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Our volunteers and staff recommend… Book Picnic of the month

Christmas is so close now, and we are sure that, just like us, you might be struggling with Christmas presents ideas. So why not get some inspiration through our new recommendations for the book picnic of this month? Angel de la Luna and the 5th Glorious Mystery by M. Evelina Galang  Angel has just lost […]

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Announcing Our Bold Types 2018 Winners!

We’re delighted to announce that the winners of our Bold Types: Scottish Women’s Creative Writing Competition 2018 are Meg Macleod and Jay Andrew.

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Ethical Gift Ideas from GWL

The festive season is fast approaching and we’ve put together a list of the perfect ethical presents that you can buy from your favourite library, museum and archive. All the items that are sold from our shop, both online and in the library, help to support our life-changing work. Not only do we celebrate women’s lives, […]

It’s A (New) Kinda Magic (Book Review)

“Children Of Blood And Bone” by Tomi Adeyemi (Paperback Macmillan 2018) YA FICTION  reviewed by Jay Andrew, Front of House volunteer A sister and a brother. A brother and a sister. A whole lot of magic. World building at its best – it effortlessly blends Nigerian and African culture and mythology/ religion into a whole […]

Volunteering Opportunities

We are looking for volunteers to join our team in the new year. Do either of these roles sound like they might be for you?

What to do if the police raid (English version), LESPOP, Lesbians and Policing Project poster, designed by Kris Black, c. 1985

Co-creating the Decoding Inequality Exhibition

We want to include you in unlocking the personal meanings of objects in our collections.

A Very Bold Promo!

If this blog interests you, join us for our Bold Types Showcase, and hear the shortlisted writers read from their work. An encouraging and creative evening of celebration!

He Mele A Hilo: A Hilo Song By Ryka Aoki

I have come to you in this dreary winter month to offer you a promise of sun and wonder as I take a few minutes to review the novel He Mele A Hilo, a sweet read sitting on the shelves of GWL, waiting for someone else to pick it up and share its warmth.

Our volunteers and staff recommend… Book Picnic of the month

The seasons go by, Christmas is coming, but our book picnic group remains. We are coming back to you now with wonderful book recommendations to help you deal with the cold that is settling! Classics, thrillers, magical and healing readings, as always, no recommendation is the same…

November’s Digital Book Group Read: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

Here is our new book of the month for our digital book group!