Events & Exhibits

Sally Billman Photography Exhibit

A new exhibit from Asolare Art Foundation is now in the cases at the ZSR Library entrance. Sally Billman studied photography 35 years after college. My primary purpose in microphotography is to express beauty. The inspirations to photograph come solely from my relationships with people, animals, and nature. My art is a spontaneous outflow when... more

ZSR Painting Exhibition

The summer has begun and with the warmer weather comes a series of art exhibitions from Asolare Art Foundation. Asolare has been helping developing artists since 1997 and has held exhibits of their work from ZSR Library to Lincoln Center. The first exhibition is composed of six paintings by painter and portrait artist Gilbert Everard... more

Wake the Library – Spring 2015

Today, May 7, 2015, marks the end of yet another successful spring Wake the Library (WTL) week. This semester, WTL featured many new components that will hopefully be added to some of the traditions that encompass our WTL week. Many of the new WTL additions this semester were facilitated by the ZSR Library Ambassadors, University... more

Summer Renovation Projects to Begin in May

As soon as the last car drives off campus on graduation day, the Z. Smith Reynolds Library – with the help of Facilities – will commence with several summer renovation projects: Starbucks Refresh: After six years of brisk business, the Starbucks will receive a much-needed refresh. New furniture, carpet and finishes designed by Starbucks will... more

Senior Showcase

From present-day IVF treatments in Israel to the picturesque travel market of 18th-century Ireland to an evaluation of Basel III to the Netizens of contemporary China to advancing antibiotic development, the research presented at the Sixth Annual Senior Showcase captured the breadth and depth of undergraduate research interests. The Senior Showcase, hosted by the ZSR... more

Friday Folk Night @ ZSR: 10 String Symphony

The second annual Friday Folk Night @ ZSR featured the Nashville duo 10 String Symphony comprised of Rachel Baiman and Christian Sedelmyer (WFU-2007). The name comes from the fact that they each play a 5-string fiddle. The event was held on the evening of April 24 under cool but beautiful skies. This year the event... more

ZSR @ WFU TechXploration 2015

ZSR Library was well-represented at this year’s TechXploration! This annual university event is sponsored by the Office of the Provost and showcases the use of technologies in teaching, learning, research, engagement, and creative endeavors at Wake Forest University. What follows is a collection of brief reports from ZSR Librarians about their contributions at this year’s... more

6th Annual Senior Showcase coming on April 21

The Senior Showcase recognizes exemplary senior theses and research projects completed by Wake Forest undergraduates in their final year. Selected students have the honor of sharing their research or projects with the Wake Forest community at an event hosted by the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. Plan to join us on Tuesday, April 21, at 3... more

Release: From Stigma to Acceptance – Library Exhibit and Panels

An intriguing library exhibit and panel discussion will take place on Thursday, March 19 and Friday, March 20th. Professor Lisa Blee’s class interviewed and studied recently released individuals from the criminal justice system. The exhibit features art by these individuals, as well as quotes and narratives about their experiences. The exhibit Release: From Stigma to... more

Wake Forest Press Celebrates 40 Years

The Wake Forest University Press is celebrating its 40th year publishing contemporary Irish poetry. Over four decades WFU Press has become recognized internationally as the premier publisher of Irish poetry. A library exhibit honoring the anniversary of the WFU Press has been installed near the Starbucks entrance in ZSR Library. In 1975, Dillon Johnston, a... more