Outreach

Blind Date with a Book, Valentine’s Day 2017

On Tuesday, February 14th, the ZSR Library hosted our second “Blind Date with a Book” Event! Our first event was part of the “Arive and THRIVE” event in September. At these events we give away wrapped books with a brief description written on the wrapping (but no title!) Participants read the description, select a book,... more

ZSR Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

ZSR hosted the first Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon event, on Thursday February 9th. ZSR Librarian Amanda Foster lead the workshop on how to edit Wikipedia pages and was supported by the outreach librarian team. Amanda created a list of individuals who have made a tremendous impact on our society yet who do not have much recognition on... more

Humans v Zombies @ ZSR-Spring 2017 Edition

Just when you think you are prepared for anything, that’s when you get the biggest surprise! On Friday, January 27th, the ZSR Library hosted the Spring 2017 edition of Humans v Zombies, and even after seven years of these events, there are still surprises! More young kids associated with WFU and ZSR attended this event... more

Spring Workshops for Faculty and Students

This spring, ZSR will offer 13 weekday Zotero workshops geared to faculty. In addition, encourage your students to attend one of eight Zotero workshops on Sunday afternoons. Each Sunday session will be preceded by “The Right Way to Cite,” which will take students through the basics of both MLA Seventh and Eighth edition, and APA... more

Thanksgiving Weekend Lunch at ZSR!

On Saturday, November 26th 2016, the ZSR Library hosted our third annual Thanksgiving Weekend Lunch in the atrium. Five volunteers fed 70 people sandwiches from Jimmy John’s from 11:30am-1:30pm. We want to thank our volunteers, Library Dean, Tim Pyatt, Debby Giesler Pyatt, Rosalind Tedford, and Patrick Rudd for making this event possible. We had many... more

Jump write in! November is Wake Forest Writing Month

During the month of November, ZSR Library is teaming up with the Writing Center, Library Partners Press, WFU Office of Personal and Career Development and Wake Forest University Press to bring you WaFoWriMo (Wake Forest Writing Month). In the spirit of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), WaFoWriMo is a series of fun and engaging workshops aimed to... more

ZSR en la Noche

In the Spring of 2016, the InterCultural Center reached out to ZSR to serve as a backup venue for an event they were planning! While the weather held and that event was outdoors, it served as the impetus for ZSR and OLAS to team up and host the concluding event celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at WFU!... more

Find Your Nerd Herd

Nerds just wanna have fun, right? Right. Friday, September 9th at 7:30 pm the ZSR hosted the pilot program Find Your Nerd Herd. The menu: S’more roast The fun: Cornucopia of games generously donated by ZSR staff. Corn hole. A button maker, coloring pages, and letterpress stationery by Craig Fansler (stamps provided of course). The outcome: The surprise of the evening... more

A Summer of Zombies at ZSR!

The Summer of 2016 found ZSR full of zombies! Starting with the “alumni edition” of Humans v Zombies (HvZ) where 220 alumni and their children, along with faculty and staff and their children in early June! Later in June ZSR hosted 100 students participating in the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute for Youth (BFTF)... more

Neuroscience Book Club Spring 2016

Neuroscience Professor Wayne Silver and Dance Professor Christina Soriano brought together students, other neuroscience faculty, and the PD Forward support group in Winston-Salem for a meaningful book club discussion this semester. It was an honor and a humbling experience to gather together with students and people who live with Parkinson’s Disease as their book discussion... more