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Film still from Bower of Bliss by Linder. Cinematographer Fatosh Olgacher

Bower of Bliss: The Next Chapter

7th March - 9th April

See the next chapter of Linder’s artist film ‘Bower of Bliss,’ first revealed as part of Linder’s Flag & Film commission at GWL for Glasgow International 2018.

POSTPONED: ‘Ways of Seeing’: Women and Photography in Scotland

2nd April at 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

How have women photographers in Scotland taken control of their own image? This symposium will reveal neglected stories of Scottish women in photography, including feminist social documentary photographer Franki Raffles, folklorist Margaret Fay Shaw and more.

Story Cafe. Credit: GWL

CANCELLED: Story Café

2nd April at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on 20th February, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 5th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 19th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 26th March, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 2nd April, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 7th May, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 14th May, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on 13th February, 2020 at 12:30 pm

Put a spring in your step at Story Café and hear stories and poems by women writers from around the world! From edge-of-your-seat espionage to tales of heart-warming tenderness, Story Café will spark your curiosity and freshen your perspective. 

Rosita McKenzie 'Shores of Freedom'. Credit: Rosita McKenzie

POSTPONED: ‘Ways of Seeing’: Women and Photography in Scotland Reception Event

2nd April at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We warmly invite you to an informal reception celebrating the 'Ways of Seeing' women's photography exhibition which is at the library for one day only before it’s showing at Tenement House.

A hand holds up a GWL Borrower Card bearing the GWL logo, a red circle with a green figure of a woman and an 'i' for information. There are bookshelves and an architect's model of the building behind.

Warm Welcome

4th April 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 7th June, 2020

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!

Credit: Charley Gavigan

POSTPONED: Story Café Special: Brave Your Day with Charley Gavigan

30th April at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

In this Story Cafe Special, Charley Gavigan will explore the power of stories to unite us in these uncertain times, and share insights from her own personal journey.

Performance Poet Courtney Stoddart. Credit: Courtney Stoddart

Find Your Words: Slam Poetry

30th April at 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

In this workshop, performance poet Courtney Stoddart will boost your skills and confidence while you experiment with slam poetry, whether you’re yet to write your first poem or you’re a slam regular!

A hand holds up a GWL Borrower Card bearing the GWL logo, a red circle with a green figure of a woman and an 'i' for information. There are bookshelves and an architect's model of the building behind.

Warm Welcome

2nd May at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until 7th June, 2020

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!

Story Cafe. Credit: GWL

Story Café

7th May at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Put a spring in your step at Story Café and hear stories and poems by women writers from around the world! From edge-of-your-seat espionage to tales of heart-warming tenderness, Story Café will spark your curiosity and freshen your perspective. 

Performance Poet Courtney Stoddart. Credit: Courtney Stoddart

Find Your Words: Slam Poetry

7th May at 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

In this workshop, performance poet Courtney Stoddart will boost your skills and confidence while you experiment with slam poetry, whether you’re yet to write your first poem or you’re a slam regular!

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