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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”

Share Words of Encouragement!

YOU CAN DO IT! Exam week is just around the corner! And during this time of stress and uncertainty, we’re asking our community members to share their favorite quotes and words of encouragement for anyone gearing up to take the final exams. Your words of encouragement will be shared with students during exam week. Share... Continue reading “Share Words of Encouragement!”

WFU Graduate Student Thesis Boot Camp-“Shut Up and Write” Sessions during Spring Break 2020

On Monday, March 9 and 10, the ZSR Library hosted our annual WFU Graduate Student Thesis Boot Camp-“Shut Up and Write” Sessions. Eleven graduate students attended the writing sessions in the morning and afternoon, fueled by coffee and lunch generously provided both days by the Dean of the Library, the Dean of the Graduate School,... Continue reading “WFU Graduate Student Thesis Boot Camp-“Shut Up and Write” Sessions during Spring Break 2020”

Dean’s List Gala, February 21, 2020

The Z. Smith Reynolds Library hosted the 7th Annual Dean’s List Gala on Friday, February 21, 2020.  This event, a tradition held in February every year since 2014, honors the Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors who made the Dean’s List in the spring or fall semester in 2019. Students enjoyed a brief respite from studying to... Continue reading “Dean’s List Gala, February 21, 2020”

Writers’ Camp 2020

On Friday, January 31st, 2020, twenty-six Wake Forest student authors spent eight hours in the ZSR Library writing the third edition of our Writers’ Camp series. After an excellent and inspiring keynote address by Dr. Ryan Shirey at 4 pm, and a pizza dinner sponsored by the Office of Personal and Career Development, students fueled... Continue reading “Writers’ Camp 2020”

2019: The Year in Reading

As 2019 comes to a close, let’s take a moment to reflect upon 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. Browsing book with most checkouts of 2019 Becoming by Michelle Obama Frequently checked out... Continue reading “2019: The Year in Reading”