Open Book

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These vibrant and thoughtful monthly Open Book sessions are back in 2022. Read poems and short stories together as prompts for your own creative writing. Each session focuses on a theme such as Home, Grow and Transform, or Garden.

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Making Her Mark Exhibition at Kairos Women+

Kairos 16 Quarry Street, Johnstone

From residents of nineteenth century poorhouses to women who were writers and artists, this vibrant interactive exhibition reveals some of the stories uncovered by RAMH and Kairos Women+ who participated in the Renfrewshire based Making Her Mark project.

Making Her Mark: Creative Writing and Craft Workshop

Kairos 16 Quarry Street, Johnstone

Would you like to write about or create your own memento to a Renfrewshire women from history or a woman you know from your own life? Making Her Mark: Creative Writing and Craft Workshop, Friday 5th August, 12.30pm to 2.30pm, Kairos Women+ Paisley, 16+, Women only*, Free Making Her Mark Exhibition We’ll begin this Glasgow […]

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Warm Welcome

Glasgow Women's Library 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow

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.

One-Hour Women’s East End Heritage Walk

Glasgow's East End Glasgow

Our sell out women’s heritage walks, led by our volunteer tour guides, show Glasgow’s neighbourhoods in a new light, making visible the often hidden and overlooked contributions women have made to the city. Pick up a Stamp as you Stomp loyalty card when you attend a walk, do all 6 of our walks and get a very […]

Get Tickets £3.00 – £5.00

Misogyny and Other Monsters: A GWL Dungeons and Dragons Game

Glasgow Women's Library 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow

IN PERSON: 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.

Story Café Special: Sisters, Daughters, Wives, Resilient Lives

Glasgow Women's Library 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow

Kathryn Metcalfe, Lesley Traynor, Mairi Murphy and Morag Smith first met as a group in 2018. Intended as a chance for writers with family and caring commitments or who were unable to attend a writing group in the evenings, the group which gathered round the long table in the café of Paisley Abbey, built a rapport with one another, balanced critique with honest encouragement.

Over 55’s Women’s Heritage Bike Ride

Glasgow Women's Library 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow

Glasgow’s East End has plenty of bicycle related history: from the factory which produces the early bicycle, to the velodrome which hosted the Commonwealth Games. Follow our volunteer guides who’ll lead us at a gentle pace allow cycle paths with frequent stops to learn about some of the pioneers of women’s cycling.

Story Café

Glasgow Women's Library 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow

We’re delighted that our Story Café is back in person! Travel the world, one tale at a time, as we dip into stories and poems by some of the best women writers around.

Story Café Special: Bubbles, Parenting in the Pandemic

Glasgow Women's Library 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow

Bubbles is Laura Bissell’s compelling and honest account of her early experiences of motherhood, a journey that began in September 2018 with the birth of her daughter and which was, just over a year later, interrupted by the onset of coronavirus and the national lockdowns and global devastation that followed.