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Saying Goodbye to GWL

Mhairi says her goodbyes to the library this week as she reflects on her experience as a whole here.

#WomanOfTheWeek Simone de Beauvoir

This week’s #WomanOfTheWeek is Simone de Beauvoir

#WomanOfTheWeek bell hooks

This week’s #WomanOfTheWeek is bell hooks

I just wanted to let you know… I feel excited and I feel grateful to Glasgow women’s library. To be able to read and practise and building confidence with reading and writing, to not be ashamed of it or feel embarrassed. GWL welcomed me with their open arms to help me move on and improve my skills.

Join our Adult Literacy Team!

Glasgow Women’s Library is seeking to recruit an Adult Literacy and Numeracy Tutor and Volunteer Support Worker.

Glasgow Women's Library at 23 Landressy Street, Bridgeton

We’re recruiting!

Glasgow Women’s Library is seeking to recruit a Facilities Management Officer.

This is Who We Are – A Warm Welcome

Whether you are a curious neighbour, someone with a research interest, a potential partner, donor or volunteer, we’d love to see you this Thursday 11th April 2019 from 6-7:30pm. Come and hear about about GWL, our history, values, collections and projects in a relaxed and informal setting and meet some of our lovely staff and […]

The New Poison: Facetune

Mhairi discusses Facetune, the app which allows everyone to nip and tuck their photos. And, analyses the effects it had on her and what it continues to do to celebs & influencers as well as the rest of society.

Creative response to the Artemisia Gentileschi self-portrait “Saint Catherine of Alexandria”

We’ve been so inspired by Artemisia Gentileschi’s self-portrait! Our volunteer and Bold Types Winner (Poetry) Jay Andrew wrote this poem, performed at the exhibition launch on 6th March 2019.

#WomanOfTheWeek Charlotte Perkins Gilman

This week’s #WomanOfTheWeek is Charlotte Perkins Gilman

A light pink cover has the title "Herland" written in large, red bold letters. Four women heads in black and white are painted among green leaves. and a person is sitting in a fetal position one the bottom of the cover.

Our volunteers and staff recommend… this month’s Book Picnic

The past week, the rain has been pouring and what better way to spend a rainy afternoon, than snuggling up under a blanket with a good book? The only challenge can sometimes be how to choose the right book, and for that you’re in luck! We have a great variety of recommendations this time around. […]