70th Anniversary of Wake Forest Groundbreaking — Friday, Oct 15, 2021 11:40 am — Oct. 15 marks the 70th anniversary of the groundbreaking for Wake Forest’s campus in Winston-Salem. In 1951, Wake Forest President Harold Tribble was looking to do something that would send a clear signal that the move from Wake Forest, N.C., was going to happen. He parlayed Gordon Gray’s contacts from his time as a White […]
The ZSR Library’s Little Free Library Expands to THREE Locations! — Thursday, Oct 14, 2021 9:59 am — In the Summer of 2021, with the help of an Innovation Grant from the Dean of ZSR, the ZSR Library’s Little Free Library expanded and moved into the 24-hour study space at the front of ZSR. (Shoutout to Bookmarks, our local, independent bookstore, for passing along “advance reader copies” [ARCs] to help stock the library […]
Author Ed Southern, Fight Songs: A Story of Love and Sports in a Complicated South — Tuesday, Oct 12, 2021 3:11 pm — Join author Ed Southern as he talks about his new book Fight Songs: A Story of Love and Sports in a Complicated South. Register for this event › (Zoom link will be sent closer to the event)
History of Wake Forest Campus Style — Monday, Oct 11, 2021 2:54 pm — Join Special Collections & Archives and the Wake Forest Historical Museum as we showcase campus styles over the decades. Featuring clothing, accessories, and photographs, we will highlight fashions and styles Wake Foresters have been sporting for decades. We hope you can join us for this fun virtual event! Register for this event › (Zoom link […]
Creativity, History, and Zines: A Conversation with Archivists — Monday, Oct 11, 2021 2:41 pm — Come join North Carolina Triad/Triangle archivists as they discuss the joy of zines—their construction, collection, and discovery as part of library collections, and what they represent for the communities and individuals who create them. Zines have long been a way for those marginalized by American society to have a voice of their own. They have […]
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