Glasgow Women's Library, Glasgow

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Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Library
Glasgow Women's Library is a public library, registered company and charity based in the Bridgeton area of Glasgow, Scotland. It is the only accredited museum dedicated to women's history and provides information relevant to women's culture and achievements. It tries to operate on feminist principles. The library was awarded Recognised Collection of National Significance to Scotland status in 2015, as the collection contains valuable resources pertaining to women and their lives. In 2018, it was shortlisted for Museum of the Year. The museum supplies and encourages training and education, as well as skill-sharing via volunteers and/or staff.
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  • Go - just go! Be enlightened, challenged, entertained, motivated and accepted - it’s all there. Calling all women - Go! It’s a haven.  more »
  • As well as hosting an important and thoughtfully curated archive, the GWL is a light-filled, bustling space with all kind of things going on, from temporary art exhibitions to book groups, film...  more »
  • Amazing, informative, positive place. Helpful staff. 👌⭐️
  • Glasgow Women's Library is a warm and welcoming space. The staff and volunteers were endlessly helpful and I could have browsed their excellent collection all day. They had a lovely exhibition in their event space when I visited and the newly renovated building is stunning. A Glasgow gem!

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