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Using the Library

The library’s collections are open to the general public for research, photocopying and scanning. In many cases, borrowing privileges are extended to guests free of charge. Special arrangements have been made to provide borrowing privileges for free for certain categories of guest borrowers. Unaffiliated borrowers can purchase a library card for an annual fee of $50. See our Circulation Policies for more information.

Computers & Network Access

Public computers in the building are available for use by visitors. For access to the WFU network via personal computers, go to The Bridge on the second floor of the Wilson wing to get a WFU visitor wireless network account. Note: If you have a WFU username and password, you can create a WFU visitor wireless network account for others.

Visitor Hours

Guests are welcome to use the library prior to midnight during the semester when the library is on its 24/5 schedule. Between midnight and 8:00AM when the building is open 24 hours, the library is open only to students, faculty, and staff of Wake Forest University.

Getting Here

The Z. Smith Reynolds Library (GPS: 36.132055, -80.278087) is located at 1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106.  See our Maps and Directions for more information.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 336-758-5475.