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Books on Women and Running, GWL Collection. Credit: GWL

New books for you to borrow

We have lots of new books, please come in to borrow them!

A stained-glass depiction of Saint Margaret of Scotland where she is depicted with a halo and surrounded by angels.

A long history: women in Scottish religion

My name is Ashley Thompson and I’m a current volunteer at GWL. When I’m not volunteering, I’m a history student whose passion is gender history, focussing on expressions of femininity […]

Cover of Your Jackie Guide To Slimming, featuring a teenage girl being carried in the arms of a mustachioed young man

Clearing out: What a weight to go!

Longtime GWL supporter and donor Shirley Henderson gives us food for thought in this blog post about a recent donation to our museum collections… My mum went to Glasgow’s ‘Dough […]

Green Growth from Seeds of Change: GWL has a Green Thumb!

Amelia shares some final reflections… Over the past 30 years Glasgow Women’s Library (GWL) has encouraged gardening as a fun pass time for women and also used it as a […]

Please share your stories of Transformation

As we mark 30 years of GWL we’re inviting people who have come into contact with GWL at any point in the past three decades to share the impact the […]

Green Growth from Seeds of Change: Green Events at GWL

In her third blog student placement Amelia takes a look back at Green Events at GWL over the last decade… Whilst trying to map environmentalism at Glasgow Women’s Library (GWL) […]

Ingrid Pollard: Carbon slowly turning

Reviewed by Caroline. When Carbon Slowly Turning, a new book that gives a stunning overview of artist and photographer Ingrid Pollard’s practice, spanning 40 years, arrived at Glasgow Women’s library […]

June Book Picnic Recommendations

On the first Wednesday of every month, GWL team members and volunteers share what we’ve read recently at our Book Picnic. This was our first Book Picnic in person in […]

Green Growth from Seeds of Change: In Conversation with the Green Cluster

Student Placement Amelia’s second blog on GWL’s work with the environment… The Green Cluster, at Glasgow Women’s Library (GWL), is a group of women at the library who aim to […]

Workshop Callout

GWL is exploring women’s health inequality with artist Olivia Plender and would love your input! Following on from her beautiful redesign of our community room, inspired by The Boston Women’s […]