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  • Camden Lesbian Centre and Black Lesbian Group: Collectives and communities

    When Camden Lesbian Centre opened its doors on Saturday 31st October 1987, it signalled the arrival of more than just a queer social venue – the Centre […]

  • My week of work experience

    In this post, Alina talks about her week of work experience.

  • October Book Picnic Recommendations

    On the first Wednesday of every month, GWL team members and volunteers share what we’ve read recently at our Book Picnic. In the current climate, our Book […]

  • Blog Series: Women’s History and Historical Fiction #3

    The final blog in a series exploring the role of historical fiction in highlighting the lives and contributions of women who have been forgotten or ignored.

  • So my journey begins a new chapter

    I am a mother of three children, a wife, a daughter, auntie – the list goes on. Life has always been busy, if not running an office, there was always […]

  • Fighting the Taboo of Menstruation on Archaeological Sites

    In celebration of National Period Day, this blog celebrates the progress being made within the professional heritage environment, to provide clean and safe […]

  • What we’re doing for COP26

    In the lead up to and during COP26 we have a range of ways you can find out more about women's role in tackling climate change and come together with others to […]

  • Gaada – Lukkie Minnie’s Foy

    This blog is written by GWL volunteer Beverly McFarlane in response to the Weemin’s Wark exhibition and collaborative project between Glasgow Women’s […]

  • NMRD Programme of the Month: October 2021

    It's the month of Halloween and as roller derby has always demonstrated, there is plenty of creativity and fun to be had in this sport whether a player or a […]

  • Story Café Special: Literature Beyond Borders

    Read about our first international Story Café Special: Literature Beyond Borders, as we celebrated the wonderful collaboration with T2F at PeaceNiche.

  • Memories of a Girl Unfolding

    As GWL embarks on our 30th anniversary celebrations, we’re delighted to share another blog post written by longtime supporter and donor Shirley Henderson. […]

  • “We Now Know that We Can Do Anything!”

    How Book Bunk and GWL have Thrived under the Pandemic Our ‘Thriving Through Covid’ Mistress Class brought us together again with our much-loved sister […]

  • GWL at 30

    On this day in 1991, in a draughty little shopfront in Garnethill, Glasgow Women's Library opened its doors for the first time. Now happily settled in our […]

  • Celebrating an Anniversary

    This is the first blog of a series in celebration of GWL's 30th anniversary. Find out more about highlights from the Library's past Newsletters.

  • Announcing Women on the Wall

    To mark our 30th birthday, we are pleased to launch a new fundraising initiative, Women on the Wall, to help us in our ongoing work towards building a […]

  • GWL- The Library for the Modern Woman

    After our whirlwind tour through the history of the Bridgeton Public Library, I think that the main take away from its story is that no matter what year we are […]

  • A Library for Modern Bridgeton?

    Whilst we have seen how the establishment of the library benefited the women of industrialising Bridgeton, how did the library modernise? In this blog post, we […]

  • Autumn Programme: Events at a Glance

    We’re excited to be launching our Autumn Programme of exhibitions and events! We have exhibition in the Library building and in Paisley and Johnstone. We […]

  • The Library as an Arena for Self-Expression

    ‘The main consideration should be to help those who will help themselves; to provide part of the means by which those who desire to improve may do so; to […]

  • The Women of Industrialising Bridgeton

    In our discourse on what it meant to be a woman during the period of industrialisation, we often find it hard to move beyond the idea of the woman in her […]


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  • Welcome Back to School!

    Welcome Back Kiddos, Parents, & Families! This year is going to be challenging. I’m not gonna lie. It’s gonna to be weird at first, a little anxious, […]

  • Summer Reading: Tails and Tales

    Hey Mountain Lions! Check out our Summer Reading Student Resource Course Canvas Page!  OR, if you’re a visitor here from outside our school – Welcome! […]

  • Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Resources

    Hey Mountain Lions! Check out our Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) Month Resources on our Student Resource Course Canvas Page!  OR, if you’re a […]

  • Calling all Creatives – Rainbow Vision!

    Rainbow Vision Literary Magazine ISO student submissions! “Rainbow Vision is specifically looking for material for our literary magazine that has an LGBTQIA+ […]

  • Got Curbside Books?

    Our MHMS Curbside Library Media Book Pick Up Program is Going Strong! HOW This Works: Hey Murray Hillers! As I’ve mentioned in my many Canvas messages and […]

  • MHTV Student News

    Hey Mountain Lions! Enjoy the latest MHTV News Show written, filmed, produced, edited and created by our talented #MHTVNews producers & staff! Closed […]

  • Back To School – Yes, We’re Virtually Awesome!

    Virtual Learning Fall 2020  Welcome Back to School! Well, hello! I’m so happy you’re here! This is a start of a school year unlike any we’ve ever […]

  • MHMS Metropolitan Newspaper COL Edition – Issue 6

    Our #MHMSMetro student run & #GTSeminar newspaper is available for download! Here is the latest issue! DOWNLOAD PDF: COL Issue 6.pdf

  • #MHTVNews: A Virtual TV Show for Teens by Teens

    Hey Mountain Lions! Enjoy the latest MHTV-COL News Show written, filmed, produced, edited and created by our talented #MHTVNews Producers & Staff!  […]

  • Summer Reading 2020

    It’s Summer Reading Time! Here’s the Howard County Middle School Summer Reading List!   Download the PDF and look for these titles! Middle School 2020 […]


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