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Artwork by Clementine Thomas, looks to be a pennant flag in yellow rough materials with the work 'POM' '0810' and then 'ROBINSON' all in red printed on top.

Making Sparks: GSA Illustration exhibition

24th May - 30th July

Glasgow School of Art Illustration students have been mining the GWL collection to create new letterpress and collograph prints inspired by Muriel Spark's dark, humorous and lushly evocative works.

Eddi Reader by Yara Enslein Timmermann, Credit: Yara Enslein Timmermann

ZigZag’s Inspirational Women

16th June - 28th July

Which women do 5 to 14 year old artists look up to? Find out at this moving exhibition. Whether family heroine, community champion or famous celebrity, the ZigZag Arts Club's imaginative creations of their female role models are both powerful and charming.

Seeing Things goes to West End Festival

21st June at 6:30 am - 8:00 pm

Join the Seeing Things group for a visit of another library - the Hillhead Library - to listen to an interesting talk as part of West End Festival!

Story Café Special: Shamshad Ghani

21st June at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Hear from the wonderful Shamshad Ghani at this Story Cafe Special who will read from her new collection of poems, Shad Shamshad ji ki parodiyaan (Parodies with Shamshad).

Photograph of a table of Muriel Spark novels surrounding a piece of paper with the beginnings of a script written about a women coming to the library for Drama Queens.

Drama Queens: In Our Own Words

21st June at 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Experiment along with us as we adapt one of Muriel Spark’s short stories or novellas together for play writing fun.

Photograph of person reading a book entitled 'Plays for Today: Women'. The person is sitting in a cosy chair in GWL with shelves of books visible in the background.

Drama Queens: Play Reading For Pleasure

21st June at 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm

GWL’s Drama Queens give you thrills from the comfort of your chair as we read from and listen to plays from our collection.

Song books from our collection, ‘Out Loud!’ and ‘Sisters In Song’ Credit: GWL

Utter: Raise Your Voice

21st June at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This singing group with a difference brings together women of all ages and abilities to celebrate womanhood through the power of our collective voice.

Reading Group for Muslim Women Credit: GWL

Reading Group for Muslim Women

22nd June at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This reading group has as its focus books written by Muslim women or with topics of particular relevance to Muslim women today. Join us for lively conversations in a relaxed environment.

Creative Writing Credit: GWL

Creative Writing Support Group

26th June at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We have created space for writers to meet each other, share work in an encouraging atmosphere, support each other to hone writing skills, try out ideas and develop new projects.

Story Cafe Credit: Katy Owen

Story Café

28th June at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Reinvent your lunchtime at Story Café. Tales and poems from around the world, all washed down with tea and friendly chat! Why not pull up a chair and become part of the story.

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