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Remembering Julia Bradford

Longtime users of the North Carolina Baptist Historical Collection at ZSR Library will remember Julia Bradford, who was an assistant in the collection from 1990 until her retirement in 2011. Julia passed away recently after a long illness. Julia regularly went out of her way to provide assistance to researchers and genealogists in the NCBHC.... Continue reading “Remembering Julia Bradford”

Bookmarks Event: Southern Lit Lunch

As a winner of a ZSR sponsored ticket to the 17th Annual Bookmarks Festival of Authors Southern Lit Lunch (thanks Tim & Mary Beth!), I had the opportunity to attend my first Bookmarks author book conversation and signing event on Friday, September 23. The first annual Southern Lit Lunch featured North Carolina‚Äôs own Sarah Addison... Continue reading “Bookmarks Event: Southern Lit Lunch”

5 Questions with Mary Beth Lock

Welcome back to another installment of 5 Questions! If you would like to choose 5 Questions yourself, feel free to choose 5 from this form. Mary Beth Lock, Associate Dean Tell us about what you do at ZSR Library? My portfolio includes managing our facilities, and keeping our aging infrastructure sound; appointing and coordinating Library... Continue reading “5 Questions with Mary Beth Lock”

Special Collections & Archives Homecoming 2022

Special Collections & Archives (SCA) had a very busy and productive Homecoming Weekend! In addition to hosting and sponsoring events, we also met with several donors who brought us more materials for the University Archives, which is always appreciated. On Thursday, Tanya hosted an event for WF alumnae and SCA donor Jane Crosthwaite (WF Class... Continue reading “Special Collections & Archives Homecoming 2022”

“Not the Library You Remember” ZSR Tours for Homecoming 2022!

On Friday, September 16th, the Library hosted tours for alumni that focused on all the changes to ZSR in the last 50 years! Roz, Meghan, and Hu led 11 tours to 46 WFU Alumni from 2-4pm. The changes we described ranged from the theater moving to scales in the 1970’s to the addition of the... Continue reading ““Not the Library You Remember” ZSR Tours for Homecoming 2022!”

Great Houses and Their Stories: Winston-Salem’s Era of Success, 1912-1940

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Go Big! The ZSR Library Hosts Our Largest Game Night to Date!

On Friday, September 9th, from 7-9 PM, the ZSR Library hosted the Wake Forest eSports Club, the Board Game Club, the Rook and Bishop Chess Club, and the Dungeons & Dragons Club, which resulted in our largest game night ever, with over 131 gamers attending the event! We had pizza, gelato, and ZSR branded “Merch”... Continue reading “Go Big! The ZSR Library Hosts Our Largest Game Night to Date!”

Book Club in a Bag! Check out Our New Book Club Kits

ZSR Book Club Kits Want to start a book club? We’ve made it easier for you with ZSR Book Club Kits! Each kit comes in a canvas tote bag and includes 10-12 paperback copies of popular fiction and nonfiction titles and access to an online discussion guide and additional resources, such as author interviews and... Continue reading “Book Club in a Bag! Check out Our New Book Club Kits”

New Selections from the Digital Collections

We have more great additions to our Digital Collections, as we near closer to our 100 collections milestone. Here are our latest collections currently available. David Allen Hills Collection David Allen Hills was a professor of psychology at Wake Forest University. He received his bachelor’s degree in English at the University of Kansas in Lawrence,... Continue reading “New Selections from the Digital Collections”

5 Questions with Tim Pyatt

Welcome back to another installment of 5 Questions! If you would like to choose 5 Questions yourself, feel free to choose 5 from this form. Tim Pyatt, Dean of Z. Smith Reynolds Library Tell us about what you do at the library. It is my privilege to lead a dedicated group of library employees who... Continue reading “5 Questions with Tim Pyatt”