Outreach

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“Not the Library You Remember” ZSR Tours for Homecoming 2022!

On Friday, September 16th, the Library hosted tours for alumni that focused on all the changes to ZSR in the last 50 years! Roz, Meghan, and Hu led 11 tours to 46 WFU Alumni from 2-4pm. The changes we described ranged from the theater moving to scales in the 1970’s to the addition of the... Continue reading ““Not the Library You Remember” ZSR Tours for Homecoming 2022!”

Go Big! The ZSR Library Hosts Our Largest Game Night to Date!

On Friday, September 9th, from 7-9 PM, the ZSR Library hosted the Wake Forest eSports Club, the Board Game Club, the Rook and Bishop Chess Club, and the Dungeons & Dragons Club, which resulted in our largest game night ever, with over 131 gamers attending the event! We had pizza, gelato, and ZSR branded “Merch”... Continue reading “Go Big! The ZSR Library Hosts Our Largest Game Night to Date!”

Book Club in a Bag! Check out Our New Book Club Kits

ZSR Book Club Kits Want to start a book club? We’ve made it easier for you with ZSR Book Club Kits! Each kit comes in a canvas tote bag and includes 10-12 paperback copies of popular fiction and nonfiction titles and access to an online discussion guide and additional resources, such as author interviews and... Continue reading “Book Club in a Bag! Check out Our New Book Club Kits”

Study Sunday @ ZSR

Last year, ZSR hosted a series of “Study Sundays” in ZSR during the first month of classes! We found that our numbers dropped precipitously after the first week, so this year we focused on one “Study Sunday” event on the first Sunday afternoon of the semester. Last year we had small giveaway items like ZSR... Continue reading “Study Sunday @ ZSR”

We Asked Our Student Ambassadors, “What Should New Students Know About ZSR?”

The ZSR Ambassadors are the library’s student advocacy group, supporting ZSR through programmatic assistance and candid feedback. Since the inception of this program in 2012, our Ambassadors have offered a student voice for outreach, service, and facility considerations, and the group is frequently consulted by library administration for their perspective and counsel. In recent years,... Continue reading “We Asked Our Student Ambassadors, “What Should New Students Know About ZSR?””

Faculty House Calls 2022 (ZSR Edition!)

On Wednesday, August 23rd, Wake Forest’s Office of Residence Life and Housing hosted the 11th annual “Faculty House Calls.” This event pairs up WFU Faculty, RL&H Staff, and RAs in teams that go door to door in the first-year residence halls giving out free “merch” (this year, we handed out color-changing cups with the residence... Continue reading “Faculty House Calls 2022 (ZSR Edition!)”

Fast, Fun, Tours of the ZSR Library – Move-in Day 2022

On Wednesday, August 17th, the ZSR Library hosted fast, fun tours of the ZSR Library for new students and their families as part of the move-in day activities! Tours started in the 24-hour room, where new students and families could grab a cup of gelato and then head out on a whirlwind tour of the... Continue reading “Fast, Fun, Tours of the ZSR Library – Move-in Day 2022”

ZSR Game Night – August 2022

On Monday, August 15th, from 7-9 pm, 55 students from three of the many pre-orientation camps now offered by WFU attended a game night in the ZSR Library. Participants from “Fresh in the Forest,” WakeABLE, MazelWAKE, and WakeWell joined an intrepid group of librarians for a fun evening (and consumed lots of gelato!) We even... Continue reading “ZSR Game Night – August 2022”

The Welcome Project at ZSR (Phase II)

“The Welcome Project” began three years ago when the people of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library began looking for ways to show all members of our community that they are welcome here. This collaboration has involved not only ZSR Library employees but also people from academic departments, Global WFU, and centers across campus. Last year... Continue reading “The Welcome Project at ZSR (Phase II)”

Books in Bloom: A ZSR Little Free Library Pop-Up at Campus Gardens

On Sunday, March 20th, ZSR Library joined the Office of Sustainability and other campus partners at Campus Gardens for the Spring Solstice Festival. The Festival was a fun and welcoming gathering of people, plants, and animals, and provided an opportunity for the campus community to welcome the budding life of spring and get a full-sensory... Continue reading “Books in Bloom: A ZSR Little Free Library Pop-Up at Campus Gardens”