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Happy Easter

April 4th, 2012 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Features

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Happy St. Patricks Day

March 9th, 2012 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Features

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Happy Valentines Wishes

February 7th, 2012 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Features

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They’re Back . . . Christmas is Upon Us

November 9th, 2011 by Amee Odom in Features, From the Director


Laila Lalami:

September 19th, 2011 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Features, Friends of the Library

Friends of the Ethel K. Smith Library and Wingate University Board of Visitors are proud to announce that Laila Lalami will be at Wingate University on September 19-20, 2011 for a campus visit, class discussions, author lecture, book signing, and more.

The Schedule of events at the LaVerne Banquet Hall on the Wingate Campus are as follows:

  • 12:00 noon Luncheon
  • 12:30 p.m. Author Talk
  • 1:00 p.m. Book Signing

General admission is $30.00, high school student $15.00.  Business attire expected.  For reservations please contact Christy Inge at (704) 233-8091 or  For more information on this event, see

Find Lalami on Facebook or follow her on Twitter!

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Individual and Quiet Study Rooms Available at the Library

April 15th, 2010 by Isaac Meadows in Announcements, Features

Need someplace quiet to study? The Ethel K. Smith Library has the solution!

Individual and quiet study options available at the Library include:

15 individual study carrels in the Quiet Room located off the Mezzanine on the 2nd floor. No key is necessary.

Seven two-person individual study cubicles located off the AV Hallway on the 1st floor. Keys for these rooms are available for checkout at Circulation.

For more information about the Library, just Ask Ethel or call the reference desk at 704-233-8097. It’s always a great day at the Ethel K.!

Celebrate National Library Week with the EKS Library

April 12th, 2010 by Amee Odom in Announcements, Features

Celebrate National Library Week (April 11-17, 2010) with the EKS Library.  The American Library Association (ALA) has been celebrating National Library Week since 1958 to endorse the importance of libraries in their respective communities.

To join in the festivities, the EKS Library will debut a series of ALA READ posters at this week’s Faculty/Staff lunch featuring local Wingate University faces such as Megan Wood, 2009-2010 SGA President (at left). Posters will then be on display in the EKS Library.

For more information about ALA’s National Library Week, please visit:

The World at the Library

February 25th, 2010 by Isaac Meadows in Features, Interlibrary Loan

InterLibrary Loan (ILL) is a service whereby the Ethel K. Smith Library can request a copy of books or articles we do not own or have access to from another library. Articles cost 10¢ per page, but there is no charge for book requests. ILL requests can take anywhere from 2 days to 2 weeks to fulfill. Visit the InterLibrary Loan link on the Library homepage for more information!

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WiFi at the Library

February 21st, 2010 by Isaac Meadows in Features

Bring your laptop computers and mobile devices! Free wireless Internet access is available in the Ethel K. Smith Library and in the Ethel K. Café. The networks are:

EKS Library: WaveLAN

Ethel K. Café: CoffeeBar

Happy computing!

For more information, Ask Ethel or contact the Reference Desk at 704-233-8097.

Computers at the Library

February 14th, 2010 by Isaac Meadows in Features

The Library offers two computing areas to serve your needs.

The Library Lab has two scanners and 12 Dell Desktops available with Internet access, Microsoft Office, SPSS, and other specialized software. Network login is required.

The Reference Area has 19 HP Thin Clients available for Internet access and research using the Library’s databases. No software or word processing is loaded on these units and no login is required.

For more information, call the Reference Desk at 704-233-8097 or use Ask Ethel for online assistance.

It’s a great day at the Ethel K.!

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