Z. Smith Reynolds Library

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Mailing Address

Mailing Address

1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27109

Help Desk at Z. Smith Reynolds Library

Your portal to infinite knowledge.

Z. Smith Reynolds Library, fondly referred to as ZSR, is the main library on campus and provides a host of services to help you succeed.

Library Resources

  • Find books, journals, videos, music, databases, newspapers, and equipment
  • Get help with papers and projects: schedule a personal research session with a subject specialist
  • Use 1,300 study spaces, including collaborative study rooms, individual carrels, and a variety of space options throughout the library
  • Attend classes on information literacy topics including “Introduction to Research,” “Disciplinary Research,” and information issues such as mis/disinformation online
  • Access class readings through Course Reserves
  • Visit Special Collections & Archives for primary sources (archives@nullwfu.edu)
  • Get help at The Writing Center and the Information Systems Help Desk, both located inside ZSR
  • Refresh yourself at Camino Bakery, which serves locally-sourced coffee and pastries just inside the front entrance
  • Utilize the Mac Lab, the library’s PCs, and our multifunction printers/scanners/copiers for papers, presentations, video creation and more.
  • Use the Smart Lockers to pick up requested books, DVDs or AV equipment even when the library is closed.

Library Hours

ZSR is open MondayThursday, 7:30 a.m.1 a.m.; Friday, 7:30 a.m.5 p.m.; Saturday, 125pm; and Sunday, 11 a.m.1 a.m.

Check our calendar for updates to the library’s scheduled hours. There are multiple 24-hour study rooms near the front entrance.


Look for AskZSR throughout the library to find assistance. Stop by the Reference Desk for personal assistance (Wilson Wing, Fourth Floor).


Year-round events including book clubs, game nights, and “Wake the Library” during finals.