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Anne Pia Story Café Special. Credit: Jeanette Lang

Story Café

28th February at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating until 31st May, 2019

Story Café is great if you’re new to reading, are struggling to find the time to read, or just want to sit back, relax and enjoy listening to stories and poems being read aloud.

Reading group for Muslim women photographed with the book ‘A Broken Half’ by Sehar Abdul Aziz. Credit: GWL

Reading Group for Muslim Women

1st March at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Reading group for Muslim Women brings together women interested in books written by Muslim women or with a focus on women’s issue. 

Glasgow Women's Library at 23 Landressy Street, Bridgeton

Warm Welcome

2nd March at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until 3rd June, 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 relaxed way to find out about borrowing, volunteering, our programme and collections.

Open Book Credit: GWL

Open Book

5th March at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Read poems and short stories together as prompts for your own creative writing - perfect for seasoned writers and beginners alike.

Anne Pia Story Café Special. Credit: Jeanette Lang

Story Café Special: Artemisia Gentileschi

7th March at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Story Café is great if you’re new to reading, are struggling to find the time to read, or just want to sit back, relax and enjoy listening to stories and poems being read aloud.

Nadine Aisha Jassat, Credit: Rob McDougall

‘Let Me Tell You This’ Launch with Nadine Aisha Jassat

7th March at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Award-winning poet Nadine Aisha Jassat launches her debut poetry collection Let Me Tell You This at Glasgow Women’s Library.

Threads of Life. Credit: Courtesy of Clare Hunter and Sceptre Publishing

Threads of Life: Clare Hunter and Janice Forsyth in Discussion

9th March at 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

This is an introduction to Clare Hunter’s first book Threads of Life, an exploration of the significance of sewing through time and across cultures.

Hitherto Unknown looking at GWL zine archives Credit: Hitherto Unknown

Hitherto Unknown Research Workshop

9th March at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join National Library of Scotland curators and the Hitherto Unknown team to consider the challenges of archiving non-paper texts, including film footage and web publications. Inspired by writer and social activist, Tillie Olsen, this is part of an ongoing series of research workshops across Glasgow that aim to uncover writers and stories silenced by the barriers of gender, class and race.

Drama Queens, Creative Sparks: The Abbess of Crewe. Muriel Spark's book The Abbess of Crewe.

Story Café Special: Muriel Spark

14th March at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Story Café Special: Hear about GWL’s Drama Queens’ adaptation of Muriel Spark’s The Abbess of Crewe

Elizabeth Taylor’s Farming Diary from the 1940s. Credit: GWL

Creative Writing For Fearties: Dear Diary…

16th March at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Creative Writing for Fearties: Read between the lines of women’s diaries in our collection to create your own fiction and poetry.

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