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Interregnum no. 1, laser cut puzzle bricks, cork and wool, by Sogol Mabadi, 2018. Credit: Iman Tajik

Home Where Home Is Not

24th June - 3rd August

Home Where Home Is Not is an ambitious exhibition by Glasgow-based artists Sogol Mabadi and Birthe Jorgensen reimagining fixed notions of home, and what it means to be of more than one place. This exhibition is across both GWL and Platform, Easterhouse.

Story Cafe Credit: Katy Owen

Story Café Special: aka Laura Grey, The Pantomime Girl

27th June at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

At this Story Café Special, GWL’s Donna Moore will talk about her work-in-progress about militant suffragette Lavender Guthrie: aka Laura Grey, Pantomime Girl.

Refugee Tales Volume II Book Cover. Credit: Comma Press

Refugee Tales: Readings with Jackie Kay and Sameena Zehra

27th June at 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon with Refugee Tales contributors Jackie Kay and Sameena Zehra, and listen to the stories of those who have suffered under the UK’s policy of indefinite detention, an issue which could not be more prevalent in today’s climate.

Seeing things

Refugee Tales with Seeing Things

27th June at 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Seeing Things for an afternoon with friend of Refugee Tales Sameena Zehra, and listen to the stories of those who have suffered under the UK’s policy of indefinite detention, an issue which could not be more prevalent in today’s climate.

Women Making It Scrapbooking. Credit: GWL

Women Making It

28th June at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until 24th August, 2019

Join us for a range of GWL’s bitesize learning including scrapbooking, badge making, film screenings and much more. Friendly and relaxed drop-in sessions, perfect if you're new to the Library!

Stories of Belonging Hopscotch. Credit: Paria Goodarzi

Stories of Belonging

29th June at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us to celebrate Refugee Festival Scotland with an afternoon of spoken word and performances by local refugee groups on the theme of Belonging.

Women photographed on the Women’s Heritage Walks. Credit: Katy Owen

Women of the Merchant City

29th June at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Scandal, vice, radicalism, regeneration and revival… Discover another side to this area as we retrace the footsteps of women who gave birth in the Maternity Hospital on Rottenrow and picture ourselves as the jury in a sensational Victorian murder trial in an arsenic poisoning case.

The New Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women Book Cover

The New Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women

4th July at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Hear from the editors of The New Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women as they discuss the making of the second edition, published in 2018, and talk about the detailed portraits of several Scottish women featured in the book.

Glasgow Women’s Library Banner, created by Fiona Jack. Credit: GWL

Warm Welcome

6th July at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until 8th September, 2019

GWL Warm Welcome drop-in days take place on the first Saturday of every month. If you are new to GWL this is a friendly relaxed way to find out about borrowing, volunteering, our programme and collections. We’d love to welcome you here!

Women photographed on the Necropolis Walk. Credit: Katy Owen

Necropolis Women’s Heritage Walk

7th July at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Who were the women buried in the Necropolis? Join our ever popular guided tour of this Victorian cemetery to find out…

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