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Five ZSR Spaces for Serious Study

Final exams are drawing closer, and you need to find a study are where you can put down roots for a few hours. There’s one problem: the study rooms are occupied, areas like the Atrium and Government Documents on Reynolds 4 won’t work, and you want to find a place that is truly out of the... more

A Salute to Wanda Brown

When Wanda Kay Brown began working at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library in 1977, it was a different place. For starters, there was only one wing to the building, and a parking lot was behind it. The card catalog was the primary method to discover library materials. Microfilm, paper indexes, and movies on 16 mm... more

ZSR and the 2016 Oscars!

It’s that time again!  The 88th Academy Awards (or Oscars) will be presented at 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 28 on ABC.  However, ZSR has several movies that were nominated this year in our collection right now! Presented for your consideration below are the films that are currently available as well as the categories for which they... more

The Library Lecture Series presents “A Conversation with Mr. Wake Forest”

The Z. Smith Reynolds Library proudly presents “A Conversation with Mr. Wake Forest: A Question & Answer Time with Provost Emeritus Ed Wilson”. It will take place on Thursday, September 24 at 4:00 p.m. in the Library Auditorium (Room 404) as part of the Library Lecture Series. Known as “Mr. Wake Forest” to generations of... more

Fall 2015 Library Lecture Series

Naveed Jamali Book Talk and Signing: How to Catch a Russian Spy Friday, Sept. 11, 3:30 p.m. ZSR Special Collections Reading Room (Room 625, Reynolds Wing) Corey D.B. Walker, Dean, College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education, Winston-Salem State University: “Fifeville and the Fate of the Humanities” Thursday, Sept. 17, 4 p.m. ZSR Library Auditorium... more

ZSR and the 2015 Oscars!

The 87th Academy Awards ceremony will be telecast on Sunday, February 22, and several of the nominated films are in ZSR’s Media Collection! Here’s a list of those films that are currently available as well as the categories in which they received a nomination. Boyhood – DVD 13162 Best Picture- Richard Linklater, Cathleen Sutherland Best... more

A Conversation with Mr. Wake Forest: A Student Event with Provost Emeritus Ed Wilson

The Z. Smith Reynolds Library proudly presents the first Library Lecture Series event for the semester: “A Conversation with Mr. Wake Forest: A Student Event with Provost Emeritus Ed Wilson”. It will take place on Thursday, January 22 at 4:00 p.m. Students are invited to join Dr. Wilson, “Mr. Wake Forest”, for an informal discussion... more

Library Lecture Series

Najla Said Book Talk and Signing: Looking for Palestine: Growing Up Confused in an Arab-American Family Friday, September 5 at 10 a.m. ZSR Library Auditorium (Room 404, Reynolds Wing) Lev Grossman Book Talk and Signing: The Magician’s Land Friday, September 5 at 3 p.m. ZSR Special Collections Reading Room (Room 625, Reynolds Wing) Kate Bruce,... more

Spring 2014 ZSR Library Lecture Series

The ZSR Library Lecture Series will resume on Thursday, January 23, at 3 p.m. with Nancy Aguillon ’13. She received the WFU/WSSU Martin Luther King, Jr. “Building the Dream” Award in 2013. Two lectures are scheduled for February. Student Government President Jacqueline Sutherland and Blythe Riggan (The Nyanya Project) will speak on their experiences in... more

Ten Lists of the Best Books of 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, it’s customary to see “Best of _____” lists for every category to appear. We wanted to share ten lists of the “Best Books of 2013” with you, and maybe you’ll find a few that will spark interest with your own favorite authors, genres and styles. The New York Times... more

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