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Doors Open Days at GWL

11th September - 17th September

Illustration by Rosemary Cunningham

We’re offering even more chances to get to know us, our space, and collections with tours every day of the week this Doors Open Days Festival!

Get to Know GWL tours (in English), Monday 11th September to Friday 15th September, 2pm, Thursday 14th September, 6pm, Saturday 16th September and Sunday 17th September, 3pm

Get to Know GWL tour (in Cantonese), Saturday 16th September, 2pm

Get to Know GWL tour (in Urdu), Sunday 17th September, 2pm

Opening the Doors to our Archive & Museum Stores (in English), Saturday 16th September, 1pm

Carnegie Transformed: Re-modelling a Library for the 21st Century (in English), Sunday 17th September, 1pm

Through the week we hold building tours each day at 2pm, and the weekend brings themed tours to give you a warm welcome in Cantonese and Urdu. Take a look inside the Archive & Museum Stores for a behind the scenes tour with our Collections team on Saturday 16th September, 1pm, and hold on to your hard hats for our ‘Carnegie Transformed’ tour, telling the story of recently completed remodeling works on this 1906 Category B listed Carnegie Library on Sunday 17th September, 1pm.

As ever, you are also welcome to visit in your own time over the week and at the weekend we’re open from 12pm to 4pm on both Saturday and Sunday.

We also have one of our very popular East End Women’s Heritage Walks on Saturday 16th September. To find out what else is on, please see here.


Part of the Doors Open Days festival and booking is not required for any of the tours. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis at the start of each tour.

Doors Open Days is coordinated nationally by the Scottish Civic Trust. It runs throughout Scotland every September as part of European Heritage Days. For more information see www.doorsopendays.org.uk . Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival is coordinated locally by Glasgow Building Preservation Trust. For more information see www.glasgowdoorsopendaysfestival.com



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Glasgow Women’s Library
0141 550 2267


GWL in Landressy Street
23 Landressy Street
Glasgow,G40 1BPUnited Kingdom
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0141 550 2267