Library Letters

News & Updates from ZSR Library

Access to Campus This Weekend, Oct. 9

Access to campus will be somewhat restricted beginning at 5pm on Friday, Oct. 9 and all day Saturday. Entry onto campus is only through the Reynolda and University Parkway entrances. Admittance to campus after 5pm on Saturday will require a WFU parking pass or an event ticket. Parking on Saturday is available in Lots Q,... more

A Message from the New Dean, Tim Pyatt

It is with great pleasure and much excitement that I start this fall semester as the new Dean of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. The wonderful library faculty and staff I met during my interview process were a major factor that drew me to Wake Forest University and the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. They are... more

Access Staff Retreat – July 8, 2015

Access Services had an opportunity to have a day long retreat on Wednesday, July 8.  Over the course of the last few years we’ve gone to many places up and down Reynolda Road, (cultural institutions that have spaces that are available for free.) This year we spent the majority of our day at SECCA, (SouthEastern... more

Books for Young Readers: The Joseph O. Milner Collection of Children’s Literature

In the basement of Tribble Hall is a small collection of library materials, often described as a hidden gem, nestled among offices and classrooms. These books comprise the Joseph O. Milner Collection of Children’s Literature. The collection includes a diverse range of engaging literature for young readers— from preschool through young adult. Wake Forest University... more

A Message from the Dean

This is the final issue of the ZSReads newsletter during my tenure as Dean of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. It has been my honor to serve the information needs of the students, faculty and staff of the university for 11 years. There is no better academic library anywhere, thanks to the wonderful library faculty... more

ZSR on December 23: Not a Creature is Stirring?

Twas the day before holiday break and throughout ZSR, barely a creature was stirring, not near and not far! But if you are curious and know where to look you’ll find some activity in a cranny or nook. The Wilson Wing attic is full of metal and men constructing new air ducts to keep temperatures... more

The Search for a New Z. Smith Reynolds Library Dean is Underway

After 10 years leading the Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Dean Lynn Sutton became Vice Provost on July 1 of 2014. Dean Sutton has been serving as both Dean of the Library and Vice Provost since then. Now the search committee has been formed to find a new dean for the Library and the search process... more

Give ZSR Your Input

To plan for the future, ZSR really wants to understand your perceptions and expectations of the Library, in order to provide services you need to be successful. Please take a few moments to participate in this research study by completing a short survey about ZSR and its services. The survey should take approximately 5 minutes... more

What’s The Deafening Noise All About at ZSR???

Anyone who has tried to work or study in the ZSR the past several days can be commended for possessing great stamina! The noise has been deafening and the activity of all the construction workers has been evident in multiple locations throughout the building. Have you wondered what it’s all about? By now, our regulars... more

The 2014-2015 ZSR Fellow: Le’Ron Byrd

Just to put the interesting facts out there first: (1) I was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. (Now to answer general questions you might have that comes with knowing that fact): No, I have never had a pet moose. No it is not dark all day during the winter. No, I do not know... more