Glasgow Women's Library

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Glasgow Women's Library is a provider of information by and about women. It is a popular meeting place for women and its creative, supportive environment acts as a catalyst for projects, friendships and laughter.

Venue Type:

Library, Archive, Museum

Opening hours

Library is open Monday to Friday 10am to 4.30pm

Admission charges

Free

Discounts

  • Museums Association
Getting there

The Library is just around the corner from Bridgeton Cross – you can reach the Library on Landressy Street from London Road, or on foot from James Street.

Getting to us by bus
Take the 18, 43, 46, 64, 65, 164, 263 or 2 to London Road/Bridgeton Cross

For information on bus services call:
First Glasgow: 0141 423 6600
Glasgow Citybus: 0141 954 2255
Scottish Citylink Coaches: 08705 505050

Getting to us by train
The closest railway station to the Library is Bridgeton station – take the low-level train from Glasgow Central.

For more information about trains visit the Scotrail website

Getting to us by bicycle
Cycling Route 75 follows the Clyde to Glasgow Green which is a 3 minute ride from Landressy Street along cycle paths.

What will you find at the Library?
The Library collection comprises information broadly in the following sections: reference, reports, work, education, politics, feminist theory, history, violence against women, abuse, pornography issues, prostitution, lesbian lives and cultures, young women, women of colour, women in global contexts, myth, goddesses and religion, travel, peace and war, sport, fiction, poetry, literary theory, autobiographies and biographies, drama, art, architecture and older women.

Collection details

Architecture, Law and Order, Literature, Religion, Social History, World Cultures, Archives, Film and Media, Costume and Textiles, Design, Music, Performing Arts, Photography

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
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The Open Archive: Tracing Stories in the East End

  • 24 February 2018 1-3pm

Chart the twists and turns of the lives of three generations of women in one family at this Open Archive led by our Community Curators.

Our records give vivid impressions of life in the East End from the perspective of a nun, a Post Office worker, a housewife, a power loom weaver and a cleaner at Belvidere Fever Hospital.

The Open Archive: Tracing Stories in the East End, Saturday 24th February, 1pm to 3pm
Trace their lives in the city with our interactive map and delve into a wealth of material including this local family’s photos, papers and belongings, to see how their stories speak to women’s experiences across the decades.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

https://womenslibrary.org.uk/event/the-open-archive-tracing-stories-in-the-east-end

Getting there

The Library is just around the corner from Bridgeton Cross – you can reach the Library on Landressy Street from London Road, or on foot from James Street.

Getting to us by bus
Take the 18, 43, 46, 64, 65, 164, 263 or 2 to London Road/Bridgeton Cross

For information on bus services call:
First Glasgow: 0141 423 6600
Glasgow Citybus: 0141 954 2255
Scottish Citylink Coaches: 08705 505050

Getting to us by train
The closest railway station to the Library is Bridgeton station – take the low-level train from Glasgow Central.

For more information about trains visit the Scotrail website

Getting to us by bicycle
Cycling Route 75 follows the Clyde to Glasgow Green which is a 3 minute ride from Landressy Street along cycle paths.

Glasgow Women's Library
23 Landressy Street
Bridgeton
Glasgow
Strathclyde
G40 1BP
Scotland

Website

www.womenslibrary.org.uk

E-mail

info@womenslibrary.org.uk

Telephone

0141 550 2267

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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