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National Day of Action at ZSR

In April, the WFU Education Department and Education Library reached out to the ZSR Library, hoping to collaborate on a program for the Wednesday, May 3rd, “National Day of Action” sponsored by The African American Policy Forum (AAPF), an innovative think tank that connects academics, activists and policy-makers to promote efforts to dismantle structural inequality.... Continue reading “National Day of Action at ZSR”

ZSR Ambassadors Abroad: Hope Nitsche at Oxford

Guest blog post by ZSR Ambassador Hope Nitsche (’25) Along with exploring London, I have made an effort during my semester to take trips to other places in the United Kingdom. One of these places I visited was Oxford University, one of the top universities in the world. I had heard good things about the... Continue reading “ZSR Ambassadors Abroad: Hope Nitsche at Oxford”

Game Night@ZSR-Spring 2023 Edition!

On Friday, March 31st, 2023, the ZSR Library, along with WFU Esports, Board Game Club, and Rook and Bishop, hosted our Spring 2023 game night! Forty students participated in this fun evening from 7-9 pm! Special thanks to Mary Beth Lock, Rosalind Tedford, Daisha Bunn, and Carolyn McCallum from the ZSR team, who gave up... Continue reading “Game Night@ZSR-Spring 2023 Edition!”

ZSR Ambassadors Abroad: Hope Nitsche at the British Library

Guest blog post by ZSR Ambassador Hope Nitsche (’25) For me, a huge part of my study abroad experience is seeking out libraries and bookstores wherever I go. I love being surrounded by books, so I spend as much time as humanly possible in ZSR when I am back on campus (some people have asked... Continue reading “ZSR Ambassadors Abroad: Hope Nitsche at the British Library”

ZSR @ the Spring Equinox Festival 🌼

On Sunday, March 19th, ZSR Library joined the Office of Sustainability and other campus partners at Campus Gardens for the Spring Equinox 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 “ZSR @ the Spring Equinox Festival 🌼”

Literary Matchmaking! Blind Date with a Book at ZSR Library ❤️

On Valentine’s Day we celebrate our love of books with the campus community through our Blind Date with a Book (BDWAB) program. This year we paired ~350 books with eager students during this much beloved, pop-up library event. BDWAB aims to promote leisure reading and cultivate a community of readers on campus. To plan for... Continue reading “Literary Matchmaking! Blind Date with a Book at ZSR Library ❤️”


On the evening of Friday, January 27th, 2023, the ZSR Library hosted our first CozyFEST, and it will not be our last! This event exceeded our expectations, bringing 119 students into ZSR. We teamed up with the “World Tea Association,” a large and successful student organization that connects members of the WFU community through tea,... Continue reading “CozyFEST @ ZSR”

Adding Board Games to ZSR: A Team Effort!

Thanks to an incredible team effort across ZSR, we now have a collection of board games ready for checkout! While ZSR has had games available for students on Wilson 4 for over a year, it’s only recently, after conversations with students from the board game club and others at ZSR, that we came up with... Continue reading “Adding Board Games to ZSR: A Team Effort!”

2022: The Year in Reading

As we bid farewell to 2022, 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 librarians and staff members wanted to share their favorite reads in... Continue reading “2022: The Year in Reading”

Neuroscience Book Club: The Brain in Search of Itself

The Biology Department’s Neuroscience Program has facilitated their book club each semester for many years and offers participation to students, faculty, and staff. This fall’s meeting featured Benjamin Ehrlich’s The Brain in Search of Itself: Santiago Ramón y Cajal and the Story of the Neuron. Over the course of three meetings, about 40 students and... Continue reading “Neuroscience Book Club: The Brain in Search of Itself”