope/Fully Fear/Less  little did we know that the combination of fear and hope would play such central roles in […]

Patterned fabric design for our GWL facemasks, with different logos from GWL history in red, green and black on a white background.

Covid-19 Level Four Update

In line with the announcement made on 18th November by the Scottish Government that Glasgow is one of 11 Local Authorities in Scotland to move into Covid-19 Level Four restrictions, Glasgow Women’s Library is required to close our building to the public – we will therefore close at 4pm on Friday 20th November.

A photo of the front of GWL, with a blackboard sign saying 'Hello, Everyone Welcome' in front.

Glasgow Women’s Library: Open this Autumn

With Glasgow moving into Level 4 Covid-19 restrictions, the GWL building will be closed from 4pm on Friday 20th November.

Illustration of GWL's Story Cafe. Credit: Johanne Deffarges, 2020

Autumn Programme: Events at a Glance

This Autumn, we have a host of free online events for you to get involved with, including creative writing workshops, reading groups, exhibitions and more!

Several GWL facemasks on a wooden table - the facemasks have two different patterns, one in red, green and black on white, with different logos from GWL's history, and one in white on black with the 'Women in Profile' logo from GWL's precursor.

Re-opening Glasgow Women’s Library: The Countdown Begins…

Glasgow Women’s Library re-opens its doors to the public on Tuesday 1st September, and we are so excited – we’ve missed you all! The safety and wellbeing of our staff, volunteers and visitors is our top priority and we have worked hard to implement the necessary changes to be able to welcome you back.

Screenshot from GWL Covid-19 Safety Procedures video - our librarian opens a plastic box for a visitor to place a returned book into. They are both wearing facemasks.

Introducing ‘Select and Collect’ book borrowing

We’re delighted to be able to start lending books again, with our new ‘Select and Collect’ service, which you can start using from Wednesday 2nd September.

Bold Types Logo that shows a piece of paper with squiggles on it to represent text. The paper has another green rectangle behind it and next to this it says 'Bold Types'

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!

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!