During March 2007

Here @ ZSR

Maya Angelou’s Writings Exhibit

On April 12, 2007, the ZSR Library honored Maya Angelou for her gift of the papers from her films. These manuscripts, photos, personal notes, playbills, etc. are a huge and valuable collection that will assist researchers in the future. On April 12, 2007, the ZSR Library honored Maya Angelou for her gift of the papers... Continue reading “Maya Angelou’s Writings Exhibit”

From the Director

In this last column under the old GAZ format, I am still mindful of salary issues, given President Hatch’s email to staff last week regarding salary pools. As everyone on the ZSR staff should know by now, I place a very high priority on achieving fair and equitable salaries for all classifications of library staff.... Continue reading “From the Director”

Spring Weather Draws Students to Campus

In September 2006, I received an email message from John Ake concerning a teacher in Surry County who wanted to bring her middle school class to the library. The group from J. Sam Gentry Middle School in Mt. Airy would be dropping by after their visit to the ACC Tournament on March 2. After I... Continue reading “Spring Weather Draws Students to Campus”

Get Game @ ZSR

On Friday, February 9th from 7-11pm, the Z. Smith Reynolds Library hosted its fourth Get Game@ZSR event. This open video game night drew a good crowd of students along with some University faculty and staff and their kids. It was our largest group thus far. We tried some new marketing tactics and the new game... Continue reading “Get Game @ ZSR”

Yoga at Your Desk Session

On Wednesday, January 31st, Valerie Kiser from Sunrise Yoga Studio led a “Yoga at your Desk” session for any interested staff members. About 10 ZSR folks attended, and we learned how we can stretch throughout the day, even if we’re sitting at our desks. The poses she showed us each focused on different parts of... Continue reading “Yoga at Your Desk Session”