Events & Exhibits

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7th Annual Senior Showcase April 19

Join us in celebrating exemplary undergraduate research at the 7th Annual Senior Showcase, hosted by the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. This year’s honorees are: Emily Goodman, Romance Languages Andrew Hayes, Theatre & Dance Adam Hammer, Politics & International Affairs Kathleen DiNapoli, Biology Each student will present their research during the Showcase, and will address questions... more

Celebrating 10 Years of Wake the Library!

This semester marks the 10th anniversary of Wake the Library! Thousands of cups of coffee, pizza slices, and sleepless nights have ingrained this event into the library’s consciousness– and it all began in the spring semester of 2006. Prior to this time, ZSR was open from 7 am to midnight, forcing students to find other study... more

Moroccan Mosque Exhibit

The current exhibit in the lobby cases of ZSR is an exhibit on Moroccan Mosques by James Llewellyn. Llewellyn is a Wake Forest Sophomore who traveled to Morocco and studied there. He wants students and other observers to learn about Islam from this architectural form. Llewellyn states that the Quran does not say anything specific... more

Senior Showcase to Return in April

On April 19, ZSR will host the seventh annual Senior Showcase to celebrate outstanding research and artistic theses or projects completed by Wake Forest undergraduates. Since 2010, the Showcase has featured the research of over 20 former students, representing numerous academic fields, from philosophy to theatre to anthropology to chemistry. As an additional recognition of... more

Reynolda: An American Story – Library Lecture Series Special Opportunity

ZSR and the Reynolda House Museum of American Art will offer for the first time a six-part lecture course that will examine the Reynolda estate through the lens of 20th-century American history. The course covers topics such as tobacco, the American Country Place Era, women’s history and the story of the new South. Participants will... more

Spring 2016 Library Lecture Series

ZSR proudly announces the Spring 2016 Lecture Series. Lectures this semester include: The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr./Building the Dream Lecture by Nehemiah Rolle; “The History of WFDD” by Molly Davis and Sara Chisesi; “The Pope, Peru and Paris” by Associate Professor of the Practice Justin Catanoso; “Feeling My Neighbor’s Faith” by Associate Professor... more

Love Your Library and Welcome Dean Pyatt

This Friday, students, staff, faculty, and friends of Wake Forest will join in the atrium of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library for our first-ever Love Your Library event, where we will also welcome Tim Pyatt as Dean of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. We invite you to join us as we congratulate Tim and also recognize the... more

2015 Banned Books Week Exhibit

This year, Banned Books Week is from September 27 – October 3. The purpose of this event, begun in 1982 by the American Library Association, is to highlight what books are challenged or banned in schools and libraries each year. The event also serves to celebrate the freedom to read and freedom from censorship. This... more

The Library Lecture Series presents “A Conversation with Mr. Wake Forest”

The Z. Smith Reynolds Library proudly presents “A Conversation with Mr. Wake Forest: A Question & Answer Time with Provost Emeritus Ed Wilson”. It will take place on Thursday, September 24 at 4:00 p.m. in the Library Auditorium (Room 404) as part of the Library Lecture Series. Known as “Mr. Wake Forest” to generations of... more

ZSR and WFU THRIVE on the First Day of Classes

As many know, the WFU THRIVE initiative is dedicated to ensuring wellbeing over eight holistic dimensions: Emotional, Social, Intellectual, Physical, Financial, Occupational, Spiritual and Environmental. This unique program officially kicked off in the Fall of 2014 and has already made inroads in campus wellbeing. The THRIVE office has decided to do an annual event for... more