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Three books standing on a shelf with a plant. The books are New Daughters of Africa, edited by Margaret Busby, which has a black cover with a photo of a black woman looking directly at the reader, her hands clasped behind her head; Where the Wild Ladies Are, by Matsuda Aoko, a yellow cover with a dark abstract shape in the top half, and an illustration of the knees of two women in skirts sitting beside each other; Queenie, by Candace Carty-Williams, a deep pink cover with the head of a black woman in profile, her face not visible, and long braids pulled up into a bun.

Readers of Colour

27th October at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on 24th November, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on 15th December, 2021 at 6:00 pm

ONLINE: Join Readers of Colour online to discover and chat about poetry, fiction, and narrative non-fiction by women and non-binary writers of colour.

January Flow Tide (1961) by Joan Eardley, EU0070 © University of Edinburgh Art Collection/Estate of Joan Eardley

Joan Eardley: A Centenary of Lives and Landscapes

28th October, 2021 - 12th February, 2022

Joan Eardley (1921-1963) was one of Scotland’s most expressive twentieth century artists and is a firm favourite of Glasgow Women’s Library. To celebrate the centenary of Joan’s birth we’re thrilled to exhibit five striking artworks on loan from the University of Edinburgh Art Collection.

Open Book. Credit: GWL

Open Book

1st November at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

ONLINE: These vibrant and thoughtful Open Book creative writing sessions are back for Autumn led online by writer Beth Godfrey.

Story Café Special: Sister Earth

4th November at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

ONLINE: In these uncertain times, nature has become more important than ever to us as a source of calm, and healing. In this Story Café, we look to women’s writings and stories of action that celebrate our natural environment, from urban gardeners and wild walkers to women working together on issues of climate change and preserving and protecting our natural environment.

Glasgow Women's Library at 23 Landressy Street, Bridgeton

Warm Welcome

6th November at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on 6th November, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on 4th December, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on 5th February, 2022 at 12:00 pm

If you are new to GWL this is a relaxed way to find out about borrowing, volunteering, our collections, programmes and projects, and get a full tour and your questions answered. These drop in sessions are a great way to learn more about what goes on in the library.

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Bold Types Creative Writing Showcase

18th November at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

ONLINE: This year, we’re taking our Bold Types Creative Writing Showcase online again, and we’ll love you to join us! Prepare to be dazzled by our shortlisted writers, as they read out their stories and poems on this year’s theme – CELEBRATION.

Consciously Rising Exhibition

20th November, 2021 - 5th February, 2022

Consciously Rising is an exhibition of new print works created collaboratively and individually by a group of women who met regularly online during lockdown. The group used feminist consciousness-raising to facilitate discussions and each member drew on their own experience.

Three books standing on a shelf with a plant. The books are New Daughters of Africa, edited by Margaret Busby, which has a black cover with a photo of a black woman looking directly at the reader, her hands clasped behind her head; Where the Wild Ladies Are, by Matsuda Aoko, a yellow cover with a dark abstract shape in the top half, and an illustration of the knees of two women in skirts sitting beside each other; Queenie, by Candace Carty-Williams, a deep pink cover with the head of a black woman in profile, her face not visible, and long braids pulled up into a bun.

Readers of Colour

24th November at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 24th November, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on 15th December, 2021 at 6:00 pm

ONLINE: Join Readers of Colour online to discover and chat about poetry, fiction, and narrative non-fiction by women and non-binary writers of colour.

Glasgow Women's Library at 23 Landressy Street, Bridgeton

Warm Welcome

4th December at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 6th November, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on 4th December, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on 5th February, 2022 at 12:00 pm

If you are new to GWL this is a relaxed way to find out about borrowing, volunteering, our collections, programmes and projects, and get a full tour and your questions answered. These drop in sessions are a great way to learn more about what goes on in the library.

Open Book

6th December at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

ONLINE: These vibrant and thoughtful Open Book creative writing sessions are back for Autumn led online by writer Beth Godfrey.

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