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.
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!
We’ve got a host of exciting events taking place online this Summer and we’d love for you to join us!
Since the closure of the GWL building on 19th March due to Covid-19, all GWL Staff Team members have been working from home to rethink and reshape our events and activities into digital formats, continue to support our volunteers and Adult Literacy learners, and work together as a team, with our Board of Directors, to plan as far as we can for the future.
Our usual programme of guided Women’s Heritage Walks hasn’t gone ahead, but that shouldn’t stop you from getting to know your area through the lives of women. We’ve got some inspiration and resources to get you started…
While our building must remain closed, and we are unable to programme our usual array of innovative events, exhibitions and projects to bring to you in real life, our digital doors are open so that you can still enjoy being part of our GWL community. We are also working together as a team, with our Board of Directors, to plan as far as we can for the future, and for the time when we can welcome people back safely to our beautiful building.
As an intersectional feminist museum, Glasgow Women’s Library works to highlight and redress structural inequalities, ensure that real lived experiences are reflected in our collections, and enact change.
We unequivocally stand in solidarity against racism, oppression and inequality.
I love poetry because it makes you hear words and see life in a new way. You can read or listen to a poem in a few minutes and then take it with you in your head to think about. You can read it again and maybe something you didn’t notice the first time jumps […]
While our physical doors are shut, our digital doors are well and truly open as we continue to rethink and reshape our events and activities, and inspire people through our unique collections – and so you can continue to enjoy GWL digitally and via our social media platforms.
One of the highlights of our Open the Door digital festival from 18th to 22nd May 2020 will be GWL’s first ever digital poetry slam. Although the deadline for main slam entries is now past, we are still taking entries to our ‘calm slam’ for beginners (deadline 8th May). In this blog, performance poet extraordinaire […]