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Newsletter Winter 2016

Download our quarterly Newsletter for Winter 2016, full of news, reviews and the latest feminist event listings.

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Book Review of ‘Eileen’ and ‘The Lesser Bohemians’

Two great books by women published this year Eileen Ottessa Moshfegh, (Jonathan Cape, 2016) The Lesser Bohemians, Eimear McBride (Faber, 2016) I looked like a girl you’re expect to see on a city bus, reading some clothbound book from the

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October 2016 E-Bulletin

Find out what the Library are up to here in our October bulletin – events, volunteering opportunities and our latest exciting news!

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cpd25 visit the Feminist Library

cpd25 visit the Feminist Library Review by Rachel Telfer, cpd25 Coordinator On the 6 July 2016 cpd25, the staff training and development programme of the M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries, arrived for a tour of the Feminist Library on Westminster

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OKRS Opportunity

Donate to the OKRS crowdfunder HERE Our quest to secure our future is far from over, so we need your support now more than ever. Given market conditions in London, our search for new premises has been very difficult,

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Feminist Library Survival Song

This brilliantly reworked version of Gloria Gaynor’s classic song was unveiled at our benefit on 2nd July. Sing along to the video below and feel free to perform it at any other feminist occasion. Once I was a book I

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Summer Benefit Photos

We were so excited by our Summer Benefit on 2nd July. We want to thank all our enthusiastic supporters: the performers who kept us entertained from 2 to 10pm throughout the building, the stallholders who displayed such interesting material, our

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Anti Gentrification Month – Call Out

Organisations in London we invite you to be part of Anti-Gentrification Week – a week-long celebration of our communities and our spaces, and a protest against the attempts to push us out of them. How can you get involved? We

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Open Call for Submissions in response to the work of Astra Blaug

The Feminist Library is looking for submissions by poets, writers and artists in response to the life work of feminist artist, activist and poet Astra Blaug (1927-2015), towards an event at the South London Gallery (SLG) on Wednesday 15 June,

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Victory as the Feminist Library given another 6 months – the search for a new home continues!

A massive thank you to the 16,000 supporters who signed our petition; to the 100 who read out loud from feminist books, supporting us at our demonstration on February 24th outside Southwark Council offices; those who came to see us at Women of

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