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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.
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.
ONLINE: Ajay Close’s latest novel, What We Did in the Dark, is a compelling portrait of trail-blazing Glasgow writer Catherine Carswell, as she fights for her freedom – and her life. Join Ajay in conversation to hear the-story-behind-the-story.
Do you have stories to share about Dennistoun? Have you lived there for years or are you new to the neighbourhood and would like to learn more about it? Join Glasgow Women’s Library and Lingo Flamingo in celebrating and discovering the histories and heritage of women of Dennistoun in this laid-back, interactive, story sharing and map making workshop!
ONLINE: These vibrant and thoughtful Open Book creative writing sessions are back for Autumn led online by writer Beth Godfrey.
ONLINE: Sikowis Nobiss, Plains Cree/Saulteaux and founder of Great Plains Action Society, will speak at GWL during her Scotland tour, where she will be an important voice on indigenous rights at COP26. Sikowis is active in Native American politics, protection of rights, climate change mitigation, justice and fairness in representations in popular culture and cultural festivals.
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.
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.
Discover new histories of Renfrewshire women uncovered by the Making Her Mark project at this remarkable exhibition!
Would you like to create your own memento to a Renfrewshire women from history or a woman you know from your own life? We’ll begin this Glasgow Women’s Library workshop with a guided tour of the Making Her Mark exhibition, tell you a bit about how it was developed and then have fun with crafts!