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What we’re doing for COP26

In the lead up to and during COP26 we have a range of ways you can find out more about women’s role in tackling climate change and come together with others to learn and share experiences.

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Story Café Special: Literature Beyond Borders

Read about our first international Story Café Special: Literature Beyond Borders, as we celebrated the wonderful collaboration with T2F at PeaceNiche.

“We Now Know that We Can Do Anything!”

How Book Bunk and GWL have Thrived under the Pandemic Our ‘Thriving Through Covid’ Mistress Class brought us together again with our much-loved sister organisation Book Bunk, who are working […]

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GWL at 30

On this day in 1991, in a draughty little shopfront in Garnethill, Glasgow Women’s Library opened its doors for the first time. Now happily settled in our permanent home in Bridgeton, we are taking time over this anniversary year to ‘look back to move forward’.

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Announcing Women on the Wall

To mark our 30th birthday, we are pleased to launch a new fundraising initiative, Women on the Wall, to help us in our ongoing work towards building a sustainable, green future.

Autumn Programme: Events at a Glance

We’re excited to be launching our Autumn Programme of exhibitions and events! We have exhibition in the Library building and in Paisley and Johnstone. We will also have a few […]

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Glasgow Women’s Library is the only Accredited Museum in the UK dedicated to women’s lives, histories and achievements, with a lending library, archive collections and innovative programmes of public events […]

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Bold Types Scottish Women’s Creative Writing Competition

Be bold and submit your short stories and poems to our annual writing competition. We’re following Book Week Scotland theme’s this year – CELEBRATION – and we can’t wait to […]

Literature Beyond Borders: Pakistani Women Writers

Over these last months, we’ve had a wonderful time partnering with sister organisation The Second Floor (T2F) at PeaceNiche, who are based in Karachi, Pakistan. Their ground-breaking work is focussed on […]