Have you noticed that Govanhill is home to an abundance of independent book shops, libraries and independent press? See the map at the back to discover these gems hidden across Govanhill and what they can offer to our community. You might even catch a glimpse of some special anti-racist libraries and window displays…
Glasgow Zine Library
32-24 Albert Rd, Glasgow G42 8DN
Opening Hours during festival: Fri & Sat 12:00 – 6:00pm
Anti-racist Library pop-up & Zine Making at GZL
Ticketed, on a sliding scale.
Glasgow Zine Library is a self-publishing library, archive and community space located in Govanhill. Come by the library during our open hours to check out our anti-racist pop up library and local wall display in our brand new space on Albert Road! There will be a curated selection of zines from our collection to read, as well as drop-in zine and badge making. There will also be free tea, coffee, hot chocolate, and cold drinks. Open to any zine making experience and family friendly.
Burning House Books
446 Cathcart Rd, Glasgow G42 7BZ
Opening hours during the festival: Thur to Sun, 11:00 – 5:00pm
Wheelchair accessible but no accessible toilet.
Vegetal Soul Launch
Sat 05 Aug 2023, 3:00 – 5:00pm
Rosie’s Disobedient Press is launching Hussein Mitha’s experimental, expansive and urgent pamphlet, ‘Vegetal Soul’. The launch will be accompanied by a responsive window display featuring woodcut and charcoal illustrations by Isobel Neviazsky. Refreshments provided.
Category is Books
34 Allison St, Glasgow G42 8NN
Opening hours during the festival: Thur – Sun 11.00am – 6.00pm
Category Is Books is an independent LGBTQIA+ bookshop in the southside of Glasgow. This bookshop is a space to learn about, be inspired by and share in their love of queer books, history, art, activism, writing and storytelling.