During August 2010

Everlasting Moments

“Everlasting Moments” (DVD 8366), from The Criterion Collection, is my recommendation for August. It was directed by Jan Troell, born 1931, in Sweden. The film takes place in 1907, Sweden among the working classes. The story follows a woman, Maria Larsson, who discovers herself through photography while wrestling with an abusive husband and raising four... more

2010 Emmy® Nominees and Winners on DVD at ZSR

While you are waiting for the new fall season of television shows to start, the Media Collection at ZSR has plenty of DVDs to fill your time! Catch up on previous seasons of some of your favorite shows, starting with the nominees and winners from Sunday’s Emmy telecast. Get them before they are checked out!... more

Murals Completed at East Entrance to ZSR

The two murals in the east entrance to the Z. Smith Reynolds Library are now both completed! Carleigh Morgan finished her mural this week! Be sure to use the east entrance and check it out! Back in May, Wake Forest student Courteney Morris (below left), and friend Jade Davis, were photographed with Courteney’s mural that... more

From the Suggestion Box: Film Suggestion

I suggest that the library purchases “Dr Dolittle” with Rex Harrison and Samantha Eggart. The film recommendation form is not working at this time. Thank you for the suggestion! We will forward it to the film selector. more

Capture the Flag @ ZSR

Friday. August 27. 9PM. ZSR Library. Capture. The. Flag. Come play ‘Capture the Flag’ @ ZSR! Red vs. Blue. Sponsored by Campus Life, Student Activities Fee, Resident Student Assocation & the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. more

Carolyn, Bobbie, and Sakai

The first day of class is an exciting time for both students and instructors. From an instructors’ perspective, the first day can also be very challenging. Although an instructor may have carefully planned and organized the day’s activities, there is always the fear that a technological glitch or a significant bug in a new system... more

single threads unbraided – A.R. Ammons Symposium

“single threads unbraided” a celebration of the work of A.R. Ammons November 15-16, 2010 This exhibit is about the poetry and painting of WFU alum, A.R. Ammons, ’49. Ammons became a nationally known poet, but is less known for his painting. ZSR will hold an opening of 20 of his paintings, which will be permanently... more

The Cuala Press and the Yeats Sisters

ZSR Special Collections holds many of the printed works of The Cuala Press. This exhibit by Carolyn Jones, tells the story of how the sisters of well known Irish writer, William Butler Yeats created this uniquely Irish press. The two sisters, Susan Mary Yeats and Elizabeth Corbet Yeats – known as Lily and Lolly created... more

The Power of “Z”

We like to think that ZSR has special powers…like helping students with research, having a great collection of films and many other scholarly assets. We like to call it-The Power of Z! Check us out! more

Secrest Series exhibit

Each year, The Secrest Series brings great music to Wake Forest. this exhibit shows the schedule for 2010-2011 more