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September 2019

Rose Frain Survey Works

7th September - 5th October

See selected works and new works by artist Rose Frain in this exhibition which is installed throughout the library.

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Rose Frain Survey Works. This Time in History; What Escapes/Afghanistan, 2017 (detail: Burka). Photo: Severin Carrell. ©Rose Frain

Doors Open Days at GWL

16th September - 22nd September

New to us, or haven’t visited in a while? We’re participating in Glasgow Doors Open Festival again this year with building tours in English and Urdu, as well as behind the scenes peeks into our Archive and Museum Stores!

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Inside one of the archive stores at GWL. Credit: GWL

East End Women’s Heritage Walk

22nd September at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

As part of Doors Open Festival, this free East End Heritage Walk focuses on some of the achievements and struggles of the resourceful and industrious women of Bridgeton and Calton, and explores the radical nature of the area which gave birth to them.

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Photo of women outside the Templeton Building on the East End Women's Heritage Walk

Create and Connect Showcase

24th September at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hear work from new members of our Edinburgh Creative Writing group in a magical evening of poetry, prose, and storytelling!

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Create and Connect Credit: GWL

Readers of Colour

25th September at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until 26th September, 2019

Come along to our Edinburgh reading group to discover and chat about new women writers of colour.

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Books by Women Writers of Colour at Glasgow Women's Library

Story Café Special: Open Scroll (開卷) with Ricefield Arts

Free – £2
26th September at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

It’s a huge pleasure to welcome Ricefield Arts to Story Cafe, to celebrate the words of Chinese women writers including Lo Mei Wa and Yan Ge.

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Collection at Ricefield Arts Chinese Library. Credit: Ricefield Arts
Young Muslim women share their thoughts about relationships. in Women Making Choices. Credit: University of Sheffield

Women Making Choices

26th September at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Glasgow Women’s Library, 23 Landressy Street
Glasgow, G40 1BP United Kingdom
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See a screening of stories written and told by young British Muslim women following creative writing workshops at GWL, exploring the complexity of personal relationships. 

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Reading Group for Muslim Women, May 2017. Credit: GWL

Reading Group for Muslim Women

27th September at 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Scotland Street Museum, 225 Scotland St
Glasgow, G5 8QB
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At this Reading Group for Muslim Women we'll be gathering at Scotland Street Museum to watch a film screening together, followed by discussion.

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Disruption is Fertile: How Ecofeminism is Rooting for Change

Free – £2
28th September at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Explore how feminism shapes environmentalism and consider whether climate chaos calls for radical action and, if so, on whose behalf, in Take One Action's talk and workshop event.

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Take One Action at GWL, 2018. Credit: Take One Action

October 2019

Open Book

Free – £2
1st October 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.

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Open Book Credit: GWL
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