Events & Exhibits

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Bookmarks Event: Southern Lit Lunch

As a winner of a ZSR sponsored ticket to the 17th Annual Bookmarks Festival of Authors Southern Lit Lunch (thanks Tim & Mary Beth!), I had the opportunity to attend my first Bookmarks author book conversation and signing event on Friday, September 23. The first annual Southern Lit Lunch featured North Carolina’s own Sarah Addison... Continue reading “Bookmarks Event: Southern Lit Lunch”

Intersections: Roads of Honor

Intersections: Roads of Honor “Intersections: Roads of Honor,” a popup exhibit featuring historical images and biographies of the honorees as well as a map, will be on display on campus in Z. Smith Reynolds Library’s Special Collections and Archives, Room 625 (September 2), Shorty’s exhibit case in Benson University Center (September 13) , and during... Continue reading “Intersections: Roads of Honor”

ZSR Board of Visitors Summer Book Club — Nonfiction Selection

Please join us on August 4th at 4:00 PM ET to discuss Phoebe Zerwick’s Beyond Innocence: The Life Sentence of Darryl Hunt. This highly readable book tells the powerful story of Darryl Hunt’s wrongful incarceration, the struggles to prove his innocence, and the challenges he faced after being released and proved innocent. Zerwick shares Hunt’s... Continue reading “ZSR Board of Visitors Summer Book Club — Nonfiction Selection”

Homecoming: Special Collections & Archives

Homecoming is always a special event on the Wake Forest campus, but it was especially poignant this year. Special Collections was involved in a variety of events, and we appreciated seeing all the happy faces of our alums! On Friday afternoon, we hosted a reunion of the 1968 Football Team with over 75 team and... Continue reading “Homecoming: Special Collections & Archives”

Call for Applications: Faculty Workshop on Integrating Information Literacy Skills in Introductory Courses

ZSR Library invites all Wake Forest faculty teaching divisionals, first year seminars, and introductory writing courses to join us in a 3-day workshop on advancing the information literacy skills of students taking introductory courses. Faculty who would like to further develop or engage with information literacy concepts or skills in their courses are encouraged to... Continue reading “Call for Applications: Faculty Workshop on Integrating Information Literacy Skills in Introductory Courses”

A Conversation with Ryan Ramsey, ‘03 Chief of Staff, Library of Congress

Ryan Ramsey, ‘03, was our Wake connection when the University awarded Dr. Carla Hayden, the first woman and African American to be Librarian of Congress, an honorary doctorate. Join us On April 15th at 4:00 PM in a conversation with Ryan and ZSR Ambassador Rebecca Walker, as we learn about Ryan’s journey from Wake Forest... Continue reading “A Conversation with Ryan Ramsey, ‘03 Chief of Staff, Library of Congress”

DH@Wake Speaker Series: Dr. Kenneth Price on The Walt Whitman Archive

The ZSR Library DH@Wake Speaker Series, in conjunction with Special Collections & Archives and the Wake Forest Department of English, is pleased to host a lecture by Dr. Kenneth Price, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, on Tuesday, September 24 at 4:00 pm in ZSR 404. A reception and Walt Whitman pop-up exhibit in the Special Collections Reading... Continue reading “DH@Wake Speaker Series: Dr. Kenneth Price on The Walt Whitman Archive”

Friends of ZSR Goes to Bookmarks Fest!

We are debuting our donor program Friends of ZSR Library at Bookmarks Literary Arts Organization & Book Festival, Saturday September 7th, as part of their street fair! Our booth will be sharing signup info, invites to upcoming events, tons of fun swag, and a raffle of 3 Kindles for people who sign up for more... Continue reading “Friends of ZSR Goes to Bookmarks Fest!”

WakeHacks 2019

On Friday, March 29th, 2019, the ZSR Library served as the location for the WakeHacks 2019, a 24-hour “hackathon” that began at 7 pm and continued until 7 pm Saturday! More than 40 students attended this event, with 42 present for the opening ceremony. On Saturday there were sponsor and partner talks, and an escape... Continue reading “WakeHacks 2019”

It’s Time to Wake the Library – Fall 2018

Ready for exams? We are! Wake the Library is an exam week tradition of 24/7 study, free food, and other surprises! Here is a little bit more information for your exam week survival in ZSR. The Hours ZSR Library is committed to staying open 24/7 for Wake the Library (12/9-12/15). If we have power, we’ll... Continue reading “It’s Time to Wake the Library – Fall 2018”