Visitors & Community

Using the Library

The ZSR Library’s collections are open to the general public for research, photocopying, and scanning.

Visitor Hours

Guests are welcome to use the library prior to 10PM during the semester when the library is on its 24/5 schedule. Between 10PM and 7AM when the building is open 24 hours, the library is open only to students, faculty, and staff of Wake Forest University.

Computers & Network Access

Public computers in the building are available for use by visitors. For access to the WFU network via personal computers, WFU provides an open wireless network, WFUguest; it does not require a sponsor or a password.

Library Borrower Cards

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; accepted payment methods are cash, check, and credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or American Express).

Library borrower cards have a 10-book checkout limit with a 4-week checkout period. Media items are not available for checkout. For more information, see our Circulation Policies or contact the Circulation Desk at 336-758-4931.

Apply for a Library Card

Getting Here

ZSR Library is located at 1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27106. Directions to the library are available online.