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Glasgow Women’s Library

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October 2021

Joan Eardley: A Centenary of Lives and Landscapes

28th October, 2021 - 12th February, 2022

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.

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January Flow Tide (1961) by Joan Eardley, EU0070 © University of Edinburgh Art Collection/Estate of Joan Eardley

In Conversation with Ajay Close: What We Did in the Dark

Free
28th October at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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.

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Mapping Histories: Women of Dennistoun

Free
30th October at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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!

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November 2021

Open Book

Free
1st November at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

ONLINE: These vibrant and thoughtful Open Book creative writing sessions are back for Autumn led online by writer Beth Godfrey.

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Open Book. Credit: GWL

Decolonising Women’s Rights: Indigenous Perspectives

Free
1st November at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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.

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Story Café Special: Sister Earth

Free
4th November at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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.

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Warm Welcome

6th November at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on 6th November, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on 4th December, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on 5th February, 2022 at 12:00 pm

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.

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Glasgow Women's Library at 23 Landressy Street, Bridgeton

Making Her Mark Exhibition

17th November - 29th November

Discover new histories of Renfrewshire women uncovered by the Making Her Mark project at this remarkable exhibition!

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Women from the Making Her mark project participating in creative and research workshops

Consciously Rising Exhibition

20th November, 2021 - 5th February, 2022

Consciously Rising is an exhibition of new print works created collaboratively and individually by a group of women who met regularly online during lockdown. The group used feminist consciousness-raising to facilitate discussions and each member drew on their own experience.

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Garnethill, where radical seeds are sown

Free
23rd November at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

ONLINE: GWL and GSASA explore key questions including - how can radical arts projects endure? What do people want from a women’s library in the future? And what can institutions learn from the radical activities that have emerged from them?

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The library's first location in Garnethill, 1991

December 2021

Joan and Me: Creative Writing in Response to Joan Eardley

Free
1st December at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

ONLINE: In response to our exhibition marking the centenary of the birth of wonderful Scottish-based artist Joan Eardley, we’re delighted to offer three creative writing workshops.

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Warm Welcome

4th December at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 6th November, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on 4th December, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on 5th February, 2022 at 12:00 pm

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.

Find out more »
Glasgow Women's Library at 23 Landressy Street, Bridgeton

Open Book

Free
6th December at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

ONLINE: These vibrant and thoughtful Open Book creative writing sessions are back for Autumn led online by writer Beth Godfrey.

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Misogyny and Other Monsters: A GWL Dungeons and Dragons Game

11th December at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on 8th January, 2022 at 1:00 pm

One event on 12th February, 2022 at 1:00 pm

ONLINE: Dungeons and Dragons is a fantasy roleplaying game which combines collaborative storytelling and improvisation with the randomness of dice rolls. Dungeon Matron Becky has written this adventure with beginners in mind but more experienced players are also welcome.

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January 2022

Misogyny and Other Monsters: A GWL Dungeons and Dragons Game

8th January, 2022 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on 8th January, 2022 at 1:00 pm

One event on 12th February, 2022 at 1:00 pm

ONLINE: Dungeons and Dragons is a fantasy roleplaying game which combines collaborative storytelling and improvisation with the randomness of dice rolls. Dungeon Matron Becky has written this adventure with beginners in mind but more experienced players are also welcome.

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Joan and Me: Creative Writing in Response to Joan Eardley

Free
12th January, 2022 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

ONLINE: In response to our exhibition marking the centenary of the birth of wonderful Scottish-based artist Joan Eardley, we’re delighted to offer three creative writing workshops.

Find out more »

February 2022

Warm Welcome

5th February, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 6th November, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on 4th December, 2021 at 12:00 pm

One event on 5th February, 2022 at 12:00 pm

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.

Find out more »
Glasgow Women's Library at 23 Landressy Street, Bridgeton

Joan and Me: Creative Writing in Response to Joan Eardley

Free
5th February, 2022 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

ONLINE: In response to our exhibition marking the centenary of the birth of wonderful Scottish-based artist Joan Eardley, we’re delighted to offer three creative writing workshops.

Find out more »

Open Book

Free
7th February, 2022 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am

ONLINE: These vibrant and thoughtful Open Book creative writing sessions are back for Autumn led online by writer Beth Godfrey.

Find out more »
Open Book. Credit: GWL

Story Café Special: Joan Eardley

Free
10th February, 2022 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

ONLINE: To celebrate the centenary of Joan’s birth, we’ll be immersing ourselves in writing inspired by her life and work, and we’d love you to pull up a chair and join us.

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Misogyny and Other Monsters: A GWL Dungeons and Dragons Game

12th February, 2022 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 8th January, 2022 at 1:00 pm

One event on 12th February, 2022 at 1:00 pm

ONLINE: Dungeons and Dragons is a fantasy roleplaying game which combines collaborative storytelling and improvisation with the randomness of dice rolls. Dungeon Matron Becky has written this adventure with beginners in mind but more experienced players are also welcome.

Find out more »
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