Events & Exhibits

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The ZSR Open – Mini Golf in the Library, Take Two!

On Friday, September 6th from 7:30-9:00 PM, the ZSR Library hosted our second “ZSR Open.” We had 35 students play the six-hole course in the Library that started at the ZSR Circulation Desk, continued to the Reference Desk and the Media Room, then on to the Writing Center, up to the Special Collections reading room,... Continue reading “The ZSR Open – Mini Golf in the Library, Take Two!”

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!”

OUTBREAK@ZSR – It Takes A Village

The ZSR Library hosted three awesome “Outbreak@ZSR” humans v zombies events this Summer! First, there was “OUTBREAK! Alumni Edition” for WFU Fac/Staff/kids and local Alumni, and then there was another game of OUTBREAK for the Pre-Orientation Camps on Monday, August 19th, and finally, on Saturday, August 31st, more than 150 students attended “OUTBREAK@ZSR” as part... Continue reading “OUTBREAK@ZSR – It Takes A Village”

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”

OUTBREAK@ZSR! Humans v Zombies Gets an Upgrade!

On the evening of Friday, July 6th, the ZSR Library hosted our first game of OUTBREAK! for 90 students from the Ben Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute and almost 50 students from the WFU Debate Camp! This updated version of Humans v Zombies uses bright yellow foam balls to replace Nerf blasters,┬áspeeding up the game... Continue reading “OUTBREAK@ZSR! Humans v Zombies Gets an Upgrade!”

Library Lecture Series – Spring 2018

Todd McFall, The NCAA Faces Steep Trade-Offs from Its Governance Decisions. Wednesday, January 31, 4-5 p.m., ZSR Library Auditorium (Room 404, Reynolds Wing) Bob Browne, Ancient Forests of England. Wednesday, February 7, 4-5 p.m., ZSR Library Auditorium (Room 404, Reynolds Wing) Anna Fields, The Girl in the Show: Three Generations of Comedy, Culture & Feminism.... Continue reading “Library Lecture Series – Spring 2018”

Upcoming Events

Events at ZSR this fall include the Library Lecture Series, Undergraduate Research Day and A Spooky Night in Special Collections & Archives. Library Lecture Series Welcomes Kirt Gonzales Kirt Gonzales, Your Life Has Value. Thursday, October 5, 4-5 p.m., ZSR Library Auditorium (Room 404, Reynolds Wing). A Spooky Night in Special Collections & Archives Special... Continue reading “Upcoming Events”

National Poetry Month

The following post was written by our friends at the Wake Forest University Press, the premiere publisher of Irish Poetry in North America. We thank Fahad Rahmat and Rachel Stewart for their collaboration and engaging blog post! National Poetry Month is the largest celebration of literature on the globe. The month of April is meant... Continue reading “National Poetry Month”