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ZSR’s Summer Reading Challenge

We’re gearing up for another season of summer reading– that glorious time of the year when we can kick back and embrace our leisure reading pursuits! This summer, in an effort to highlight diverse literature and minority authors, we are hosting a new summer reading challenge that focuses on promoting diverse authors, Own Voices titles,... Continue reading “ZSR’s Summer Reading Challenge”

Share Words of Encouragement for Finals Week!

Exam week is just around the corner! To support and motivate our students during this stressful time, we’re asking University community members to share their favorite quotes and words of encouragement. Your words of encouragement will be displayed throughout ZSR Library and shared with students during exam week. Thank you for supporting our students! Go... Continue reading “Share Words of Encouragement for Finals Week!”

New Ambassadors Meet & Greet

Spring has sprung! And last Thursday afternoon, amid the budding campus landscape, we met to welcome a new cohort of ZSR Library Ambassadors. This was a very special moment, as it was the first time since moving to virtual meetings and programs last spring that we were able to congregate in person (in accordance with... Continue reading “New Ambassadors Meet & Greet”

Guest Post from ZSR Ambassador, Kendall John

Sometime in the year 2017, a slightly younger me came to join the Wake Forest community for the first time. In true Work Forest fashion, much of my time was spent at the ZSR. The library gave me a place to meet and bond with my first friends as freshmen, and sometimes we would get... Continue reading “Guest Post from ZSR Ambassador, Kendall John”

Graduate Student Thesis Research Retreat-Spring ’21

In the Fall of 2018, the ZSR Library began partnering with the Graduate School and Graduate Programs in Biomedical Science to offer graduate students a “Thesis Boot Camp” and in the Spring of each year since then, we’ve also offered a “Shut Up and Write” session over Spring Break! We held our 2020 “Shut Up... Continue reading “Graduate Student Thesis Research Retreat-Spring ’21”

2020: The Year in Reading

As we bid farewell to 2020, let’s take a moment to review our year in reading. The following titles from our browsing collection represent books that were frequently checked out by members of our reading community in the past year. Additionally, a few ZSR staffers wanted to share their favorite reads in 2020. And, we’d... Continue reading “2020: The Year in Reading”

Reminder: Register for Dr. Sam Gladding’s Presention, November 10, 2020

Join us for our third Special Collections & Archives fall program: Off the Courthouse Square: A Memoir of My Life Up to Age 21 with Dr. Sam Gladding Tuesday, November 10 at 5:30 p.m. ET (Registration required) Join ZSR Special Collections and Archives, in partnership with Bookmarks, Winston-Salem’s independent bookstore and non-profit literary society, where... Continue reading “Reminder: Register for Dr. Sam Gladding’s Presention, November 10, 2020”

ZSR Park Cleanup

On Saturday, October 3rd, a crisp but clear morning, several ZSR Library employees participated in the Belview Park Cleanup. The Library has been conducting the cleanups at the neighborhood park for a number of years. Owing to the pandemic, we hadn’t been to the park since early March, just before the initial stay at home... Continue reading “ZSR Park Cleanup”

ZSR Library’s Mis/disinformation Online Workshop Series-Summer 2020

The ZSR Library hosted a four-workshop series in June on mis/disinformation online. We’ve had an average of 42 attendees at each online workshop! They’ve been so successful we’ve decided to repeat the series in July! In August, Rosalind Tedford will be creating and leading a workshop on mis/disinformation around vaccines! We’ve also been posting videos... Continue reading “ZSR Library’s Mis/disinformation Online Workshop Series-Summer 2020”

Book Recommendations from Our Summer Reading Social

To kick off the start of summer reading season, ZSR librarians hosted a virtual Summer Reading Social on Tuesday, May 5th. This inaugural program allowed us to share our favorite titles from the past year and offer literary genre recommendations. Participants were also eager to share favorite titles and suggested reads for summer. We had... Continue reading “Book Recommendations from Our Summer Reading Social”