Glasgow Women's Library

Glasgow Women's Library
23 Landressy Street, Glasgow, G40 1BP
  • Telephone 0141 550 2267
  • Opening times Mon–Wed & Fri 9.30am–5pm; Thu 9.30am–7.30pm; Sat noon–4pm; individual events may vary.
  • Email
  • Website www.womenslibrary.org.uk
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Glasgow Women's Library

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Glasgow Women’s Library is the only resource of its kind in Scotland. As well as a lending library, they house a treasure trove of historical and contemporary artifacts and archive materials that celebrate the lives, histories and achievements of women. They support women in Scotland through a range of services and programmes and host over 200 events and activities each year.

If arriving by bus take the 18, 43, 46, 64, 65, 164, 263 or 2 to London Road/Bridgeton Cross. The closest railway station to the Library is Bridgeton station and the website offers a range of cycling routes from various locations across the city.

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Bold Types: Scottish Women's Creative Writing Showcase

Hear the shortlisted writers from our Bold Types creative writing competition read their stories and poems in front of our wonderfully supportive and encouraging panel of judges: acclaimed short story writer and novelist Anne Donovan; writer and intersectional feminist Sim Bajwa; Zoe Strachan, award-winning writer and…

Thu 30 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 550 2267

Part of Book Week Scotland.

Collect: if present Women of Colour in Literature

Join Collect: if members as they discuss women of colour in literature, breaking into the industry and creating their works. Collect: if member Nyla Ahmad will interview Safina Mazhar, writer of the Power of Four series. To open the event, we will have readings from young women of colour at the beginning stages of their…

Sat 2 Dec

Free but ticketed / 0141 550 2267

Part of Book Week Scotland.

Herland: Alter Native Burns

An alternative Burns Night with song and storytelling in Gaelic and Scots from female creatives.

Fri 26 Jan 2018

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 550 2267

Story Café Special: Lesley O'Brien

Prepare to be spellbound by local storyteller and musician Lesley O’Brien. Born and brought up in the East End of Glasgow, Lesley has travelled all over the world, exploring her passion for stories, and her belief that they can touch body, heart and soul.  Lesley will be weaving nourishing tales of food, friendships and…

Thu 30 Nov

Free but ticketed / 0141 550 2267

Part of Book Week Scotland.

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