Glasgow Zine Library

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Glasgow Zine Library is a self-publishing library, archive, and community space based in Govanhill, Glasgow, UK. Established in 2018, their collection holds over 1000 zines.

They host a year-round programme of events, along with the annual Glasgow Zine Fest

History

Glasgow Zine Library came out of Glasgow Zine Fest, which began in 2014.

Collection Policy and Donations

Glasgow Zine Library has an official collection policy[1]. They will not accept zines that perpetuate or contribute to racism, sexism, homophobia, biphobia or transphobia. They are keen to collect zines which are by LBGTQ people, people of colour, working class people, disabled people, or women, and zines on Scottish politics, feminism, local interest, sex and relationships, and mental health.

They welcome any donations, but do not guarantee they'll be displayed in the library.

They are also collecting an archive of zine and DIY culture, including zine fest and zine maker ephemera, badges, flyers, posters, merch, leaflets etc.

Physical zine donations can be sent to :

Glasgow Zine Library 636 Cathcart Road Glasgow G42 8AA

Glasgow Zine Fest

Glasgow Zine Fest has been running annually since 2014. In 2020 and 2021 they ran virtual fairs due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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