Glasgow Women's Library

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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.
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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.

Reviews & features

The Hot 100 2018: #1 Glasgow Women's Library

1 Nov 2018

Glasgow Women's Library have been quietly going about their business for nearly 30 years. We pay tribute to this year's Hot 100 number one

As the only accredited museum dedicated to women's history in the UK, Glasgow Women's Library is more than a library, is not just for women and reaches out far beyond its base in the east end of Glasgow.

Glasgow Women's Library for Museum of the Year

2 Jul 2018

A few reasons why we're flying the flag for GWL

This Thursday the Art Fund will announce the winner of 2018's Museum of the Year. There are five nominees vying for the £100,000 prize; Brookland's Museum in Weybridge, Feren's Art Gallery in Hull, The Postal Museum in London, Tate St Ives and Glasgow…

#MyMuseum: Glasgow Women's Library shortlisted for the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2018

7 Jun 2018

Adele Patrick tells us more about their nomination for the prestigious prize

The Glasgow Women's Library has been recognised for its achievements and innovations by being shortlisted for the prestigious Art Fund Museum of the Year 2018. The £100,000 prize, supported by the Art Fund, is designed to seek out exceptional museums in…