… About 21 Revolutions. Who doesn’t love to be read to? Being transported through surprising places, times and emotions is a joy at any time, and being read to by some of Scotland’s most prolific writers is truly a special experience. To mark Glasgow Women’s Library’s 21st Birthday in 2012, the Library commissioned 21 artists and 21 writers to […]
Since January 2020, two groups of women have been discovering the fascinating histories of forgotten Renfrewshire women as part of the Making Her Mark project. Here, group tutor Lil Brookes tells us about some of the discoveries they have made… “Making Her Mark” is about making women’s heritage significant to the story of Paisley and […]
As we all prepare to self-isolate in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, we are sharing some reading you can access for free at home to keep you company while you stay safe inside.
Over the next few weeks, we want to do as much as we can to create this sense of community online. That’s why we want to take our Seeing Things group online with #StillSeeingThings. We’ll be showcasing the work and exhibitions of organisations from around the world, as well as things from our own building.
A list of some of the new books you can find on our shelves, whether you want something to celebrate Women’s History month, or get you in the mood for spring – We’ve got you covered!
At Glasgow Women’s Library, we are monitoring the COVID-19, often referred to as coronavirus, situation very closely. Here we update you with our response to this growing concern.
Glasgow Women’s Library (GWL) is a unique treasure trove, which documents women’s history and struggle throughout society. Their archives, which deserve their own recognition, are home to numerous personal letters, photographs, reports and objects- all of which give us insight into the history of women’s lives and the gaps we have yet to fill. I […]
Just in time for International Women’s Day, and ahead of her event ‘Where Are the Women?’ at GWL on 14th March, we asked Sara Sheridan to name just a few of the women connected to Glasgow that she would call sheroes.
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Adele writes about her ‘productive pause’ in 2018/19, after 27 years as a volunteer and staff team member at GWL, to undertake a Clore Fellowship. You can get a flavour of the wide range of activities, visits and collaborations she undertook during a jam-packed seven months of intense learning. The Fellowship gave her time to think about her contribution to the GWL story and the other ways in which she had ‘lived her feminist life’, and what she might demand of herself going forward.